Hypertension is a medical condition which is characterized by increased pressure of blood in arteries. Blood pressure is the pressure exerted by the flowing blood along the walls of arteries. It is measured in millimeters of mercury (mm Hg). Normal blood pressure of an individual is 120/80 mm Hg. When a person consistently has a blood pressure of 130/80 mm Hg or more, then he is suffering from hypertension. The main reason of hypertension is narrowing of arteries due to deposition of plaque along the walls. This causes heart to pump with more force. With time, the heart muscle gets weakened, thereby increasing the risk of stroke, heart attack and heart failure. However, other organs like kidney, etc can also get affected. It is thus known as Silent killer as the symptoms are produced much later and till a lot of damage has been done.
There are various types of oral medications which are available for treatment of high blood pressure. However, with nutritious diet and regular physical exercise can help in management and prevention of hypertension.
WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE?
Hypertension is caused due to numerous factors. Following are the different causes of high blood pressure:
- With increasing age, the wear and tear of blood vessels increases
- Females are more prone in comparison to males
- Having a family history of hypertension
- Lack of physical exercise
- Being overweight
- Excessive intake of oily and junk food
- Cigarette smoking
- Chewing tobacco
- Eating too much salt
- Alcohol abuse
- Suffering from diabetes
- Kidney problems
- Congenital heart defects
- Tumors of adrenal gland
- Certain medications like painkillers, contraceptive pills, etc
- Drug abuse
- Hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism
WHAT ARE THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HYPERTENSION?
In most of the cases, there are no signs and symptoms even if the blood pressure has reached to high levels. Following are the common signs and symptoms of hypertension:
- Pain in head
- Bleeding through nose
- Difficulty in breathing
- Chest pain
- Blurred vision
- Mental confusion
- Buzzing sound in ears
- Heart palpitations
WHAT ARE THE COMPLICATIONS OF HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE?
Following are the complications which are associated with hypertension when it is not treated at time:
- Heart attack
- Irregular heart beats
- Heart failure
- Kidney damage
HOW THE DIAGNOSIS OF HYPERTENSION IS DONE?
The doctor will ask about the signs and symptoms of the disease to the patient. He will take his family history. He will do his physical examination with the help of stethoscope. He will suggest some of the following tests to the patient for the evaluation of the disease:
- Blood tests
- Urine test
- Holter test
CHANDIGARH AYURVED CENTRE’S MEDICATIONS FOR THE TREATMENT OF HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE
Here are some of the medications of Chandigarh Ayurved centre which are used for the treatment of hypertension:
1. Brain Relaxant Churan
Brain relaxant churna is a herbal and purely ayurvedic formulation. It is 100% natural and pure. It is prepared from herbs that show calming effect on brainand gives you relaxation. It contains various herbs like Amla, Sonth, Pippali, Marich, Haldi, Bala, Suddha Gandhak, Lauh bhasma etc. that are Stress buster and provide you relief from anxiety. Herbs present in CAC Brain relaxant churna shows antioxidant, Neuroprotective, carminative and anti inflammatory properties
Recommended Dosage:1 teaspoon twice a day with hot milk.
2. Stress care tablet
It is an amazing combination of natural herbs like Sarpgandha, Brahmi, Tagar, jatamansi. It helps to relieve stress conditions. They help to pacify the nervous system and also helps to increase the mental and physical performance. Maintain stress level,Provide strength to the nervous system, Good in neurological problems, Works in anxiety, loneliness, insomnia, sleep, Memory loss, and Palpitations. In Ayurveda when there is an imbalance of three energies i.e. vata, pitta and Kapha, it leads to disease. Vata has a sub dosha named prana doshas which regulates the sensory perception, brain, and mind. Tarpak Kapha subtype of kapha, governs cerebrospinal fluid, sadhak pitta subtype of pitta doshas governs emotions and their impact on the heart. So any vitiation of these doshas leads to stress.
Recommended Dosage:Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.
3. Blood Pressure Balance Tablet
Blood pressure balance kit is herbal and purely ayurvedic formulation. It basically balance all the three doshas of body and maintain blood pressure levels within normal limits. Improve the circulation of blood from heart and make the heart walls strong by providing them strength. It contains various herbs like Rudraksh , Sarpagandha, Ashwagandha, Arjuna and Brahmi that all works on the power of heart pumping the blood to various organs. It act as antioxidant, anti hypertensive, antiinflammatory and immuno modulator.
Recommended Dosage:Take 2 tablet twice daily with normal water.