High blood pressure is a potentially fatal, yet common problem that damages the heart. It can cause various heart ailments and strokes.
As per studies, regular exercise for about 30 minutes for 4-5 days per week can drop the blood pressure by 5 to 8 mm Hg. Walking, cycling, swimming, and dancing are all forms of aerobic exercise that are good for reducing blood pressure.
Reduce Sodium Consumption
Cutting down on sodium intake lowers the blood pressure by 5 to 6 mm Hg. One should limit sodium intake to no more than 2,300 milligrammes (mg) per day.
Reduce Alcohol Intake
As per studies, alcohol is responsible for 16% of all occurrences of high blood pressure worldwide. So, if one has a tendency of high blood pressure, limit the consumption of alcohol.
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