Natural Cures for High Blood Pressure
December 9, 2013•9 min
High blood pressure often has no symptoms, so almost a third of people don't know they have it.High blood pressure is a common disorder in which your blood pressure persistently remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater). One in four adults has high blood pressure, or hypertension, according to the American Heart Association (AHA). High blood pressure often has no symptoms, so almost a third of people don't know they have it. Over time, high blood pressure can damage organs, such as the heart and kidneys. It can also lead to strokes, kidney failure, blindness, and heart failure.Lifestyle plays a pivotal role in treating high blood pressure. You can combat hypertension with diet, exercise and a healthy lifestyle. If you include whole foods with herbs and spices, you may reverse the condition, as well as avoid, delay or reduce the need for medication. Dr. Cass Ingram, DO author of The Natural Cures for High Blood Pressure, shares the causes of high blood pressure and how to revise it.