An estimated 1.13 billion people worldwide have blood pressure, 1 in 4 men and 1 in 5 women had hypertension.
In China, about 270 million people have hypertension; only 13.8% of these patients have their condition under control.
Spring is the time of year when many things change – including the weather. Temperatures can swing back and forth between balmy and frigid. Mark Twain once said, “In the spring I have counted one hundred and thirty-six kinds of weather inside of four and twenty hours.” Seasonal blood pressure(BP) changes have been found to be related to outdoor or indoor temperature. Studies on hypertension demonstrated seasonal variation in different age group, slightly greater in hypertensive elderly. Here are few tips get you prepared for spring time.
Spring is getting warm, but the temperature is still fluctuating. It is recommended that people with high blood pressure maintain a light diet, eat small portion of meals, and focus on low-salt foods to avoid excessive eating and excessive sodium intake which may cause a burden on the intestines and stomach, thereby affecting blood pressure.
Weed out high-sodium foods by reading labels carefully. “It is very difficult to lower dietary sodium without reading labels, unless you prepare all of your own food,” says Dr. Fisher from Harvard University. Choose fresh and nutritious food instead of prepackaged or preserved meat. Of course, a light diet is not necessary to get rid of meat and fish. Have small portion of lean meat in moderation while refer to healthy food pyramid below.
For people with hypertension, anxiety, anger, depression and stress will affect blood pressure to fluctuate. In life, work stress, emotional instability, irritability and other conditions, are easy to induce hypertension symptoms, pay attention to emotional stability, be able to manage stress maintain a good state of mood. Learn to fight stress by making choices like talking with family and friends and making time for physical activity. These habits not only improve your health — they also rejuvenate your general well-being.
Spring time is very suitable for outdoor sports. Appropriate exercise can expand blood vessels, improve elasticity, accelerate metabolism, relieve mental tension, and achieve the purpose of lowering blood pressure. People with high blood pressure can choose mild aerobic exercises such as jogging and Tai Chi, and exercise according to their own conditions. Regular physical activity – such as 150 minutes a week, or about 30 minutes most days of the week – can lower your blood pressure by about 5 to 8 mm Hg if you have high blood pressure. Talk to your doctor about developing an exercise program. If you feel unwell during exercise, stop quickly and check your doctor.
Fixed Routine Measurement
Finally, daily monitoring of blood pressure is very important, hypertension individual will be benefit from regular monitoring and management of blood pressure. Generally speaking, the blood pressure is high during daytime, low at night. It is recommend to have a fixed routine in the morning when you get up, taking blood pressure measurement after resting for 10-15 minutes, pay attention to blood pressure fluctuations.
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Heal Force C02L Electronic Blood Pressure Meter
Heal Force C02L Electronic Blood Pressure Meter, using a comprehensive boost measurement method, before and after pressurized to obtain more effective pulse waves, accurately measure blood pressure. Measure at a constant rate of boost, after the measurement of rapid degassing, so that the elderly users experience more relaxing and comfortable. Blood pressure meter using a unique cuff storage compartment design, easy to carry and convenient storage with clean and slick appearance.
C02l continuous boost measurement
Boost at a constant speed and release quickly
Significantly improve measurement accuracy and comfort
High-capacity lithium batteries
It can be used a total of 300 times on a charge
Power-on, ready-to-use, measurement with peace of mind
Unique cuff storage compartment design
Convenient to collect, exquisite appearance
To sum up, hypertension is a controlled health condition. For most patients, adhere to a low-salt and high-potassium, low-fat and low-sugar diet, keeping healthy lifestyles by moderate aerobic exercise and away from tobacco and alcohol. Control blood pressure at ease!