NATUROPATHY TREATMENTS OF HYPERTENSION

Hypertensive people can remarkably reduce their blood pressure through nutritional changes. Increasing the amount of vegetables and fruit intake, as well as reducing the amount of fat and cholesterol reduces blood pressure, beside helping with weight loss, which also lowers blood pressure.
Hypertension is treated in Naturopathy with drastic changes in dietary habits, alongwith a host of therapies including Cold Spinal Bath, Cold Hip Bath, Enema, Mud Bath. Moreover guided Meditation and various asanas of yoga play a key role in treating hypertension permanently

HYPERTENSION

Hypertension, commonly known as High Blood Pressure is the resultant of the increase in the adrenaline in the blood stream which causes a steep rise in the pressure of the blood. Blood pressure is the force with which heart pumps the blood into the arteries. There is a certain level of blood pressure which is maintained by the body. An increase in this pressure is known as high blood pressure.
Hypertension can lead to coronary heart disease, heart failure, stroke, kidney failure and other health problems. High blood pressure can be classified into two types – essential or primary hypertension, of which no specific medical cause is explained, and secondary hypertension, which is the result of another medical problem (such as kidney disease or tumors).

SYMPTOMS OF HYPERTENSION

  • Pain in the heart region or pain at the back of head and neck
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Nervous tension or fatigue
  • Difficulty in breathing or shortness of Breath
  • Nosebleeds
  • Frequent urination
  • Tinnitus
  • Dizziness or headache
  • Weakness or confusion
  • Palpitations

CAUSES OF HYPERTENSION

  • High intake of sodium
  • Low fiber diet or high fat diet
  • Excessive intake of common salt or eating refined foods in excess
  • Lack of exercise
  • Certain medications, such as birth control pills, cold remedies, decongestants, over-the-counter pain relievers, etc
  • Taking too much stress or faulty style of living
  • Thyroid dysfunction
  • Hardening of the arteries
  • Illegal drugs, such as cocaine and amphetamines