Hypertension or high blood pressure is a common chronic medical condition. Here is the homeopathic treatment for high blood pressure. Read on.
The most common disease of today’s modern lifestyle is hypertension or high blood pressure. This term is related to circulation of blood in a living human being. Hypertension might seem like a recent term but does not mean that it is a new disease at all. In ancient times, it was known as ‘Hard Pulse’ when in those times, physicians noticed while examining the pulse of a patient. Hypertension is diagnosed if the systolic blood pressure measurements on two consecutive days is ≥140 mmHg and/or the diastolic blood pressure measurement on both days is ≥90 mmHg.
Onlymyhealth has an ongoing campaign 'Focus of the Month', in which we focus on different categories each month. This month's focus is 'Healthy Living', for which we will be talking about hypertension or high blood pressure in this article. World Hypertension Day is celebrated on 17th May, every year to raise awareness about high blood pressure. To mark this day, Onlymyhealth spoke to Dr. Pankaj Aggarwal, M.D. (Hom.); Ph.D. Senior Homeopath, Agrawal Homoeo Clinic, to know about homeopathic treatment for hypertension or high blood pressure.
Blood pressure is a holistic phenomenon wherein mind and body play a vital role. Factors influencing it can be whither emotional or physical. Such condition needs to be treated holistically. Homoeopathy is the holistic science which considers the mind n body to gather by way of your symptoms. Moreover, any such diseases like hypertension which is understood a life long disease must have some fundamental disease producing factors, in homoeopathy, we call it miasms. Homoeopathy treats these fundamental factors, which is a very specialised and delicate way treatment needs due diligence on the part of physicians. According to Dr. Pankaj, certain important medicines which should be considered at the beginning of homeopathic treatment of hypertension are:
The above suggestions are indicative and not the prescribed treatment for which each patient must consult the doctor. Then, treatment of fundamental factors is a specialized way of homoeopathic treatment which can be given by the skilled homoeopathic physician. Please note, those hypertensive patients already on allopathic treatment can also be treated wherein their existing treatment is not stopped. Initially both treatment go to gather and slowly with the consultation of allopathic dr, the medicines are slowly reduced. And while both treatments are on, it has no such reactions. Homoeopathy is safe and it heals. Go for it and heal yourself holistically.
There are both modifiable and non modifiable risk factors including modifiable- unhealthy diets (too much salt consumption, high saturated fat and trans fats, less consumption of seasonal fruits and vegetables), less physical activity, cigarette smoking and alcohol, and being obese. On the other hand, non-modifiable risk factors are family history of high blood pressure, elderly and pre-existing conditions such as diabetes or kidney disease.
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Hypertension is known as a "silent killer". Most patients who have hypertension do not know everything about the problem because it may show no warning signs. Due to this reason, it is important that blood pressure levels should be checked regularly. The common symptoms of hypertension include headaches, nosebleeds, irregular heart rhythms and buzzing in the ears. Severe hypertension signs are fatigue, nausea, vomiting, anxiety, and chest pain.
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