Tips to keep your blood pressure in check

High blood pressure also known as hypertension can be very serious and have long-term health implications.  Persistently high blood pressure can increase your risk of several life-threatening conditions such as heart disease, heart attack, stroke, kidney disease and vascular dementia.  There are medicines for high blood pressure and ANP Pharma sells all the main brands including Amlodipine tablets onlineBut if you so suffer from high blood pressure, there are lots of lifestyle changes you can make to help yourself alongside GP prescribed medication and intervention.

Here are some useful tips to keep your blood pressure in check

  • Make sure you are not overweight
  • Exercise regularly – this makes your heart stronger and more efficient
  • Eat a healthy and balanced diet with plenty of fruits, vegetables and fibre
  • Reduce or eliminate salt in your diet
  • Limit alcohol intake
  • Quit smoking
  • Monitor your caffeine intake
  • Try and lower stress
  • Have your blood pressure checked regularly, you can do this via your GP surgery or buy an inexpensive home blood pressure monitor for under £50

How to reduce blood pressure quickly

If your blood pressure is high then your GP will intervene with high blood pressure medication to bring it back under control.  One of the most effective treatments for high blood pressure is weight loss and quitting smoking and drinking, this can make a big impact in as little as three months.   With sustained and long-term lifestyle changes you may be able to reduce your dependence on high blood pressure medications or maybe even eliminate it completely.  This should only be done on GP advice and as a part of a programme of regular monitoring.  Blood pressure increases with age and some people require the support of blood pressure medicines even with a healthy lifestyle.

ANP Pharma stocks all of the standard medicines regularly used by GPs to control the high blood pressureWe also offer guidance and support with weight loss, better diet and quitting smoking, all of which can help lower your blood pressure naturally alongside prescribed medication.  To find out more, visit our website