How Do I Lower My Blood Pressure

How do I lower my blood pressure?

  1. Lose extra pounds and watch your waistline. Blood pressure often increases as weight increases. …
  2. Exercise regularly. …
  3. Eat a healthy diet. …
  4. Reduce salt (sodium) in your diet. …
  5. Limit alcohol. …
  6. Quit smoking. …
  7. Get a good night’s sleep. …
  8. Reduce stress.

How do you feel when you have high blood pressure?

  1. Blurred vision.
  2. Nosebleeds.
  3. Shortness of breath.
  4. Chest pain.
  5. Dizziness.
  6. Headaches.

What causes high blood pressure?

eat too much salt and do not eat enough fruit and vegetables. do not do enough exercise. drink too much alcohol or coffee (or other caffeine-based drinks) smoke.

Why does my BP go up during my period?

Hormones released during this time may be to blame for the increases. The luteal phase is the time period following ovulation. During this time, blood pressure may be slightly higher than normal according to some studies. Hormones are possibly the cause for blood pressure variations during the menstrual cycle.

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