World Hypertension day 2018: Habits that increase the problem of high blood pressure

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Habits that increase the problem of high blood pressure

Habits that cause hypertension.

Hypertension which is also known as high blood pressure is a very common problem among people. During this problem force of the blood against the artery walls is too high. The problem of high blood pressure occurs due to poor lifestyle and consumption of unhealthy diet. If you are suffering from high blood pressure then you may be prone to other health-related issues. Moreover, there are no visible symptoms of high blood pressure. Due to which many people fail to detect the problem of high blood pressure. If the problem is not detected, it damages the blood vessels, which creates a heart-related problem. May some of your habits increase the problem of hypertension. Therefore, it is better to shun these habit. (Also read: World Hypertension day 2018: Healthy Habits To Prevent High Blood Pressure)

Let’s know about habits which increase the problem of hypertension.

  • Alcohol consumption
  • Consumption of excessive salt
  • Not performing any physical activity
  • Quit smoking
  • Tension
  1. Alcohol consumption may cause hypertension

    Habits that increase the problem of high blood pressure
    The consumption of alcohol cause hypertension.

    The consumption of alcohol affects your blood pressure. With high blood pressure, you may suffer stroke problem. It is better for you to quit alcohol.

  2. Consumption of excessive salt cause hypertension
    The excessive consumption of salt enhances the level of sodium in the blood. Due to a high level of sodium, blood vessels need water to balance the concentration of sodium. A high volume of water increases blood volume in blood vessels and cause high blood pressure. For better health, do not consume excessive salt.
  3. Not performing any physical activity
    Those who do not perform physical activities have a higher heart rate. The higher heart rate needs to work more. Due to which high blood pressure problem occurs.
  4. Smoking
    The problem of hypertension increases with smoking. It also increases the chances of cardiac problems. To know what happens to your body, when you quit smoking click here.
  5. Tension
    Stress can cause high blood pressure. If you consume alcohol to reduce stress, then it also increases the problem of hypertension increases. (Also read: World Hypertension Day 2018: Facts About High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy)

It is better to skip some habits to avoid the problem of hypertension. It will keep your body healthy and fit. You can also read this article in Hindi.

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