High Blood Pressure Home Remedies
Around 70 million Americans suffer from hypertension or 1 in every adult (CDC). Hypertension is often called the “silent disease”, because most individuals are not aware of their condition, until they begin exhibiting severe symptoms. Normal blood pressure is ranged from 110/70-120/80. Stage II high blood pressure is considered anything over 160/100.
- Facial Flushing and Diaphoresis (excessive sweating)
- Epistaxis or Nosebleeds (noted only is 17% of victims)
- Visual Blood Spots or Blurred Vision
- Loss of Balance
- Dyspnea (shortness of breath)
- Angina (chest pain)
- Irregular Heartbeat
- Hematuria (blood in urine)
- Heart Palpitations
Hypertensive crisis symptoms include severe anxiety, dyspnea, epistaxis, and severe headaches. Blood pressure reading may be 180/110 or higher. It is vital that you seek emergency treatment, if you present with these very serious symptoms.
Home Remedy Treatment
- Lemon Juice with Honey
- Ground Watermelon and Poppy Seeds
- Garlic Cloves
- Ginger Juice with Honey
- Cucumbers and Spinach
- Coconut Water
- Cayenne Pepper
- Apple Cider Vinegar and Honey
- Chamomile Tea
- Kiwi, Bananas, Lettuce, and Grapes
While there are plenty of healthy foods and spices that can decrease your blood pressure, there are many that you should avoid, as well. Caffeine, coffee, salt, smoking, alcohol, and sweets are some examples of foods that you should not include in your diet.
You should use caution, when alternating table salt with salt substitutes, because some brands can contain a high volume of potassium chloride, which can be very harmful to your heart.