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The publication Science Alert told about the basic ways to lower blood pressure, improve which leads to heart attack or stroke is the cause of death of more than a thousand people a day just in the United States. According to the recommendations of doctors, 46 percent of adults need to normalize blood pressure 130 80 millimeters of mercury. It is necessary to protect themselves from stress, be physically active and lead a healthy lifestyle.
Experts of the Mayo clinic suggest to devote 15-20 minutes a day short-term stay in a relaxed state. A deep breath and fixed position of the body, for example, when sitting on the chair should help to cope with the stress. According to experts, good relations with loved ones and positive thinking helps to reduce the risk of heart problems.
In addition, it is shown that intensive aerobic exercises that you should start doing in middle age, will help to avoid serious problems with the cardiovascular system, caused by a sedentary lifestyle. Exercises you need to perform 4-5 days a week. It is also recommended to reduce the amount of alcohol consumed to moderate doses, although the latter is still being debated by scientists.
Experts advise to monitor the weight, eating fiber-rich foods. The decrease in body weight increases blood flow to the brain, reducing the strain on blood vessels. Also healthy food with low salt and high potassium (bananas and avocados).
Doctors note that to normalize the function of the cardiovascular system, you need to quit Smoking. Tobacco contains substances cause a quick increase in blood pressure due to vasoconstriction and damage to lining the inner surface of the cells.
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