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Doctor will usually place an inflatable arm cuff around the arm and measure the blood pressure using a pressure-measuring gauge. The blood pressure reading has two numbers; upper number (systolic pressure) measures the pressure in arteries at the time of beating of heart whereas lower number (diastolic pressure) measures the pressure between two beats.

Blood pressure measurements fall into four general categories:

 

Systolic pressure

Diastolic pressure

Normal

Below 120 mm Hg

Below 80 mm Hg

Prehypertension

120 – 139 mm Hg

80 to 89 mm Hg

Stage 1 hypertension

140 to 159 mm Hg

90 to 99 mm Hg

Stage 2 hypertension

160 mm Hg or higher

90 to 99 mm Hg

Other recommended tests include:

  • 24-hour blood pressure monitoring test
  • Urine test (urinalysis)
  • Blood tests
  • Cholesterol test
  • Electrocardiogram — a test that measures the heart's electrical activity.

Diet Recommendations (Aahar)

  • Reduce salt intake in food. Lowering sodium intake reduces excessive water retention, thereby maintaining normal blood pressure.
  • Increase potassium rich diet. A high potassium diet helps rid the renal system of excess sodium and restore sodium/potassium balance.
  • Adopt a diet which is rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and low-fat dairy products
  • Reduce consumption of refined sugar and heavily processed food,
  • Reduce caffeine intake
  • Limit alcohol consumption.

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

  • Perform weight reduction and regular exercises such as brisk walking, jogging running etc as per your doctor’s advice
  • Abhangya (Massage) can helps to increase elasticity and flexibility. It correct and enhance the blood flow in healthy manners.
  • Upvasa (fasting), Yoga, Meditation and relaxation techniques may also beneficial in management of hypertension

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