Also known as the ‘silent killer’ high blood pressure afflicts millions around the globe. High blood pressure is the result of the increase of the arterial blood pressure. It causes the heart to pump blood into the arteries at a faster rate and is detrimental to the person’s overall health. High blood pressure requires a calculated approach of treatment and ayurvedic treatment for high BP does exactly that.
In ayurveda, high blood pressure is the result of imbalance in two doshas. These doshas are pitta and vata. High blood pressure is also known as rakta cappa vriddhi. Ayurvedic treatment for high BP aims at balancing these doshas. Sometime an imbalance in kapha too can lead to high pressure.
There are many herbs prescribed by ayurvedic professionals that help in alleviating the symptoms of hypertension and also protect the organs of the body.
Ayurveda recommends suitable alterations in the diet of a person with high BP so that the errant doshas can be rebalanced. This includes staying away from irritants and imbibing those elements that help the body in achieving a state of equilibrium.
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