Healthy ways to lower High Blood Pressure

According to the American Heart Association, more than 40 percent of Blacks are living with high blood pressure. Blacks have the highest prevalence of the disease than any other race. According to Black website, healthy drinks can lower your blood pressure. Healthy drinks such as beet Juice, Kombucha, pomegranate juice, cranberry juice and water can lower your blood pressure.

The Journal of Applied Physiology, reported that Beet Juice provides incredible cardiovascular benefits. In addition, half a liter of beet juice can do wonders for a young man’s diet. It improved their exercise and performance each day. A British study that found that healthy people’s blood pressure decreased within an hour of drinking the juice, BBC News reports. The reduction in blood pressure was even more pronounced three to four hours after drinking the beet juice, and some degree of reduction continued for up to 24 hours.

There are other natural ways to lower your blood pressure. Here are tips to a healthy and happier lifestyle:

  1. Prayer and meditation reduces stress
  2. Practice gratitude. Expressing gratitude to others can help reduce stress
  3. Weight loss is one of the most effective lifestyle changes for controlling blood pressure.
  4. Regular exercise can help keep lower blood pressure, and keep blood pressure from rising again.
  5. Eating a diet rich in whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and low-fat dairy products and low in saturated fat and cholesterol can lower high blood pressure.
  6. Potassium in the diet can lessen the effects of salt (sodium) on blood pressure.
  7. Reduce salt and eat fewer processed foods in your diet.
  8. Limit alcohol and no smoking
  9. Get a good night’s sleep
  10. Get plenty of rest. Poor sleep quality, getting less than six hours of sleep every night can contribute to hypertension.

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