One of the biggest medical problems in the world is high blood pressure. It affects millions of people and is a huge cause for concern as it can also lead to other serious medical conditions.
High blood pressure is something that a doctor will be able to advise you on how to mange and there are medicines that you can take for it. There are also ongoing trials looking at high blood pressure treatments – go to Trials 4 us paid clinical trials to find out more about some of these.
One of the best things that you can do however is to change your lifestyle and habits to try to lower your risk of developing high blood pressure. Particularly if there are people in your family who have it this could make you more susceptible so you should be aware of the ways that you may be able to prevent yourself from also developing it.
Stop Smoking – Quitting smoking is one of the best things that you can do for your health. There are many ways that you can stop and lots of support out there. Smoking is known to cause many deadly health problems including high blood pressure so if you smoke, it is never too late to stop!
Cut Down Caffeine – If you are a bit of a coffee addict, try to cut down a little. It is fine in moderation, but if your main source of hydration is through tea and coffee try to swap some of the drinks for water or squash.