Modern medicine distinguishes several types of hypertension - high blood pressure. And, unfortunately, the disease is not amenable to treatment - it refers to the chronic. The patient should always monitor their performance. To do this, first of all, you should buy a tonometer and constantly measure the pressure, and with its constant increase, you should immediately consult a doctor. But you can reduce the manifestations of hypertension and popular methods!
The best folk remedy for hypertension: recipes
Folk remedies for hypertension will be an excellent tool for medical treatment, will reduce the amount of drugs consumed and improve overall health. Recognized as a medicinal plant from this disease is motherwort. You can use it as an independent drug, as part of medical fees. With frequent increase in pressure and deterioration of well-being, experts advise to drink herbal decoctions in courses for 2-4 weeks. To do this, you can apply the following formulations:
Mix equal parts of motherwort, valerian root, dill or cumin seeds. Brew 1 tbsp. l collection of 1 tbsp. boiling water, infuse for an hour. Take this tool is necessary in the form of heat 3 times a day for 1/3 tbsp.
30 g of unrefined oats, rinse well, pour 3 liters of water, put on the fire and boil, and then insist 4 hours. Pour 70 g of crushed roots of elecampane with this broth, also bring to a boil and insist 5 hours. Then strain all this, add 30 g honey and take over 2 weeks of 1/3 tbsp. 3 times a day.
Leaves of black-headed meadowsweet, white mistletoe and hawthorn are usually brewed as medicinal teas.
Also in the treatment of hypertension, the following recipes may be useful:
- Squeeze the juice from 2 fruits of beet, hold it for 3 hours, mix with 1 tea spoon of honey. Take 1 tbsp. l 4-5 times a day for 3 weeks.
- Grate the horseradish root and pour water (so that it covers horseradish), leave overnight. In the morning, add ½ tbs. beet and carrot juices. You can pour a little honey and juice of half a lemon. Take 1 tbsp. l half an hour before meals 2 times a day for 2 weeks. The course of treatment should be repeated 2 times a year.
- Grate the lemon with the peel, add half a glass of honey and 5 mashed cloves of garlic, mix. Put the mixture in a warm dark place for a week. After 7 days, transfer the mixture to the refrigerator. Take 3 times a day for 1 tsp.
- Mix 200 ml of carrot juice, beet, 200 g of honey, 100 ml of medical alcohol and 100 ml of cranberry juice. Insist 3 days, stirring occasionally. After put in the refrigerator. Take in the winter during the whole time of the year 3 times a day and 1 tbsp. l half an hour before meals with courses for 3 weeks and with breaks for 10-12 days.
But it should be remembered that those recipes that include the juice of carrots and beets in patients with chronic colitis and a tendency to diarrhea should be taken with caution. In general, all methods of treatment, including juice, it is better to start taking with doses that are less than those specified, and then gradually increase them. In addition, diabetes can not eat honey and should pay attention to the high content of simple carbohydrates in carrots and beets.
Treatment of hypertension without drugs: ways
In addition to the recipes of traditional medicine, including infusions, decoctions and other mixtures of plants, vegetables, fruits, there are other methods of treating hypertension without the use of medicines.
2 pieces of ice the size of an average coin to attach to the left and right of the 7th cervical vertebra (the lowest cervical vertebra, it stands out when a person bows his head). After the ice has melted, the skin should be wiped dry, smeared with camphor oil and massaged. The cold will be replaced by heat, a headache will pass, the blood pressure will normalize. To do this procedure should be no more than 1 time in 2-3 days.
When the pressure rises, calf muscles and shoulders are advised to put mustard plasters.
Reclining on the couch ankle-deep in the basin with hot water. At the same time you can put mustard plasters on the back of the neck. The patient will feel relief after 10-15 minutes.
Treatment of hypertension: method with iodine
With increasing blood pressure, there are many methods for its smooth reduction. Each patient, especially hypertensive patients, should, in addition to the doctor’s prescriptions, be aware of the other ways to treat him. One of the effective methods is therapy of hypertension with iodine. This course is conducted in 2 phases, at a certain time, each of which lasts 10 days. The first phase is held in March from the 1st to the 10th day and from the 21st to the 30th. A 10-day break should be made between them.
The 2nd phase is held in September, the numbers remain the same, with the same break.
