Normal Adult Blood Pressure
While times of panic and stress can increase these numbers temporarily, returning to normalcy typically lowers your blood pressure to normal range. Sustained readings above the norm indicate you have elevated blood pressure or are hypertensive.
When Your Numbers Run High...
Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally
Lower Blood Pressure Equals a Healthier Life
- Prepare: Give yourself some time to accept and prepare for quitting. For optimal results, prepare for 14-30 days.
- Quit: Start using anti-craving medication and nicotine replacement therapy. These will curb the urge to smoke.
- Relapse Prevention: Identify the triggers that make you want to smoke. Teach yourself new coping skills for these situations.
- Stress Management: Find other ways to deal with stress that isn’t tobacco.
The biggest mistake you can make when starting a new set of exercises is going too hard too fast. Jumping into strenuous exercise before your ready leads to serious injury. Follow the advice of your physician and participate in activities that work for you. Just remember that it is vital that you warm-up and cooldown before and after each workout. Stretching gives your body the necessary time to limber up and get the blood flowing.
There will be certain days that you’ll find yourself wanting to blow off your workout routine. Don’t do it! Find ways to keep yourself motivated. Set up a chart to track your progress. It helps you easily visualize your goals. Both the changes to it and your body will demonstrate your growth.
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