Symptoms of High Blood Pressure:

High blood pressure or blood pressure above the normal levels (for a healthy adult normal levels are 120 mm Hg / 80 mm Hg) is a sign that accompaniesheart disease and renal disease.

Symptoms of high blood pressure:

Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) causes and prevention

High blood pressure rarely comes with by any sign, and its diagnosisis generally through test, or you come to learn about High blood pressure when you go for health checkups for some other health problem. Some people with high blood pressure report headache, problems with vision or fainting occurrence. Signs of high blood pressure are usually overlooked by people in everyday life.

DIETARY MANAGEMENT Suggested by Dietitians from Diet Kundali

Principles of diet:Low fat, low sodium, low calories diet with normal protein and omega 3.

Energy:Low calories diet is given to overweight patients to reduceweight to idealbody weight. Requirement of Energy according to their lifestyle for high blood pressure patients is given below. Sedentary Lifestyle people 1500 to 1600 kcal Moderately active people 1800 to 1900 Kcal / kg body weight

Protein:Approximately 60 to 65 grams of protein everyday is essential to maintain proper nutrition. E.g. If a person is 60 kg, his protein requirement is 1g/kg body weight/every day.

Fats: Fats are very essential for the body, because calories needs to burn in the fuel of fats.About 20g partially as vegetable oil is permitted.

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Carbohydrate: Instead of simple carbohydrates,complex carbohydrates are very helpful in dietetic management.

Fiber: Fiber helps to reduce weight hence leads to decrease in the high blood pressure. It also helps to prevent constipation issue. Consume variety of fruits and vegetables and whole grains in your daily diet.

Sodium: Increased consumption of sodiumin the diet leads to raise blood pressure and rise in cardiac output. Sodium limitation with reduction of weight can effectively manage mild or moderate high blood pressure. Limit the consumption of Preserved food like processed pickles,canned foods, chips etc.

Note- Calcium, Potassium and Magnesiumare also very important for lower the blood pressure.

The causes of High blood pressure are:

  • High viscosity of blood
  • Obesity
  • Genetic and environmental factors
  • Stress
  • Emotional disturbances
  • Excessive smoking
  • Adrenal tumors
  • Renal diseases - eg.glomerulonephritis
  • Narrowing the blood vessels because of hormone secretion especially cortisone, aldosterone, adrenaline and noradrenaline.
  • Heavy smoking
  • Alcohol
  • Saturated and Trans fat in the diet (chips, doughnuts,fried food etc.)
  • High sodium intake
  • High calories intake

  • How Diet Kundali can help in Symptoms of high blood pressure: We will tell you the factors that affects the blood pressure and vitamin, minerals and nutrients that affects the high bood pressure. Not only this, Diet Kundali can also calculate based on the the food diary maintaind by you, whether if you are eating less, enough or excess amounts of those vitamins and minrals.