Hypertension or High blood pressure is the measure of the force of the blood pushing against blood vessels. It is dangerous because it makes the heart work harder to pump blood out to the body and contributes to hardening of the arteries.
It is estimated that 1 billion people worldwide are affected by hypertension, at least 65million adults, or 1 in 3 have high blood pressure. 25% of urban population and 10% of rural population suffer from hypertension
Hypertension may be mild, moderate or severe. There is a proportional risk for heart attack, heart failure, stroke and renal disease with higher blood pressure. Without symptoms, high blood pressure can cause damage to your blood vessels and organs, especially the brain, heart, eyes, and kidneys.
Blood pressure is expressed as two numbers 120/80 mmHg, the top number represents the systolic pressure which occurs when the heart contracts, the bottom number represents the diastolic pressure which occurs when the heart relaxes. Normal blood pressure is less than 120/80 mm hg.
Hypertension or High blood pressure is persistent systolic blood pressure SBP≥ 140 mmHg.
Causes for Hypertension
- High intake of Alcohol
- Sedentary lifestyle
- Diabetes mellitus
- High cholesterol diet, Low fruit consumption
Symptoms of Hypertension
- Fatigue, headaches
- Shortness of breath
- Reduced activity tolerance
- Blurred vision
Investigation of Hypertension
BMI, Urine test, Blood tests, Ultrasound
Homeopathy Treatment for Hypertension
Homeopathic remedies are effective for treating hypertension without any side effects. They prevent further complications due to hypertension. Homeopathic remedies are extremely fast-acting, easy to use for all ages, inexpensive.
Many Homeopathic remedies are like instant pain-killers. Apart from relieving pain, they also bring about healing in the strained or injured muscles and tendons in the most natural way. The homeopathy medicines for Hypertension are Belladonna, Glonoinum, Phosphorus, Lachesis mutus, Natrum mur, Argentum nitricum & Aurum metallicum etc.