Besides changing a healthy diet and taking medication, should also compensate with regular exercise to control high blood pressure. For those who do not have hypertension though, exercise remains one of the key lifestyle that can prevent the risk of this disease. Moreover, the risk of high blood pressure (hypertension) can increase with age.
High blood pressure increases the risk of heart disease and stroke. Regular exercise, controlling body weight and diet is a good way to prevent high blood pressure.
Do regular exercise, for thirty minutes every day. For example, jogging or dancing to reduce the amount of adrenaline circulation in the body and calm the blood vessels.
If very rarely exercise before, start mild light exercise first, such as walking or yoga for fifteen minutes per day, to avoid injury. Consult the appropriate kind of sport for the condition of the body, because there are several kinds of sports that are not recommended.
Always do warming up and cooling down, before and after exercising. This is important, to raise and lower the heart rate gradually.
For moderate intensity exercise (such as brisk walking and swimming) is recommended for 150 minutes per week. Generally, exercise for at least 30 minutes every day, at least 3-5 days a week. If you choose a type of high intensity exercise, such as running, do about 75 minutes per week. This time can be divided regularly every day.
In order for sports results for hypertension can be maximized, can be combined both. So, try to do moderate intensity exercise interspersed with high intensity for at least 30 minutes every day of the week.
In addition, if sit condition more while working, try to make the move even just to stand or walk for a few hours every few hours. Because many studies have found that sitting too long can participate in many serious health conditions. Take time to do household activities themselves to be more active, such as cutting grass, sweeping, gardening, or mopping the floor.