Everyday life and self-help
What can I do against my high blood pressure? How does cold affect blood pressure? Which things in working life have a negative effect on high blood pressure? Questions about self-help in everyday life are covered in this chapter.
It is important to eliminate the factors that contributed to the increased blood pressure. Because only then do antihypertensive tablets work optimally.
Coffee and tea are individually different, this also depends on the habituation. However, the drinks often have a slight increase in blood pressure, so you should at least limit consumption.
Yes very much. Because every pound of body weight overcharges the cardiovascular system. A weight loss is rewarded with falling blood pressure values.
Cold temperatures push up blood pressure because the vessels in the body contract. The result: In winter, hypertension is more common.
Basically, there is nothing wrong with physical work and sports with hypertension. However, caution should be exercised when carrying out activities associated with pressing.
Yes, heat dilates the blood vessels, causing the blood pressure to drop. It may therefore come to low blood pressure complaints, if this falls even further.
No, if you already have high blood pressure, taking the birth control pill is not recommended. The reason is simple: the "pill" increases blood pressure.
Yes, because people with high blood pressure often have to change their lifestyle to lower their blood pressure. This includes, for example, a change in diet or physical activity and exercise.
Stress, high workload, working under time pressure, persistent conflicts, excessive demands and shift work can have an unfavorable effect on blood pressure.