When most people think about dealing with hypertension the first line of defense is often a medication. That is absolutely appropriate if blood pressure is very high. But what should you do if it is in a middle range–not quite normal but not so high as to worry your physician enough to prescribe a medication?
The first line of defense is frequently weight loss. Studies have shown that even modest weight loss can make a difference and a recent visitor to our website reported impressive results from this approach.
We know that losing weight is not easy. That is why we recommend some food remedies right in your kitchen. You may be surprised to learn that there is research to support several of these approaches. Beets are one of our favorite foods for all sorts of reasons (good for the brain and. Their ability to lower blood pressure, though, makes them number one on our list of food remedies for hypertension.
Other foods that have been shown to lower blood pressure include pomegranates, chocolate, garlic, and green tea. If you find this intriguing, you may want to watch our video about home remedies in your kitchen for helping to control high blood pressure. Here is a link.