High blood pressure is one of the major lifestyle factors playing a role in our health today. Several people are diagnosed with blood pressure as early as in their thirties, and it is widespread among Indians.
Experts agree that in mild hypertension, non-drug methods should be adopted, these include lifestyle modification by way of diet, exercise and meditation to name a few.
Here are the top ten tips that will help reduce and control high blood pressure:
Get moving: Today, the world has woken up to the benefits of regular exercise. In people with hypertension, exercise causes the blood vessels in the body to widen, and this action brings down the blood pressure. While exercising, the blood pressure becomes high but that happens to all of us because exercise is perceived by the body as stress.