The prevention of high blood pressure is quite simple and can be achieved by bringing about minute yet effective changes in our lifestyle. The prognosis of hypertension is good.
Prevention is definitely better than cure. Hypertension can be easily prevented if we try to bring about a few changes in our daily life, our eating habits and our habits.
The list of suggested changes is as under:
vTry to eat a fiber and potassium rich diet
vDrink plenty of water
vRegular exercises- at least 30 minutes per day
vReducing alcohol intake
vAvoid oily food to reduce cholesterol
vReduce your salt (sodium) intake to less than 1,500mg a day
The prognosis of hypertension is quite good provided diagnosed at an early stage. Prognosis is affected by adopting lifestyle changes and by suitable medications. Hypertension can be best prevented by adjusting a harmonious balance between changed healthy lifestyle and regular regimes of exercises.
It is indeed wise to have regular checkups and adopt preventive steps to avoid a relapse of hypertension or the appearance of complications.
The Possible complications associated with hypertension are quite lethal and are listed below:
Arteriosclerosis-Blood vessel damage
Congestive heart failure
Chronic kidney disease
Hypertensive heart disease
Peripheral artery disease
Loss of Vision
Hypertension: High Blood Pressure.
Prehypertension: is a condition when blood pressure is between 120/80mmof Hg and 139/89 mm of Hg.
Borderline High Blood Pressure: It can be termed as “mildly elevated blood pressure higher than 140/90 mm Hg at some times, and lower than that at other times.”
White Coat High Blood Pressure: As suggested by the name it is the increase in blood pressure observed by themere presence of the physician/ doctor, which aggravates the patient’s anxiety and stress.