Hypertension is the most general physical problem prevailing these days. It is basically an arterial disease accompanied by high blood pressure. The elevated blood pressure results in higher degree of risk sometimes fatal too. In this the blood circulation in the blood vessels slows down as the heart finds it difficult to carry on with the process. Hypertension is of two types, primary hypertension and secondary hypertension. Statistics show that 90-95 % of cases come under the primary hypertension that means high blood pressure without any medical cause. The outstanding 5-10% cases belong to secondary hypertension in which heart, arteries and kidneys are affected to some degree.
Detection of this condition is generally done after a person is undergone a medical checkup. The most common and usual symptoms of hypertension are headache, pain in chest, dizziness, vomit, and fainting episodes. Fraction of people even experience breathing problem and congestion in wind pipe. Percentage of heart strokes, attacks and failure is higher than any other risks. Its occurrence is basically due to anxiety, stress and tension and high intake of alcohols or smoking habits. Anxiety triggers the blood pressure in body and that leads to hypertension.
Patients are advised to avoid anxiety and as much as possible. Ayurvedic remedies are a must to be taken into consideration as they are considered safe and assure long term effect. Other remedies to curb blood pressure are to get involved in some kind of physical activities like sports, exercise or yoga. It stimulates the blood circulation and keeps the heart beat normal. The body becomes more active and energetic. During pregnancy 8-10% of females experience hypertension, in those cases even they are suggested to go for some light exercises or yoga. Today life is uncertain, the consequences are not known hence we need to control our lifestyles and eating habit. To some extent it might be fruitful.
Recommended Ayurvedic Products
Ayurveda has many safe products in order to provide long term relief from hypertension.
In this disorder there is avarnam of vata, which means vata is covered by other dosas , so vata dosen’t function properly.it is also called as mudhavatam. And as we all know that the balance of these dosas is very important for a healthy body.In case of imbalance between them, variety of diseases can come up. Hypertension is also a result of such imbalance of the doshas.
In case of headache due to hypertension, kachoradi choorrnam with ksheerbala oil can be applied over the head.
Doses and benefits of Ayurvedic Products
· Dasamoolam kashayam - 15 ml with 30 ml warm water in morning and evening empty stomach.
The expectorant action of this kashayam helps in removing phlegm present in the respiratory tract which is accumulated due to infection.
· Draksharishtam - 15 ml with water after food in morning and evening
Draksharishtam is greatly effective in the treatment of emaciation, muscle wasting, general weakness and sequelae of major viral and bacterial infections
· Cardiospa - 1 capsule with water at bed time.
It deals effectively with this condition and provides a sound sleep which in turn imparts freshness of body and mind.
Tips to keep stress under control
· Do pranayam and exercises daily
· Healthy diet with fiber is good.
· Reduce the salt intake.
· No stress and anxiety should be there.
· Lose weight if you are overweight
· Cut back if you drink a lot of alcohol
· Stop smoking
· Low salt and caffeine intake
· Avoid fatty and oily foods
The below products are to be taken as per doctor consultation
General recommendation is for 5 to 6 week i.e.
· Dasamoolam Kashayam: 5 bottles
· Draksharishtam: 3 Bottles
· Cardiospa: 1 bottle
Note: The products should be taken as per the doctor’s recommendation.