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Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) - Ayurvedic Herbs and Treatment

by Vaidya Karanvir Singh M.D. (AYU.) PANCHAKARMA, FAGE

The number of blood pressure patients is increasing day by day over the recent years affecting their overall health. It is necessary to maintain the blood pressure in a normal condition for overcoming potential health threats. Both low and high blood pressure will lead to several symptoms causing disturbances in the day to day life. High blood pressure or hypertension is a chronic condition which leads to major health disorders such as heart attack, retinopathy, and stroke. People who suffer from hypertension should give more importance to diets, exercises, and lifestyle changes for minimizing the complications effectively.

Hypertension occurs in men and women due to elevation of the blood pressure in the arteries. According to Ayurveda, high blood pressure is mainly formed by Vata and Pitta Imbalance thereby resulting in several discomforts. It damages the inner walls of arteries resulting in a variety of disorders. The treatments may vary depending on the symptoms, age, and health history. They provide solutions to high blood pressure problems with herbal plants and medications for leading a healthy lifestyle. In fact, they aim at balancing the dosha problems that contribute more to high blood pressure. Most Ayurvedic physicians will analyze conditions of a patient before carrying out a treatment procedure.

It has been proved that Ayurveda is an effective one in controlling the blood pressure and other complications naturally for achieving better results. Furthermore, it helps to promote the wellness and overall health of patients to stay away from severe consequences.

Causes of Blood Pressure

The following causes are responsible for blood pressure problems and one should focus more on preventing them efficiently.

  • Smoking
  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Obesity
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Adrenaline secreting tumors
  • Heavy intake of non-vegetarian foods
  • Powerful medications
  • Poor diet
  • Low immunity levels
  • Accumulation of toxins
  • High cholesterol

Symptoms of Blood Pressure

Blood pressure may result in the following symptoms thereby causing potential threats to life.

  • Palpitations
  • Stroke
  • Heart attack
  • Facial paralysis
  • Enlargement of heart size
  • Blindness
  • Retinopathy
  • Tinnitis
  • Dizziness
  • Headaches
  • Anger
  • Frustration

How Ayurveda Treats Hypertension?

Ayurveda is an ancient medical system that offers solutions to a wide range of health ailments including high blood pressure. It believes that hypertension is influenced by many factors and evaluates conditions based on the dosha imbalances.

The following herbs play an important in hypertension treatment which ultimately helps to recover from the symptoms with high success rates.

Ashwagandha:

Ashwagandha is a very powerful herbal plant that gives ways for lowering blood pressure, inflammation, and stress levels. Apart from that, it paves ways for balancing the mind and body to gain more benefits. In addition, it is a suitable one for minimizing the overproduction of stress hormones.

Triphala:

Triphala is one of the most important herbal plants used in Ayurvedic treatments enabling the patients to improve high blood pressure conditions to control the symptoms. The herb works well for cholesterol problems to keep health in a good state.

Jatamansi:

Jatamansi herbal plant is an excellent choice for preventing heart from free radical damages by addressing essential needs. Another advantage is that it helps to prevent the atherosclerosis before it starts.

Arjuna:

Arjuna is a very powerful herbal plant which provides methods for lowering high blood pressure problems effectively to lead a healthy lifestyle. It is possible to prevent the lining of blood vessels with the herb for minimizing damage.

Bala:

Bala is another herbal plant prescribed by Ayurvedic physicians for treating high blood pressure problems. It acts as a stress reliever allowing the patients to strengthen their nervous system.

Sarpagaudha:

This herbal plant enables the patients to manage hypertension problems due its powerful properties.

Other Herbal Combinations

  • Brahmi Vati
  • Sarpagandha Churna
  • Celery
  • Bishop’s weed
  • Holy basil

Diet & Lifestyle Tips to Manage High Blood Pressure in Ayurveda

  • Avoiding smoking and intake of foods that contain  high cholesterol
  • Regular exercising
  • Managing stress
  • Consuming foods that are rich in anti-oxidant properties
  • Eating green vegetables and fruits

Ayurvedic treatment for hypertension is 100% natural making the patients experience permanent results. Moreover, the medications are free from artificial ingredients which give ways for eliminating side effects.

AUTHOR BIO

Vaidya Karanvir Singh is fourth generation of family who serving Ayurveda. His Speciality in Panchakarma treatments. He has delivered many lectures on different platforms worldwide. He is treating all chronic & acute diseases. He is running for units of Ayurveda & Panchakarma Centres in Chandigarh


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