High blood pressure is one of the most common diseases of the new age. Some say that it mainly is linked with genetics, but environmental factors like stress, bad nutrition, smoking, excess use of caffeine and alcohol can also cause high blood pressure. High blood pressure can in some cases occur without any showing symptoms, and if not treated on time, high blood pressure can often lead to heart attack or a stroke. That is the cause this disease needs to be diagnosed and treated on time.
Modern medicine has a variety of medication and therapies that can treat this problem. According to users they may be very effective or not, but there are more articles every day that stress the harmful effects of chemical drugs and their side effects on human health.
There are also many natural ways to lower high blood pressure and keep it in normal rate.
The first thing you need to do is cut with bad habits like smoking, drinking, eating food full of fats and sugars and drinking excess amounts of coffee. Eat more fresh food that is not processed and drink water, which is the key to bringing your organism to a normal way of functioning; If you are suffering from high blood pressure you need a diet based on food that has natural abilities to lower it. You also have a variety of natural juices, teas, smoothies and drinks that will help you clean your body and lower the pressure.
HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE SMOOTHIE-RECIPE
We have here another 100% natural remedy that can help you lower the blood pressure. And it is also proven effective because it was a subject of a research that proved that the ingredients that this smoothie contains can indeed lower the blood pressure significantly.
This is what you need to prepare the smoothie.
½ cup of beetroot sliced in circles;
1 ½ cup pineapple cubes (you can also use canned);
¼ cup of celery leaves;
1 cup of almond milk (you can use rice or soy milk also);
½ cup of fresh squeezed orange juice.
Preparing the smoothie
There is nothing easier than preparing a smoothie. When you have all ingredients prepared, washed, sliced and squeezed, add them in a blender and turn it on. Let it all blend in a nice homogenized mass and pour in a glass.
Using the smoothie
You can drink this smoothie every day. Regular use will help you regulate the blood pressure but it will also improve other aspects of your health. Every day use of this smoothie can also detoxify the body, soothe mile inflammations and improve functioning of the brain.
Why it works
Beetroot contains nitrates. When the body metabolizes them they can help blood vessels to spread and improve the blood flow through the body.
Pineapple is rich in potassium. One cup of pineapple is packed with 195 mg of potassium with just 1 mg of sodium. Potassium helps to relax muscles and additional spreading of the blood vessels.
Celery leaves are full of nutrient with natural abilities to lower the blood pressure.