So how do I avoid high blood pressure??
By now we know why controlling our blood pressure is so important and how damaging it can be to our health.
But how do we avoid it?
Well, first let’s start with the fact that there are factors that are out of your control that put you at a higher risk of developing certain conditions such as high blood pressure. One of these is your family history, at the end of the day there is absolutely nothing we can do to change our genetics.
Yes, while genetics and family history play a factor in how high you are to develop high blood pressure, there are plenty of things you can do to help.
The risk for high blood pressure can increase even more when heredity traits are combined with unhealthy lifestyle choices, such as smoking and an unhealthy diet.
Don’t worry, you don’t have to give up the simple pleasures in life or miss out on doing what you love. The key is to have a well-balanced life.
High blood pressure can often be prevented or reduced by
- Eating healthily
- Maintaining a healthy weight
- Exercising regularly
- Drinking alcohol in moderation
- Not smoking
Balance is everything when it comes to your health, if you feel like you need that extra care or support in your life and get your life back into balance we are here to help.