The key role of our heart in our body is to pump blood. Our heart pumps the blood and circulation of the blood on the walls of our bodies’ arteries takes place. It exerts pressure on the blood circulation and affects our heart. Unhealthy eating habits, affected health, stress, tensions etc can cause serious blood pressure problems in your system.
Normal Blood Pressure
Every body part functions efficiently when all the parts and systems associated with it work properly and are in good health. If any part or system is affected many associated parts and systems face problems in their functioning. Similar is the case with blood pressure. Moderate or normal blood pressure is essential for the entire body system to work effectively. Blood pressure that ranges in between 120 and 80 is considered ideal for human body. Slightest deviation in the range signifies affected health of the individual.
High Blood Pressure
When the blood pressure reaches higher than the normal range, it is called hypertension or high blood pressure. It is a dangerous state of blood pressure because it exerts high pressure on the heart which in turn affects heart health.
Reasons of High Blood Pressure
The development of problems related to high blood pressure is due to various external and internal factors. This high blood pressure or the narrowing of arteries takes place due to-
- Unhealthy eating habits like eating junk food and absence of nutrients in diet
- Excessive salt in the diet
- Uncontrolled consumption of alcohol
- Age related problems
- Overweight or obesity
- Lack of exercise or the physical activities
- Family history with high blood pressure
- Thyroid or adrenal disorders
- Low birth weight
- Maternal smoking
- Lack of breast feeding
- Sleeping disorders
- Medical treatments
- Healthy nutritional diet
- Healthy eating habits
- Controlled alcohol and smoking
- Effective weight management
- Regular exercise
- Emotional and Stress control
- Medical assistance
It is very important for every individual to maintain a healthy lifestyle in order to stay fit. Controlling the habits that affect your blood pressure is nothing less than nurturing a plant before it bears fruits. Healthy inputs lead to healthy body. So if you provide healthy food and habits to your body then only it will give efficient outputs.