21 Ways to Lower High Blood Pressure Naturally
In this day and age a great percentage of the people have High Blood Pressure… but there are many natural ways to lower blood pressure.
Garlic – Garlic is an old standby that works to lower blood pressure and also boost up your immune system at the same time. Studies show that fresh garlic can lower blood pressure significantly… much more than processed garlic pills.
Onions – Onions are one of many veggies that contain quercetin, quercertin is a potent antioxidant that also lowers blood pressure. Clinical studies show that eating onions can lower blood pressure by 5 to 7 points.
Oregano – Studies show that people eating oregano lowered their heart rate and their diastolic and systolic blood pressures too… and this has also been proven over and over again in animal studies.
Cinnamon – Cinnamon is great blood pressure, and for helping to prevent cardiovascular disease and strokes… and also great for diabetes.
Olives – In studies people who were given 40 grams of olive oil a day lowered their blood pressure by almost 50%. The more virgin the olive oil the more polyphenols it contains, thus the more blood pressure lowering capabilities it has.
Cardamon – Cardamon in clinical studies over a 3 month period showed that it could lower blood pressure significantly and also give a person a feeling of well-being… and ginger will also help lower blood pressure.
Hawthorn – Many studies show that taking hawthorn can lower diastolic blood pressure.
Chinese Hawthorn Berries – Can lower blood pressure and help you lose weight too by suppressing your appetite.
Fish Oil – Fish Oil should contain lots of DHA and EPA acids which help to lower blood pressure and help prevent cardiovascular disease and strokes. Many recommend taking 2,000 to 3,000 mg a day.
Folic Acid – One of the B vitamins has been shown to lower blood pressure by reducing homocysteine, one of the inflammation compounds. Also B-Vitamins are very important for coping with stress.
Coenzyme Q10 – Studies have shown that people who take CoQ10 can lower their blood pressure by almost 18 points.
L-Arginine – A protein that most of us are not getting in our diet has proven to lower blood pressure in clinical studies.
Passion Flower, Valerian, Ashwagandha, Rauwolfia, and Guto Kola – These relaxing herbs will also lower blood pressure. And if your blood pressure is being caused by stress… one of these herbs might just be what you need to relax and feel at peace.
Minerals – Having the right amount of calcium and magnesium and all the other trace minerals is important for relaxing the walls of your blood vessels… thus helping to lower blood pressure.
Exercise – Exercise help you lose weight and also help you lower your blood pressure. With obesity being common among 1/3 of the US population and that number growing to over 50% soon, exercise is very important for cardiovascular health.
Eating Right – Eating lots of green veggies! Lowering your protein consumption and fats will put you on the track of losing weight and also lowering your blood pressure. Being a vegetarian has many health benefits.
Lower Your Stress – Stress is the biggest killer in the world, and stress will increase blood pressure so take some time for yourself, relax, find some hobbies, and learn to enjoy the silence of nature. Take up Tai Chi, QiGong, Yoga, and Pilates — All of these will help you lower your stress and also your blood pressure.
Breathe Deep – Studies show that people can lower their blood pressure by learning to breathe from their belly instead of chest. Deep belly breathing will lower your blood pressure.
Meditate – TM, Breath Work Meditation, Chanting, Mantra, or any other type of meditation can will lower your blood pressure by 20 points of more — just 15 minutes in the morning and evening. Plus it lowers stress, helps you feel relaxed, focused, more creative, peaceful, and more than 700 other wonderful attributes.
Cut down on Coffee — Coffee will give you a boost of caffeine that will up your blood pressure, and it will dehydrate you too. Tea contains Macha’s caffeine, Macha’s caffeine is time released caffeine… and it will not increase your blood pressure as much, and tea does not dehydrate your body. Start drinking more water and green veggies drinks and lower your consumption of caffeine.
Lower Your Salt Intake – Studies show that if the world would cut salt intake by 50% half of the sudden deaths in the world would disappear. – Wow! Lower your salt intake and lower your blood pressure.
Source: Om Times Magazine