Uncontrolled high blood pressure can lead to heart disease and increased risk for stroke. According to Dr. Mercola, the good news is, by optimizing your dietary intake, exercising, and effectively managing your stress, the odds of lowering your blood pressure are greatly in your favor.
Your diet will raise or lower your blood pressure. For example, high grain, low fat diet is a prescription for hypertension and can absolutely devastate your health.
Consuming sugars can cause your blood pressure to skyrocket. Eating sugars and grains, including any type of bread, pasta, corn, potatoes, or rice, can cause your insulin levels and your blood pressure to remain elevated.
Physical activity is by far one of the most potent "drugs" there is for reducing hypertension.
Exposure to sunlight is also critical for causing your body to produce vitamin D, which reduces blood pressure.
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