Doctors called the factors provoking the development of hypertension

(ORDO NEWS) — Hypertension, or in other words high blood pressure, can disturb a person at any age. In most cases, men begin to suffer from the disease before the age of 50, and women a little later. There are some factors that can significantly increase the pressure. They should be avoided.

Hypertension can develop as a result of the following reasons:

  • The person does not go in for sports and does not have any physical activity
  • Doesn’t eat right;Has a lot of excess weight
  • There are high levels of fats and glucose in the blood
  • Stressful situations arise regularly

In order to reduce the risk of developing hypertension, you need to monitor your weight, because extra pounds provoke an additional burden on the cardiovascular system. As a result, metabolic disorders, diabetes mellitus and other health problems also appear.

You don’t need to consume too much salt. It becomes the reason that water begins to linger in the body, which leads to an increase in blood volume and, accordingly, an increase in blood pressure. No more than 5 grams of salt should be consumed per day.

It is advisable to give up bad habits and especially smoking. Nicotine resins can very quickly destroy blood vessels, and can also provoke the appearance of blood clots. Due to smoking, the production of those substances that help the vascular walls respond to changes in blood volume is disrupted.

The diet must include fish, which contains a lot of fatty acids. The walls of blood vessels due to this will not be subjected to inflammatory processes. Omega-3s are also found in fairly large amounts in nuts. For example, 25 grams of hazelnuts can replenish the daily dose of fatty acids.

Potassium plays a huge role in the body, which is very important for the normal functioning of the heart. It also removes salt, increases the strength of blood vessels. In general, you need to ensure that the body receives a sufficient amount of vitamins and minerals, because without this it will not be able to fully function.

Particular attention should be paid to physical activity. With its help, you can keep in a normal state not only muscle, but also vascular tone. The vessels will gradually get used to the loads, and the autonomic system will become more resilient.

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