One of the commonest health problem that the majority of population face is the high blood pressure. It is also known under the medical term hypertension. This condition can cause severe consequences over people’s health without knowing and experiencing any symptoms. Dizziness, nausea, blurry vision, vomiting, and brief breaths are one of the most common symptoms of blood pressure.
High blood pressure can provoke atherosclerosis, loss of memory, and kidney problems, and etc. There are many reasons that provoke occurrence of high blood pressure, including gender, genes, age, excessive drinking, smoking, stress, and lack of physical activity. Because of the fact that age has major role in the blood pressure, it’s very important to be aware of the high blood parameters in accordance to one’s age. So, let’s take a look:
123/76 (under 20)
126/79 (From 20 to 30)
129/81 (From 30 to 40)
135/83 (From 40 to 50)
142/85 (From 50 to 60)
142/80 (Over 70)
116/72 (under 20)
120/75 (From 20 to 30)
137/84 (From 30 to 40)
137/84 (From 40 to 50)
144/85 (From 50 to 60)
159/85 (Over 70)
Alongside medication, there are some other ways for management of the high blood pressure and stop further health complications:
-Lower the waist circumference and lose surplus weight
-Workout on a daily basis for at least 30 minutes, including walking, jogging, dancing, and swimming.
-Consume healthy food, such as fruits, whole grains, veggies, and dairy products
-Reduce sodium intake (less than 2300 mg on a daily basis) and avoid eating processed foods
-Avoid alcohol consumption since it increases the blood pressure and lower the effect of the prescribed medicines for blood pressure
-Quit smoking in order to lower the high blood pressure and expand your life span
-Don’t consume caffeine too much
-Eliminate stress or find a way to deal with it at least
Ask for help and support from your doctor, family, and friends. This will improve your health significantly.