Hypertension: Summer Specific Food To Help Lower Blood Pressure
Updated : May 13, 2021 13:05 IST
When the blood pressure is significantly low, we call it hypotension, and when it is high, we call this condition hypertension.
Hypertension, also recognised as high blood pressure is a condition related to the cardiovascular system. Blood pressure is the pressure exerted by our heart while it pumps the blood towards the organs and the peripheries of our body and is felt within the blood vessels. The normal blood pressure recorded is usually 120/80mmHg, which can fluctuate 10% on both sides. Hypertension is quite different from stress or anxiety, although they might contribute to causing hypertension. Besides these mental and psychological causes, there are many other physical and physiological causes of hypertension.
If your blood pressure levels are severely high for a more extended period, you must consult a doctor. But there are specific steps in your diet and lifestyle that you can take to manage hypertension:
(Inputs By Dr Manoj Kutteri, Wellness Director at Atmantan Naturals)