Juicing-The High Blood Pressure Cure!
A Miracle Cure
A few years ago I had a brush with my health. I went through a series of dizziness and vertigo. A trip to the doctor revealed that I had hypertension. I had been the perfect picture of health but was gaining a lot of weight, dealing with some stress, and not exercising like I should.
I'll be honest, I am not a person that enjoys the idea of being on medication for the rest of my life. When you are a person dealing with hypertension you are told by doctors a number of things. A person can have kidney failure, heart attacks, strokes, your eyesight can go, and it can lead to heart failure.This is not something that should be taken light. I was fearful yet apprehensive. I did a lot of research and found out the potential causes of hypertension even though there are some that say there is no cause. I learned that genetics, lack of exercise, diet, weight gain, stress, and blocked arteries could all play major roles in the disease.
Yes I started taking medication just like a lot of people do. Learning that the medication only made me dizzier and had horrible side affects. I started a new natural routine that involved reversing all of the things that may have caused the problem in the first place. The first things I did were to start an exercise routine of thirty to forty five minutes a day and I changed my diet of over indulging and started eating the right kinds of foods. We can eat snacks but we should eat them in moderation especially crunchy snacks like chips because of the salt content. We can eat a piece of fried chicken if we want but once a week is good enough for me. I cut out pork all together but lean pork can be eaten in moderation. I suggest one a month. Things that I use to let stress me out I no longer worry about. I eat cleansing whole foods like raw fruits and vegetables that aid in cleaning out arteries, and I relax more. When we start a new diet we should also not consider cutting out too many foods as we need balance in our diets. We can not live only on fruit and vegetables. We should consider healthier choices. I no longer feel that in my life I am running a race to finish everything in one day. When I get tired, I put my workload aside until the next day. I take bubble baths more and concentrate on the positive things in life understanding that some things I can not change.
There are times I don't feel like eating vegetables so my husband and I bought a juicer from Walmart. I usually wash and boil my vegetables for about three or four minutes, just enough time to remove any pesticides, germs, or parasites that may be present. Then I drain the excess water and put them in the juicer. After about a month I started feeling a burst of energy, and the skin my face started feeling sleek and silky. Now this was an added benefits that I did not expect. I really have never had bad skin but in the winter I usually use a little of lotion on my face because of dryness from the cold weather. Now I don't even do that. It seems not only is my health better but my skin has added nutrients that it needs in order to be healthy.
Not only is my skin beautiful. Today, I am off of high blood medication. This was not an overnight process as it took me some time to get unhealthy, it took me some time to clean up my act. I feel better because I have lost weight and I am no longer sick.
Your hypertension may be a matter of genetics. You may be eating well and exercising and still have high blood pressure. If this is you don't feel bad there are still things you can do to bring your pressure down. Here are some natural supplements I take for cardiovascular health.
Co Enzyme-(Co Q 10)-promotes heart health
Garlic-lowers pressure and cholesterol
Hawthorne Berry-natural vasodialator
Vitamin B Complex-stress relief
Fish oil-aids in heart health
I don't take them all in the same day. I usually take two different supplements a day. The garlic I take everyday. I don't recommend supplementing for the rest of your life either because if you know the cause of your hypertension, then you can control it and a lot of fruits and vegetables contain nutrients that are helpful in lowering blood pressure. You can cook with garlic and there are definitely foods that contain vitamin B's. There are many natural ways to cure high blood pressure so do your research and find the routine that works for you.
Any herbs and supplements you use should be discussed with your doctor as some supplements should not be taken with prescription medications. Also talk with your doctor before starting an exercise routine especially if you are a heart patient.Your doctor may see improvements and take you off your medication or lower the dosage. Make sure you keep your pressure monitored as high blood pressure is a silent killer.
If you take the measures to eat healthier as I did you will feel better and improve your overall health. Practice being healthier by eating the right kinds of foods, exercising, lowering stress, and being a healthier happier you!