How to lower your blood pressure naturally
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People who suffer from high blood pressure typically show no signs or symptoms, earning it the not-so-cheerful nickname of the “silent killer.” It’s also extremely common: about 75 million adults in the US are affected by high blood pressure—that’s around 1 in 3 adults. So, how do you combat high blood pressure?
According to Dr. Michael Greger of NutritionFacts.org, high cholesterol, which is typically caused by eating meat, dairy, and eggs, is the primary cause of high blood pressure, although feeling stressed, smoking tobacco, and having high-stress levels can also play a role. Therefore, the most effective way to naturally lower high blood pressure is by changing up your diet and lifestyle.
Eating more plant-based meals and focusing on “whole foods” that are free from processing can drastically improve your blood pressure. Whole foods (not the store) include fruits, vegetables, leafy greens,…
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