Hypertension: Try drinking this juice for relief

The cases of Hypertension are on the rise today.

The fast lives that we lead combined with pollution and stress have been taking a toll on our body for quite a long time now.

High Blood pressure or Hypertension as it is commonly known, is one of the major symptoms for the punishment that our body is undergoing. For the uninitiated, it is a condition where the force of blood against the arterial walls is too high.

Reducing this force is essential for a healthy life and you can do this by drinking pomegranate juice. It is rich in vitamins and has a high quantity of potassium which acts as a vasodilator. It also helps in negating the impact of sodium which is one of the major reasons for high blood pressure.

“It’s polyphenol compounds keep arteries elastic and so help lower blood pressure and the risk of heart disease and stroke. It also stops free radicals from oxidizing “unhealthy” (LDL) cholesterol in the blood and causing plaque to build up on artery walls (atherosclerosis),” one of the studies noted.

While this is indeed a remedy, pomegranate juice alone cannot cure the situation. You will have to make drastic changes to your lifestyle and keep things such as alcoholic and aerated beverages away.

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