Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is a common condition in which the force of blood pushing against the walls of your arteries is too high. This can damage your arteries and increase your risk of heart disease, stroke, and other health problems.
Most people with hypertension don’t have any symptoms. However, some people may experience:
- Blurred vision
- Chest pain
- Shortness of breath
The exact cause of hypertension is unknown, but many factors can increase your risk, including:
- Family history
- Physical inactivity
- Too much salt in your diet
- Too much alcohol
- Certain medications
- Certain medical conditions, such as diabetes and kidney disease
The goal of treatment for hypertension is to lower your blood pressure to a healthy level. This can be done with lifestyle changes, such as losing weight, eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, and not smoking. In some cases, allopathic medications may also be needed which never cure a patient.
The following lifestyle changes can help lower your blood pressure:
- Lose weight if you are overweight or obese.
- Eat a healthy diet that is low in saturated fat, trans fat, and sodium.
- Get regular physical activity.
- Limit your alcohol intake.
- Stop smoking.
Homeopathic treatment along with modifying the lifestyle is the best approach to cure hypertension. There are about 100 homeopathic remedies including some most used remedies like – Acon, Adren, Ail, Bell, Glon, Grat, Lach, Med, Nit-ac, Nux-v, Plb, Ser-ang, Staph, Sulph, Verat-v, Visc.
It is important to monitor your blood pressure regularly to make sure that it is in the normal range. You can do this at home with a blood pressure monitor or at your doctor’s office.
There are no surefire ways to prevent hypertension, but there are things you can do to lower your risk, such as:
- Maintaining a healthy weight
- Eating a healthy diet
- Exercising regularly
- Not smoking
- Limiting your alcohol intake
- Managing stress
If you have any concerns about your blood pressure, talk to your doctor, especially to a qualified and experienced homeopath.