An Intro To Lowering Your Blood Pressure

Simple and easy ways to lowering your blood pressure without prescription medication.

The process of lowering blood pressure does not necessarily require a trip to your doctor. In fact, there are many ways that you can be proactive about lowering blood pressure for yourself. I'm Heart Healthy Henry and I'm here to give you some tips and tricks to keeping your blood pressure low without the need for prescription medicines.

Cut out the Bad Stuff

The first step towards lowering blood pressure is to cut out the bad stuff that you may be taking into your body. Here is a short list of some of the biggest no no's if you are trying to reduce your blood pressure and some ways you can mitigate the effects of these items.

Salt

Salt is a large contributing factor to high blood pressure. Choosing foods low in salt or using a salt substitute are good ways to keep your salt intake low.

Alcohol

Alcohol is also a large contributor to high blood pressure. By moderating your alcohol use you will be helping your body to reduce your blood pressure. Generally, your alcohol intake should not exceed one to two drinks per day.

Fat

Too much fat intake, in addition to excessive body weight, greatly increases your blood pressure. Eating low-fat foods and maintaining a healthy body weight in relation to your height will put less strain on your heart and subsequently lower your blood pressure.

Bring in the Good Stuff

Cutting out the bad stuff is the best way to start down the road to lowering blood pressure, but it will only get you so far. Bringing in the good stuff will further help you to reach your goal. The following are a few things that you should bring in to your life to assist you in lowering blood pressure.

Exercise

The best thing to add to your daily routine is exercise. Exercise will not only make you feel good, but it will also help in lowering blood pressure and can reduce your risks of heart related problems.

Supplements

Supplements provide a quick and easy way to maintain proper amounts of the minerals and nutrients that your body needs for optimal performance.

Supplements such as those located here can help you to in maintaining proper health and can help in lowering blood pressure.

Knowledge

Though it may seem odd at first glance, bringing in knowledge will help you stay informed about what is good for your body and what is not. This is often the first and best step to lowering blood pressure and maintaining a healthy and problem-free lifestyle.

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