The effect of high blood pressure on the physiology is often underestimated.
However, for many people preventing high blood pressure is actually quite simple. The most obvious way to prevent high blood pressure is to adopt a healthier lifestyle.
These steps include maintaining a healthy weight; being physically active; following a healthy eating plan, that emphasizes fruits, vegetables, and low-fat dairy foods; choosing and preparing foods with less salt and sodium; and, if you drink alcoholic beverages, drinking in moderation.
Preventing High Blood Pressure with Lifestyle Choices
In this section, you will learn more about healthy lifestyle habits for preventing and controlling high blood pressure
- Following a Healthy Eating Pattern
- Reducing Salt and Sodium in Your Diet
- Behaviours That Will Help You Lose Weight
- Being Physically Active
- Limiting Alcohol Intake
- Quitting Smoking
- F&Q’s on Other Factors Affecting Blood Pressure
Healthy, Wealthy and Wise
Vedic Meditation is the best time investment you can make. If you believe that health is wealth, then Vedic Meditation twice a day for twenty minutes will make you a rich person.
Vedic Meditation significantly improves overall health. The stress release and deep rest achieved during Vedic Meditation, activates the body’s own healing responses.
This release of stress during just twenty minutes of Vedic Meditation causes our muscles to relax, including the muscular walls of our blood vessels. This allows more blood through the vessels with less resistance to the overall flow. This of cause means lower blood pressure.
Therefore the combination of Vedic Meditation, for twenty minutes twice a day, with a good diet – especially a low fat, low salt diet – and physical exercise, is a great method for preventing high blood pressure.
Increased Circulation Benefits all Organs and Glands
The regular practice of Vedic Meditation also stimulates our glands to produce hormones. Additionally, it increases blood flow;
An increase of blood flow to the brain means we feel fresher and can think more clearly.
An increase of blood flow to the digestive system means we will digest and assimilate food better.
The information contained on this site is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical Advice.
Monitoring Blood Pressure at Home
One of the greatest benefits of monitoring your blood pressure yourself is that you will have a much better understanding of your condition.
Do You Have High Blood Pressure?
Then you need to read this book, by New Zealand author, Dr. David Lovell-Smith.
In this book, Dr. David Lovell-Smith describes how his patients successfully used diet, lifestyle changes, and Transcendental Meditation to bring their blood pressure down.
This book offers new hope and insight for those with high blood pressure but it is not for hypertensives alone. The knowledge which Dr. Lovell-Smith presents in his book is timely and relevant, and its exposition is long overdue.
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