Choose a Conventional mode of treatment for high blood pressure.
Lifestyle disorders are those which occur due to faulty lifestyle or due to occupation which affects a person’s lifestyle largely. To mention few lifestyle diseases such as obesity, heart diseases, diabetes, and others. 100 million in India are sufferers of high blood pressure. Blood pressure-related disorders are quite common in people who suffer from lifestyle diseases. Most people don’t feel any major symptoms during high blood pressure, because of this it is often known by the name of “silent killer”
If you ignore this elevated blood pressure for a long time, it can lead to a greater risk for developing heart diseases such as heart attack, stroke, and other serious illnesses. Once, you are diagnosed with hypertension a life-saving drug is prescribed which has to be taken daily or as suggested by the physician for a lifetime. So, it is important to be aware of this silent killer before it enters your body and prepares yourself with all the weapons to fight it.
The biggest relief is offered by holistic mode of treatment along with homeopathy here because being a disease that is related to stress which in turn is related to lifestyle, it is important to work from the basic and reverse hypertension to achieve cure rather than manage it with pills for a lifetime.
What Is Hypertension?
Hypertension or high blood pressure is a condition in which the force with which the blood flows against the arterial wall is too high.
Usually, in numbers, it is defined when the blood pressure is more than 140/90, whereas the normal is considered to be 120/80. If the reading on the sphygmomanometer reads 180/120 or more it is a severe grade of high blood pressure and no ignorance can ever be entertained in such a condition & immediate consultation with a trained doctor is required.
What are the symptoms?
Hypertension is known as a silent killer for the reason of not manifesting too many symptoms and the ones it does are very common and often ignored by common people.
High blood pressure can manifest different groups of symptoms in a different groups of people depending upon the age mainly. Some common symptoms present in individual maybe:
- Chest pain
- Hot flushes
- Shortness of breath
If you are having any of these symptoms regular monitoring of your blood pressure is very important. Only regular monitoring is the best way to keep a track of your health condition and prevent the occurrence of this chronic disease. It can be easily managed with necessary lifestyle changes and homeopathy in its acute phase and stop its progress to another level and become chronic in its form.
Managing hypertension with homeopathy
High blood pressure or hypertension is not a disease but a response of the body to other underlying diseases or pathological changes such as atherosclerosis, respiratory disorders, etc. Homeopathy provides immense scope and a very good prognosis in cases of essential hypertension. Researches say that hypertension leads to stroke and heart attacks and if treatment is holistic and focuses on the entire person it will work conservatively, this will save the person from unnecessary troubles.
Homeopath focuses to find the major cause behind the raised pressure and also keeps in mind what could be the instances if this is not managed at the same time. So, it deals with the cause and complications at the same time. The remedy is prescribed depending on the cause and totality of symptoms including the mental symptoms ( stress, anxiety, irritability) and physical complaints. The journey of diseases is sometimes calculated to trace the occurrence and pattern of disease so the root cause of the suffering is clear and treatment can be processed further easily.
For a homeopath each peculiar detail is of utmost importance, every symptom differs from person to person also the sensation experienced for every symptom is taken note of, to reach the appropriate remedy that will start the healing response of the body.
Few remedies and their symptoms related to hypertension are as follows:
• Crataegus- This remedy acts on the muscles of the heart. It is very effective in cases of high arterial pressure and when extreme shortness of breath is experienced even on least exertion. Pulse indication is accelerated irregular and intermittent. This remedy is also effective in cases of valvular murmurs and angina pectoris.
• Lachesis- is indicated in cases of hypertension with severe palpitations that may lead to vertigo and dizziness. There is an extreme feeling of a rush of blood to the head with hot flushes. The perspiration of the person is hot and seems like fainting.
• Baryta carb- is indicated to treat hypertension associated with cardiovascular problems mostly with a headache.
• Picric acid- in people with high blood pressure due to stress which is mostly due to overwork, headaches & fatigue.
There are much more helpful in treating hypertension such as phosphoric acid, natrum muriaticum, glonoinum, etc. It is always suggested to visit a qualified homeopath for the prescription as the only constitutional and individualized remedy after a well-taken case would be effective.
Hypertension is closely related to lifestyle or to sum up, many of the causes that manifest themselves with elevated blood pressure are lifestyle disorders. Hence, lifestyle changes along with homeopathy are a must to get rid of the raised blood pressure.
A major modification can be made with managing your diet. DASH diet is suggested for people suffering from hypertension. The key pointers of the DASH diet are as follows-
1. Limit your intake of sodium (table salt), sweets (refined sugar), caffeinated drinks, etc
2. Eat more fruits and vegetables and include more whole grains in your everyday diet.
3. Cut down your dairy intake & fatty foods that are high in saturated fats, & trans fats as they may lead to an increase in blood cholesterol.
4. It is suggested to divide your meals into different portion sizes throughout the day and eat according to the timetable to set your body clock.
These easy ways could help you prevent and cure hypertension “the silent killer”. Opting for the mode of treatment that works on your body & mind at the same time is always the mindful choice.
Note: High blood pressure if not brought under the normal range or borderline range with a deliberate speed, is a dangerous condition. Immediate medical supervision is always advised in all severe cases with continuous monitoring.
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