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My brother is 32 years old. He has high blood pressure at (110/151. His weight Is 98 kgs and height 5'11" What should I do. Please help.
5 natural ways to control your blood pressure
Blood pressure rises with each heartbeat and falls as your heart relaxes. The normal blood pressure should be less than 120/80 mm hg. An increase or decrease on either end can cause various problems.
Here are some of the natural ways to control your blood pressure.
1. Having a diet low in sodium
In the event of a high blood pressure, curtail the consumption of foods that are rich in sodium. However, research reveals that sometimes it is not just enough to cut down on sodium in your diet. A person suffering from high bp should consume foods rich in minerals like calcium, magnesium and potassium as well to keep his/her bp in check.
2. Drink plenty of water and curtail the consumption of alcohol
In case a person suffers from low blood pressure, it is advisable to drink plenty of water as low blood pressure is usually accompanied by bouts of dehydration, and consumption of water can help increase your blood pressure. Also, health drinks, which are rich in electrolytes, help your raise blood pressure. But one should avoid drinks that are high in sugar, and abating your alcohol consumption also helps to quite an extent.
3. Burn extra calories and exercise regularly
Blood pressure usually increases with weight. Being overweight can lead to sleep apnea, which is marked by disruptive breathing while you sleep, which in turn condition can lead to increased blood pressure. Studies have found that weight loss is one of the most effective ways to control high bp. Regular physical activity is also advised to maintain a stable blood pressure.
4. Avoid long, hot showers
The hot water in showers and spas can expand your blood vessels, which can often lead to a drop in blood pressure. A common sign of this would be dizziness and fainting while taking a bath. Therefore, for people suffering from this condition, using warm water rather than hot water is advisable.
5. Completely avoid stress
One of the contributing factors of high blood pressure is chronic stress. Stress tends to affect blood pressure in indirect ways. Many react to stress by overeating, consumption of alcohol and smoking, all of which can increase your blood pressure. Try to know what triggers your stress and take steps to avoid it.
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My friend is suffering from a pain below the chest while swallowing anything. As if something acts as a pointed barrier for the food to go down.
I have some major blood problem problem and and I am getting faint daily 2-3 times. What should I do?
I am high bp patient but since last four month my bp is in can notrol. Last night I took alcohol (2 beer). I have pulse around 110. Is it ok for me?
31 years male. TC 245. Hdl 38. Ldl 162 triglycerides 160 on jan 2016. Now TC 159. Hdl 46 ldl 84 triglycerides 96 vldl 29 uric acid 8.60 lipoprotein a 46.50.how I can manage lipoprotein a. Lipoprotein a dangerous sir. Rt no no medication.
Recurring chest pain . Sometimes left arms pain with shoulder and very rare jaw pain also . CT angio done found "long segment myocardial bridging in MID of LAD" after that echo and stress thallium nuclear test done which is normal No evidence of ischaemia at high level of exercise. Having cervical at at c4 c5 till c6 . But these pain worried too much.
I suffer high blood pressure problem, I'm taking medicine twice in a day but my head is paining too much why?
My blood pressure automatically falls than I starts feeling laziness ,sleepiness, dizziness and reflexive actions becomes slow and veins feels that they will burst on my face.
48 year old male, known case of mi, ptca with stenting to lad in nov 2012, on medication deplatt a 150, was also taking resovas 5 mg but treating doctor stopped resovas as lipid was low, my weight is 69 height is 178 cm, reduced weight by 6 kg since ptca. Also my bp is normally 100/70 but heart rate is 54 to 68-70. Lot of anxiety. Given alprex. 25 sos. Recently there is pain in upper abdomen in centre what can be the reason? please guide for right diet also so I may gain wieght at least 5-6 kg.
What is loo is it very dangerous to our body. And does it effect on our blood pressure and nervous system?
Respected sir, i am suffering from short breathless and i have pain in my legs at night (in ankle and feet). I am also suffering from cough from last week, so i went to my doctor. He asked me to do test of sputum / hypothesis and a chest x-ray which i have done.. Now in chest x-ray the report says that i have heart enlargement problem due to my high b.p. Sir please tell me how to take care with it or the medicine / treatment. Sir i can't pay to much money to go to heart specialist please help me.
He is complaining about some chest pain and high blood pressure from yesterday. Actually he is taking stress of family and work. How can I help him beside supporting him. Also he is having quick mood swings sometimes he is good and mostly too aggressive also he is continuously say about suicide and death. I am getting too much worried. Please tell.
Doc I am 32 years old and suffering from high blood pressure and triglyceride for last one year. I have been checked by several docs and they gave me tablets like stamlo 5 mg to continue but I want a stable and permanent solution. As I am doing a marketing job thats why I have to travel extensively. My food habit was very bad once but right now I quited drinking and fatty foods. please do me a favour and give me a good solution so asap I will recover myself and can join any company.
I m 36 year old male. My bp always show high (140/180) but I never feel any problem. Of course I feel tired when I do some labour or walk fast. I am in office job. I have been a light smoker but now I have left it. I want to know am I suffering from any disease. Two month ago my cholesterol was tasted normal.
Most people associate fibre to be good for the digestive system. It helps to add roughage and therefore helps in avoiding constipation. When we dig deeper, the fibre seems to do good not just to the stomach but to the heart as well. Those who are prone to develop heart disease should make an attempt to include more fibre in their diet and reap the rich benefits it offers.
There are two classifications of fibres
Dietary are found in diet products and functional being added fibre through various food supplements. Soluble and insoluble fibre, based on their solubility in water. Most foods contain some amounts of both. The insoluble one has more digestive benefits, as it adds to the roughage. Both types have cardiac benefits.
Read on to know some of the cardiac benefits of fibres.
- Reduces cholesterol: There is good cholesterol which is essential for the body, and there is bad cholesterol causes heart disease. What fibres do is reduce the amount of bad and overall cholesterol in circulation. The fibre binds to the cholesterol and removes it from the body, which otherwise would get into circulation and lead to plaque formation and heart disease.
- Reduces blood pressure: Because the cholesterol does not circulate in the blood stream, the blood is not as viscous and therefore the vessels exert much less pressure to allow for free flow. A diet change to whole grains can show a marked difference in people with hypertension.
- Weight management: Eating fibre means more bulk and fewer calories so that a person feels full after eating smaller amounts. This is a great way to lose weight and bring preexisting heart disease under control.
- Stroke prevention: The circulating cholesterol usually gets sluggish and settles down along the walls of the blood vessels. This attracts more cholesterol, which eventually forms what is knowns as plaque. When this plaque attains a considerable size, it gets dislodged, circulates in the blood stream, and can reach any of the vital organs. When it reaches the heart or brain, it can lead to heart attack or stroke. By removing the cholesterol which leads to all these complications, fibre reduces the incidence of stroke and heart attacks.
- Management of diabetes: Blood pressure, increased weight, and heart disease all are predisposing factors and have common contributing factors as does diabetes. Controlling all these helps in prolonging the onset of diabetes and reducing its severity too.
High-fiber diet mainly reduces cholesterol which helps in multiple ways to maintain not just a healthy body but also improves the overall quality of life. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Cardiologist.