Every time when your heart beats, it pumps a lot of blood to various parts of your body to supply the organs with the energy and oxygen it needs. The blood will flow in your blood vessels only by pushing at the sides of the vessels. This pressure required for the movement of blood is known as blood pressure. There are no ways to sense of feel a high blood pressure; you only have to go get it measured. When your blood pressure exceeds the normal pressure of 120/80 mmHg then you have a high blood pressure.
What are the causes for High blood pressure?
High Blood pressure also known as Hypertension is highly hazardous because it makes your heart work with higher pressure than usual for pumping blood to various parts of your body. It may eventually lead to hardening of blood vessels and arteries, strokes and kidney failure due to improper blood pressure and in worst cases can even lead to heart failure. Hypertension may be hereditary but various other factors also lead to hypertension:
- Heavy Smoking habits
- Being over obese
- Lack of any Physical activity
- Excess Stress and depression
- Genetically incurable factors
- Growing old
- Chronic Kidney disorders and failures
- Excessive alcohol consumption and many more.
Some simple natural food habits and home remedies when followed in a regular manner will definitely help you in reducing your higher blood pressure. Here are some simple home remedies for treating high blood pressure.