High blood pressure prevention: Effects of losing weight
There is no doubt that high blood pressure is a serious health problem for both the direct and indirect victims. This disease can really frustrate your life and the sooner you get it off your system the better for everyone. If you have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, you can chose to do the right things that will facilitate healing or get into wrong activities. To help you achieve this it is important to note that losing weight is essential in preventing high blood pressure. When you exercise this with the help of professionals, you will be in a better position of recovering from this condition much faster. That is why doctor Dalal Akoury MD President and founder of AWAREmed Health and Wellness Resource Center, did so primarily to transform each individual’s life through increasing awareness about health and wellness and by empowering individuals to find their own inner healing power. Dr. Akoury’s practice focuses on personalized medicine through healthy lifestyle choices that deal with primary prevention and underlying causes instead of patching up symptoms. For all your inquiries, you may want to call her on telephone number 843 213 1480 now.
Doctor Akoury explains that lifestyle can play an important role in treating your high blood pressure. If you have succeeded in controlling your blood pressure with a healthy lifestyle, you may avoid, delay or reduce the need for medication. The following are some of the lifestyle changes you can make lower your blood pressure and keep it down.
High blood pressure prevention: Lose extra pounds and watch your waistline
Did you know that blood pressure increases as weight increases and that losing just 10 pounds (4.5 kilograms) can help reduce your blood pressure? In general, the more weight you lose, the lower your blood pressure. Losing weight also makes any blood pressure medications you’re taking more effective. When you visit doctor Akoury in her office she will up on evaluating your condition, she will be able to determine your target weight and the best way to achieve it. Remember that besides losing, you should also keep an eye on your waistline. Carrying too much weight around your waist can put you at greater risk of high blood pressure. I dearly the risk vary with gender, with risk for men being high when their waist measurement is 102 centimeter and women at 89 centimeters.
High blood pressure prevention: Regular exercise
The benefits of being active are almost instant. If for example you exercise for at least half an hour like 4-5 days weekly, your blood pressure will come down by 4-9 mm of mercury. For those with prehypertension, systolic pressure between 120 and 139 or diastolic pressure between 80 and 89, exercise can help you avoid developing full-blown hypertension. If you already have hypertension, regular physical activity can bring your blood pressure down to safer levels. Doctor Akoury will help you develop an exercise program and advice you professionally as to whether you need minimal or restricted exercise. When doing exercise, it is important that you spread the program through the week and not to push everything for the weekend.