High blood pressure is a chronic disease that is affecting more and more people all over the world and in all age groups. What was associated with the age factor, since it occurs in the vast majority of cases in elderly people, it begins to surface that bad habits in the routine can be one of the main influencers of the occurrence of the disease and therefore the number of cases unfortunately young people and even children are increasing. According to research carried out by the Brazilian Society of Hypertension , in Brazil alone there are more than 17 million hypertensive patients, and some do not even imagine they have the disease and are unaware of the risks they have.
What is High Blood Pressure
The term high blood pressure is given as the blood circulation pressure is altered, overloading the heart’s functions of distributing and pumping blood throughout the body, which can cause a fatal risk. In addition to being one of the main factors for the occurrence of stroke , stroke, aneurysm and even renal failure .
Therefore, the ideal is to regularly carry out medical consultations where blood pressure will be checked and, in case of alteration, you can be referred for some more specific tests that will make an adequate monitoring of the pressure, indicating high blood pressure or just a momentary lack of control. . In some cases, it is possible to treat high blood pressure with natural methods , helping to control levels. But there are cases where only drug treatment is indicated, so always talk to your doctor.
Top Teas for Lowering High Blood Pressure
Thanks to the wisdom of our ancestors and the evolution of medicine, which carries out tests confirming the effectiveness of each of the natural recipes and treatments, we can resort to alternative treatments, such as control and solution methods, before starting to use medicines that in in many cases, they can cause side effects.
Garlic, which is used daily in the preparation of meals in all families, is much more than a simple seasoning. In addition to making the dishes more tasty, it is very effective in combating various diseases and infections . According to experts, to obtain the benefits it is necessary to consume an average of 1 to 3 cloves of garlic per day.
The benefits of garlic are enhanced when chopped or crushed about 10 minutes before preparing meals. This period causes the amount of allicin to increase, which is the main responsible for the beneficial action of garlic. It helps to cure flu, reduces cholesterol , is a great anti-inflammatory and improves immunity , in addition to several other benefits such as the control of high blood pressure .
To use garlic in its tea form, just boil a cup of water with 1 clove of garlic, when it is boiling, turn off the heat and let it cool. The garlic in the preparation can be whole, chopped or crushed. Strain and you can help yourself! If you are unable to drink fresh garlic tea, you can sweeten it to taste.
Lemon balm, also known as melissa, lemongrass, citron or simply lemon balm, is well known for its calming action, but also used in the treatment of digestive problems. Easily found in supermarkets in its sache version, it can also be found in health food stores, street markets or also be easily grown in backyards and even pots, as it grows fast and is easy to care for.
As it causes a calming action, it helps to improve the quality of sleep, it relieves headaches, it relieves menstrual cramps, it promotes action of well-being and it also helps to control the blood pressure levels that are caused by the agitation of day-to-day life . To make lemongrass tea, simply boil 1 cup of water and add 1 tablespoon of lemongrass, strain, cool and drink. If desired, you can sweeten it to taste with sugar or honey.
English Potato Skins Tea
The English potato or simply potato as it is known, is a food widely consumed in all regions of the world that serves to prepare thousands of dishes. Consumed alone in its puree version, it can also be used with meats, poultry, soups and pasta. Rich in carbohydrates and vitamins B6 and C, in addition to being rich in potassium, iron, calcium, phosphorus and starch it is a very tasty food, but it must be eaten with control, as it is very caloric, especially in its fried version.
Among the benefits of the potato are the treatment of constipation and the control of blood glucose levels , thanks to its fibers. Helps in the nervous system, thanks to vitamin B6 and even improves athletic performance. And what few know is about its beneficial action for hypertensive patients, especially in the tea version of the potato skin.
Peel the potato, and bring the peels to a boil for 20 minutes, strain, let cool and then drink. It is recommended to drink at least 2 cups a day, preferably without sweetening. The taste of potato peel tea is very easy to consume, so there is no need to sweeten it to improve the taste.
Lemon Tea or Lemon Water
The lemon, besides being rich in vitamin C, has other health benefits, such as its antioxidant action and in helping the suppleness of blood vessels, helping to control high blood pressure. It also helps with digestion and has a cleansing effect on the body because it is a diuretic, adjusts the body’s PH and stimulates the immune system, in addition to hydrating the body and helping with weight loss.
To prepare for these purposes, warm a glass of water and squeeze out the juice of half a lemon, stir and it is ready to drink. The ideal is to eat every day in the morning, still on an empty stomach.
All the teas mentioned above are natural indications of tea for high blood pressure, but in cases considered mild to moderate. None of them suspends the use of medications and should be used as the only treatment method for controlling high blood pressure. We have to warn the risks and the importance of adequate treatment of the disease, with any medical recommendation for blood pressure control being respected. In case of doubts or symptoms, see your doctor or an emergency room immediately!
My name is Dr. Alexis Hart I am 38 years old, I am the mother of 3 beautiful children! Different ages, different phases 16 years, 12 years and 7 years. In love with motherhood since always, I found it difficult to make my dreams come true, and also some more after I was already a mother.
Since I imagined myself as a mother, in my thoughts everything seemed to be much easier and simpler than it really was, I expected to get pregnant as soon as I wished, but it wasn’t that simple. The first pregnancy was smooth, but my daughter’s birth was very troubled. Joana was born in 2002 with a weight of 2930kg and 45cm, from a very peaceful cesarean delivery but she had already been born with congenital pneumonia due to a broken bag not treated with antibiotics even before delivery.