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Got high blood pressure? Try this 2-ingredient tea!

Blood pressure is the force with which the blood moves through a person’s body. People can have high blood pressure or low blood pressure.

Your arteries will become weaker over time if the force is too strong for too long.

High blood pressure is present in 70 million people in the U.S. That means that almost 1 of every 3 individuals has it according to the statistics. In Canada it’s 1 in 6 individuals.

High blood pressure, or hypertension, increases kidney failure, heart disease , the risk of stroke, and atherosclerosis. That’s why people should take proper care and to manage this condition in order to prevent life-threatening illness.

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Two Types of Hypertension

Through a high-risk lifestyle or hereditary hypertension can be acquired. Doctors distinguish 2 types of hypertension: primary/essential and secondary. There is no apparent cause for primary hypertension and over the years it tends to develop more. Secondary hypertension is usually associated with some conditions like:

  • Excessive use of alcohol or drugs of any kind
  • Kidney problems
  • Adrenal gland tumors
There are several risk factors for high blood pressure:
  • Race – high blood pressure is more common in African Americans than white Americans
  • Thyroid problems
  • Too much salt
  • Other chronic conditions such as diabetes and kidney disease
  • Certain congenital blood defects
  • Sedentary lifestyle
  • Overweight
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Stress
  • Tobacco use
  • Chronic vitamin D and/or potassium deficiency over time
  • You probably want to know what you should do is you have high blood pressure when medications can kill you faster?
Here are some suggestions!

How to Manage High Blood Pressure

Regular consumption of fruits and vegetables will help you reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. The reason hides in the anti-inflammatory effects of the group of phytonutrients called anthocyanins.

Lower your salt intake. “Dietary salt intake reduction can delay or prevent the incidence of antihypertensive therapy, can facilitate blood pressure reduction in hypertensive patients receiving medical therapy, and may represent a simple cost-saving mediator to reduce cardiovascular morbidity and mortality ,” one study from 2012 concluded.

You can also use other things which are much more beneficial for your health , such as nutritional yeast (which adds a nice cheesy flavor) and turmeric in order to avoid salt.

Exercise can’t be stressed enough.
Exercise is a cornerstone therapy for the prevention, treatment and control of hypertension.

Avoid foods that exacerbate hypertension
  • Try to avoid processed alcohol, meats, anything with ramen noodles and high sodium content.
  • Go with the flow.
  • In this article, we’re going to present you a recipe for hypertension tea. This amazing tea provides nutrients to reduce blood pressure. It is made from celery, which contains phthalides, phytonutrients that act to reduce constriction in artery walls, allowing increased blood flow.
  • Red dates are also an excellent source. A nutrient known to lessen the effect of sodium in the bloodstream, and therefore reduces the blood pressure is potassium.
  • 2 quarts of water
  • 7 ounces of organic celery
  • 2 ounces of red dates
  • Wash well and clean red dates and celery.
  • Into small sections cut the celery.
  • Put all the ingredients in a pot for soup and simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Strain the chunks from the liquid.
  • Drink from the tea as much as you can!