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How to Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally.

The number of people in the US that have high blood pressure is more than 100 Million. According to the America Heart Association, the number if expected to increase in future. In addition, almost half of the adults in the US have high blood pressure. Below are 8 ways you can lower your blood pressure without using medication.

One of the ways you can reduce blood pressure is by petting your dog or somebody’s else. Research has shown stroking a dog for at least 15 minutes reduces your blood pressure by 10%. By petting a dog, the good hormones are released in your body, and this reduces your stress. You can also do this with other pets, such as cats and rabbits, they have the same effects.

Also, you can reduce your blood pressure through exercising. Exercising everyday for at least 30 minutes is recommended. Look for exercises like aerobics and strength training, since they make you breath faster. Some of the exercises you can do are cycling, swimming, jogging and dancing.

Did you know by eating healthy you can reduce your blood pressure? Include wholegrains, fruits, and seed in your diets. It is important you have a food diary, where you record what you eat, when you eat and the amount you eat. From this diary, you can be able to see your bad eating habits, so that you can change them. A better diet will lead to weight loss.

Reducing your alcohol intake is another way you can reduce your blood pressure. By drinking alcohol, your chances of been obese are high. It is advisable you abstain from drinking alcohol, or take 1 drink per day.

Although factor that leads to high blood pressure is stress. Being in a constant state of stress lead to high heart rate and constricted blood vessels. Our lifestyle and anxiety are some of the leading causes of stress. If you want to reduce stress, consider reducing caffeine, exercising and eating healthy. Activities like yoga, meditation, taking walks, spending time with family can help in reducing stress.

Stopping to smoke is another way you can reduce blood pressure. Smoking increases your blood pressure which leads to heart diseases. It is advisable you reduce your stress levels and exercise as a way of reducing smoking.

Through chiropractic care, your blood pressure can be lowered. You can find details of this evidence, by reading the study done by Dr George Bakris from the University of Chicago. This study shows, through chiropractic care, your blood pressure can reduce.

By reducing your salt intake, you can reduce your blood pressure. Salt has sodium which increases your blood pressure, instead look for another alternative that have low sodium. It is advisable you reduce your salt intake gradually, this includes reducing intake of processed foods.