Apart from diet and exercise, try these home remedies for management of hypertension or high blood pressure – Times Now

New Delhi: The heart is one of the most vital organs of the body, and performs the function of transporting blood to all parts, which makes life possible. However, the heart can be affected by various conditions and diseases, which can reduce its efficiency, or cause damage to the organ. Heart diseases are one of the leading causes of death, all around the world. Common conditions such as hypertension, also known as high blood pressure can increase the risk, and also become the cause of various heart diseases. 
The World Hypertension League (WHL) is celebrating World Hypertension Day on October 17th this year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The day is usually observed on the 17th of May, every year. The theme for this year’s Hypertension Day is ‘Measure Your Blood Pressure Accurately, Control It, Live Longer’, with the main goal of increasing accuracy of high blood pressure (BP) measurement in all populations around the world. It is said that a healthy, balanced diet and regular exercise can really help in keeping the heart healthy and reducing the risk of conditions such as hypertension. However, if you already have developed high blood pressure, diet and exercise can still help. Include the following home remedies to aid management of high blood pressure, and keep it in the healthy range.
While the above remedies may help in reducing high blood pressure, remember that a healthy diet, regular exercise, reduced stress, and a healthy lifestyle that omits smoking and regular drinking is important to keep your heart healthy, and hypertension at bay.
Disclaimer: Tips and suggestions mentioned in the article are for general information purpose only and should not be construed as professional medical advice. Always consult your doctor or a dietician before starting any fitness programme or making any changes to your diet.
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