Archive for the ‘hypertension’ Category
According to the American Heart Association, almost one in three people in the United States has high blood pressure, but almost a third of these people do not know they have high blood pressure, because it is a silent disease, so people can have high blood pressure for years without experiencing symptoms or know they have it.
The first number (the highest) in a reading of blood pressure is the systolic pressure and the second lowest number or it is called the diastolic pressure, whose guidelines according to the National Herat Institute are:
* A blood pressure is normal below 120/80 mm Hg.
* Pre-hypertension is that the systolic pressure between 120 to 139 or diastolic pressure between 80 and 89.
* Stage 1 hypertension, is the systolic pressure between 140 to 159 or diastolic pressure between 90 and 99.
* Stage 2 hypertension, is the systolic pressure more than 160 or diastolic pressure of 100 or higher. Read the rest of this entry »
Controlling the tension is a measure that not everyone, but that once in a while it would be nice to do so. With regard to food, food is to help maintain good levels of tension, and in contrast, there are other foods that do not come very well. In our blog health we are going to be with the latter for speaking of hypertension: food contraindicated. A subject of concern to many people. When use to take the tension to the doctor and tells you that you are hypertensive, the first thing you plants is what foods I have to leave to eat and what habits I have to take to combat the hypertension. The food contraindicated in case of hypertension are marked by the salt, one of the food that you should avoid; insurance that more than once you have heard in someone close, you have removed the salt of the diet. The reason is the sodium. You also should avoid the pepper or condiments spicy.
Similarly, the sausage is an evil ally for hypertension, as it also has significant levels of sodium, not to mention the saturated fats. As an alternative, you can decanter by the sausages low salt. The cured cheeses are also contraindicated for hypertension.
We could not leave aside the coffee and caffeine. An alternative is to take decaffeinated coffee. Alcohol is not good, but you can take in small quantities: a glass of wine with food and ready. Stimulating beverages produced the same effect that the coffee, as they have caffeine, so that you should also discard them. The yolks of eggs have sodium, so try moderate consumption as much as possible. Read the rest of this entry »