High blood pressure, or hypertension, is one of the major risk factors for heart disease. High blood pressure is also the number one risk factor for stroke – the third most common cause of death nationwide and the leading cause of disability. It is estimated that one in three adults has high blood pressure, but many do not know they have it. High blood pressure is sometimes called a “silent killer” because it usually has no symptoms until serious problems develop. However, the condition is easily detected and can usually be controlled.
Maintaining a normal blood pressure level can reduce your risk of having a heart attack or stroke.
Cholesterol is a substance found in blood that provides the structure for all of our body’s cells. We need to have some of it so that our cells can function, but too much can lead to a buildup in arteries, known as plaque. Plaque makes it hard for blood to flow through the arteries, causing heart disease, peripheral vascular disease, stroke and other illnesses.
Heart health and high cholesterol go hand in hand, and maintaining a healthy cholesterol level can greatly cut the risk of heart and vascular disease. If you have been told that you have high cholesterol, you have an opportunity to improve your health and reduce your risk of cardiovascular diseases, including heart disease and stroke.
The most severe case is when a person suffers from both these conditions at the same time, as they cause arteriosclerotic effects.
There are many pills nowadays that will help you control high cholesterol and high blood pressure. But fortunately there are natural, at home remedies that will help you keep the situation under control. The following recipe is really easy, inexpensive and completely natural.
What you will need:
- A clove of garlic
- A cup of organic lemon juice
- A tablespoon of apple cider vinegar
- Small piece grated ginger
- A small spoonful of organic honey
Put all the ingredients together in a mixer, and mix them until you have a nice homogenous consistency. Then pour the mixture in a bottle and keep it in the fridge for 5 days.
How do you take it?
Twice a day a teaspoon of the remedy is enough. Once before breakfast and once before dinner. Do not ever exceed the limit of 3 tablespoons a day.
This is a healthy solution to all of the pills that you will need to take if you are suffering from these conditions. It provides you with great amount of very important vitamins and nutrients.
It provides antioxidants and boosts up your immune system. It will help you prevent viruses and bacteria attacking your body and it will give you a lot of energy.
As always make sure that you live a healthy lifestyle with no alcohol, a lot more physical exercise, consuming healthy food and quit smoking if you are a smoker. If you have more severe case of this two conditions use this natural remedy to help heel faster, but please do visit your doctor for further instructions.