Dip a cotton swab in iodine, hold it like a ring in a circle in a certain part of the body. For 1 day you can do only 1 lubrication, and before bedtime (night).
- 1st day: swab around the wrist of the left hand;
- 2nd day: around the right ankle;
- 3rd day: wrist of the right hand;
- 4th day: ankle of the left leg;
- 5th day: bend the elbow of the left hand (slightly higher than the bend of the elbow);
- 6th day: slightly below the knee bend on the right leg;
- 7th day: slightly higher than the crook of the elbow of the right hand;
- 8th day: slightly below the knee bend on the left leg;
- Day 9: dotted along the back, and you need to start from the left shoulder, and finish at the right thigh.
It is said that this procedure really helps to get rid of the symptoms of hypertension and visibly facilitates the patient's well-being. In any case, the technique is not so difficult to perform. Worth a try, maybe it is you who can really help!
Kalina with hypertension: how to apply?
Kalina is a real find for patients suffering from hypertension. Its berries have a tart taste, help reduce blood pressure, strengthen the heart and clean the blood vessels of cholesterol plaques. In case of emergency, it is recommended to simply eat a handful of viburnum fruit to combat this disease. But experts advise hypertensive patients to always have an infusion of viburnum on hand, which must be taken every day, without waiting for the exacerbation of the disease.
To prepare this infusion, you need 2 tbsp. Rinse the berries, place in a three-liter jar and pour 2 liters of boiling water. After that, the jar must be closed with a lid, wrapped with a towel and placed in a warm place for 5-6 hours. After this, the infusion must be drained, rub the berries through a sieve and add the resulting gruel to the liquid. After the infusion has cooled to room temperature, it is necessary to add 500 g of natural honey. It is necessary to accept such means before food 3 times a day, 100 ml regardless of the patient's state of health. The course of treatment is 3 weeks, after that you need to take a break for 5-7 days and start the reception again. Completely getting rid of the disease, this tool will not help, but it will reduce the likelihood of a sharp increase in pressure and improve the patient's general well-being.
But during the off-season, when it is impossible to find fresh berries, it is possible to offer branches of viburnum to help hypertensive patients. They need to grind, pour cold water (per 1 liter of water ½ st. Branches), put on fire, boil and cook over low heat for at least 20 minutes. After the broth cools down, add 2 tbsp. l natural honey. Take this tool should be 100-150 ml on an empty stomach 3 times a day. And also branches of viburnum can be added to tea, which in turn calms the nervous system, lowers blood pressure and helps relieve fatigue.
Prevention of hypertension: simple ways
Hypertension refers to those diseases that do not tolerate negligence. If you can not avoid the disease, it is possible to soften its course. First of all, to understand whether there is a possibility of hereditary transmission of the disease. If there are patients with hypertension among the relatives of a person, then he may also get sick later, so he should carefully monitor his health.
It is important to adhere to a healthy lifestyle. And this applies not only to food, but also the mode of the day and leisure activities. Physical activity should be feasible, sports should be regular. You can adhere to a special diet, be sure to control the weight, because those extra pounds will negatively affect the patient's well-being.
In addition, you need to gradually reduce the use of food, with high calorie - sugar, sweets, butter, flour, meat, and vegetable fats. Especially recommended to exclude from your diet butter, which is the main enemy of the arterial vessels. The ban applies not only to alcohol, but also to those products that contain alcohol even in small doses. Table salt should also be consumed in limited quantities - 3-4 g per day, its content in food should be strictly controlled.
But foods that contain potassium, on the contrary: they help to remove excess fluid and sodium from the body. These include bananas, apricots, dried fruits, grapes, cherries, eggplants, oranges, rosehips, radishes, potatoes, baked in their skins. Food enriched with magnesium is also beneficial, it has a vasodilating effect. It includes cereals (oatmeal, buckwheat, pearl barley, wheat), soybeans, walnuts, seafood, beet juice, hawthorn, greens, dairy products, green tea, chicory, soups from low-fat broth. Hypertension is a serious disease that should not be allowed to take its course. When the first symptoms appear, you should immediately consult a doctor and only then try the folk remedies for this ailment! Pay special attention that herbal medicine and folk recipes are only an addition to medical treatment.