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High Blood Pressure
Hypertension, or High Blood Pressure, can be defined as the blood exerts on the veins and arteries while it circulates around the body. Blood pressure is controlled by a variety of organs and body systems, including the heart, the blood vessels, the kidneys, the brain and the adrenal glands, as well as the complex interaction between the body systems.
We measure blood pressure by using two different numbers - systolic pressure (the top number) over diastolic pressure (the bottom number). Systolic pressure measures blood pressure as the heart contracts and pushes blood through the arteries. Diastolic pressure is taken when the heart relaxes.
Normal blood pressure is around 120/80 or lower. It is important to note that blood pressure varies from person to person and can fluctuate from moment to moment. One or two high readings does not necessarily mean that you have hypertension or high blood pressure.
If your blood pressure has measured 140/90 or higher on at least two separate occasions, your doctor should recommend a 24 hour BP (blood pressure) monitor, which will show whether your BP remains chronically high. This will help to measure whether you have hypertension or high blood pressure.
Home remedy for Low BP
Drink a glass of raw beetroot juice 2 times a day, for at least a week.
Home remedy for High BP
Mix 1/2 onion juice and 1/2 honey.
Eat 1 Papaya on an empty stomach daily for a month. Do not eat anything after for about 2 hours.