How to lower blood pressure?

What is blood pressure?

Our heart always pumps blood. The amount of resistance our blood flow faces in our arteries known as blood pressure. The tight our arteries, the higher our blood pressure.

High blood pressure

High blood pressure is one of the main reasons for heart disease and stroke. In the developing world, this heart disease and stroke are the top cause of death. We use two numbers for measuring blood pressure systolic blood pressure (top number) and diastolic blood pressure (bottom number).

Blood pressure range

Blood pressure range

How to lower our blood pressure?

Following are some ways to lower our blood pressure:

  • By loosing weight
  • Physical exercise
  • Eat less sodium
  • Stop smoking
  • Try yoga
  • Proper rest
  • No alcohol
  • Less caffeine

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