Vinegar to control blood pressure

High blood pressure also called the "silent killer" affects one in three adults in the US alone. However, the lack of symptoms causes it to go unnoticed for years and if it remains uncontrolled it has been known to cause a number of major health problems such as heart attacks, strokes, kidney damage, aneurysms, etc. 120/80 is considered to be the normal reading for blood pressure. Anything higher than that signals high blood pressure. Regular check ups are very important to monitor and control blood pressure. In case of a high blood pressure reading, learn how to make lifestyle changes that will bring down your pressure. Educate yourself about potential risks arising from high blood pressure. Eliminate junk food and foods heavy with oil. Take some time to exercise daily and make sure that you take your medications on time and according to the dosage prescribed by the doctor. Control your intake of alcohol and reduce salt in your diet. Incorporate fruits, fresh vegetables, natural foods, whole grain and foods rich in fiber in your meals.

In addition to your regular medications, use apple cider vinegar to help control and normalize your blood pressure. Apple cider vinegar is useful in boosting the immune system. It acts as a natural antibiotic and antiseptic to help the body against disease and illness. Although, most people may not enjoy the taste of apple cider vinegar, its benefits far outweigh the minor problem of taste. Apple cider vinegar is known to oxidize the blood and make it thinner. Thus, it eases the strain on your heart, because thinner blood does not clog up the blood vessels and is easier for the heart to pump. Apple cider vinegar contains vitamins A, C, B1, and B2. Its mineral content consists of calcium, iron potassium, and phosphorus. It also contains essential acids and pectin, making it an effective remedy to control blood pressure. Add two teaspoons of apple cider vinegar in a 0.5 quart of water. You can add a spoonful of honey to improve its taste. Drink this mixture daily to control your blood pressure. Since cider vinegar can be used as a condiment, try using it on your salads instead of the regular salad dressings.

However, be careful to continue taking your regular medications. Also, keep monitoring your blood pressure with a home blood pressure kit or by a visit to the doctor to check whether the vinegar is working for you.

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