Hypertension - Natural Remedies
Author: Edward F. Group III, D.C., Ph.D, N.D.,CCN
If you are haunted with hypertension, or hyper anxiety, there are ways to bring it under control. You need to maintain a healthful diet, take your vitamins, and avoid too much stress. As you know from the previous section, having hypertension can kill if not kept under control. You have to be watchful as to what you eat. Don’t abuse salt. Watch how you add additives to foods. Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables. You also have to stop smoking if you are or don’t start.
The main purpose is to keep your health in check. If you avoid a lot of sugar, you will lessen the chance of your arteries hardening, which you know increases the chance for hypertension. Of course, you can also use herbal remedies to help lower your blood pressure and keep it under control.
The list of natural remedies below has been known to have helped people with hypertension:
Argentum nitricum: Many people have the type of hypertension that rises when they become anxious or when they become nervous or feel pressured. This is quite common. This remedy can be a great help to these people.
Aurum metallicum: This remedy is indicated for the serious minded types. These people tend to be focused on their careers and accomplishment. Their blood pressure problems are related to stress. And instead of spiking, the blood pressure readings tend to remain at a high level. Relax more and meditate.
Belladonna: This remedy is helpful when the blood pressure symptoms come on suddenly. You may suddenly feel the heat rush to your head. It rises with great intensity and much heat. Belladonna has a soothing and calming effect. These people who experience these flushes should take personal time to relax and meditate daily. By consciously controlling their re-active natures, these people can help to control their blood pressure.
Calcarea carbonica: This remedy is often helpful to the people with the hypertension who tire easily and have poor stamina in general. When you ask how they are, they always complain they are tired. They just don’t seem to have the ability to cope with the up and downs of life. They appear as though they have the weight of the world on their shoulders.
Glonoinum: Those with hypertension who have a flushed face accompanied with a pounding headache and with visible throbbing in the blood vessels of the neck may be helped by this particular remedy.
Lachesis: A person who needs this particular remedy typically is intense. They have the tendency to be over active and talkative. They always appear to be up tight and never seem to be able to relax. These people give others the feeling that they have a deep inner passion that needs an outlet. They are easily agitated and tend to be argumentative.
Natrum muriaticum: A person who needs this remedy appears to all to be reserved and responsible. They don’t seem like the type of personality to develop hypertension. They can though, be harboring very strong feelings. They could have inner un-reconciled feelings of grief, disappointment, anger, lingering grudges, or even a fear of impending misfortune or doom.
Nux vomica: A person who needs this remedy is usually impatient and driven—easily frustrated, angered, and offended. They can fly off the handle at the least provocation. They are often described as having a chip on their shoulder. They appear to be always spoiling for a fight.
Phosphorus: A person who needs this remedy usually is sensitive, suggestible, and sympathetic, with a tendency toward weakness, dizziness, a “spaced-out” feeling, and fearfulness. They tiptoe through life. They are fearful of hurting anyone’s feeling and theirs are often hurt by imagined slights. When you see them, they find it difficult to look into your eyes. Their eyes dart hither and thither.
Plumbum: This remedy is useful for people with degenerative problems of the nerves. It is also good for those who have hardening of the arteries.
Sanguinaria: Some people with hypertension get a strong feeling that blood is rushing to their head and experience flushed red cheeks and a noticeable pulsing in their neck. This remedy may bring help to people with these symptoms.
More Natural Suggestions For Hypertension
Detoxification - Digestive Tract, Liver/Gallbladder & Parasite Cleanse.
Calcium Orotate - Have been shown to lower blood pressure. Take 2 caplets three times daily.
Nattalone - Helps to normalize blood pressure. Take three (3) vegetable capsules, with at least eight (8) fl uid ounces of water three times daily, 45-60 minutes away from large meals. For best results, take three capsules at bedtime, three capsules fi rst thing in the morning, and three capsules in the middle of the day.
Garlic - Take 600 mg twice daily of an aged extract. Garlic has the ability to lower blood pressure.
Cod Liver Oil - Helps to reduce blood pressure when taken on a long-term basis. Take 2-3 tablespoons daily.
Vitamin C - (Beet/tapioca derived) - 1,000 to 2,000 mg daily. Mild blood-lowering capabilities and helps the body detoxify metals which can contribute to high blood pressure. Also helps with inflammation.
Valerian - Strong Nerve relaxer. 300 mg or .5 to 1.0 ml two to three times daily.
Hawthron - 250 mg of extract three times a day. Hawthorn dilates the artery walls and decreases blood pressure.
Potassium Orotate - 2,000 mg under the supervision of a healthcare professional. Do not use if you are taking a potassium-sparing diuretic medication or have kidney disease or serious heart disease.
Stress Reduction - Meditation, Yoga, Pilates, Relaxing Music. Stress can make your body constrict its blood vessels, making it difficult for blood to get through thereby raising your blood pressure.
Aromatherpy - Soothing oils are lavender, ylang ylang, marjoram.
By using these remedies you will find your blood pressure will be lowered and your overall health will also improve. But, taking these remedies and eating right just to satisfy a symptom or two is not enough. You have to maintain this. Doing this type of regimen one or two days is not enough. If you suffer from hypertension, you must stay on a pattern of treatment that will be consistent till your condition improves or the blood pressure is lowered. If you want to know what you need to do to keep hypertension from ruining your life, continue reading.