• High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
  • 1 Can I continue anti-hypertensive medications with Homeopathy?

    Yes. You can take anti-hypertensive medicines with homeopathy, without any fear. They do not interact with each other causing any adverse effect.Homeopathy is the best complimentary treatment for hypertension.

  • 2 How can I manage hypertension at home?

    Lifestyle changes also play an important role in people with high blood pressure. Even if medicine is needed, combining it with a healthier lifestyle is recommended. Follow certain changes to lower your blood pressure:

    • Cut down on salt
    • Healthy diet
    • Be physically active
    • Cut down on alcohol
    • Quit smoking
    • Lose weight, if you are obese
    • Limit coffee, aerated drinks
    • Relax: Consider taking up yoga, meditation.

  • 3 Does hypertension affects children?

    Yes. High blood pressure is no longer a medical condition reserved for an adult. Experts link the high blood pressure to the increased childhood obesity. "Homeopathy is a safer form of natural medicine so Homeopathic treatment can be used during pregnancy and for newborns, children, when conventional medicines are ill advised".

  • 4 Can Homeopathy help me for hypertension?

    Homeopathy will help you by not only lowering and stabilizing blood pressure, but also has a positive effect on overall health.

    • Using homeopathy at the beginning, when first noticed of having hypertension gives better results and also will improve physical and psychological symptoms and signs.

    • Homeopathic remedy will effectively trigger the body's healing response.
    • Homeopathic medicines will reduce your blood and lower risk of complications.

    Homeopathy has more than 100 remedies for HYPERTENSION. Health beyond Your Genes - Homeopathy has excellent treatment which can help you to postpone the hereditary sicknesses or even give relief in number of constitutional genetic illnesses.

  • 5 Can I prevent hypertension if I fall in high risk category?

    If you fall under the category of pre-hypertension, lifestyle changes can bring your blood pressure down to a normal range. Medicines are rarely used for pre-hypertension.

    You can do many things to help control your blood pressure at home:

    • Eat a heart-healthy diet
    • Drink plenty of water.
    • Exercise regularly for at least 30 minutes a day.
    • If you smoke, quit.
    • Limit your alcohol intake.
    • Limit the intake of salt- less than 1,500 mg per day.
    • Try to avoid things that cause you stress, and try meditation or yoga to de-stress.
    • Maintain healthy body weight.
    • Monitor your blood pressure regularly
    • Home blood pressure monitoring can help you keep check on your blood pressure.

  • 6 Can I check my blood pressure at home?

    Monitoring your blood pressure at home is the best way to keep a check on it, if your doctor has recommended it. There are manual and digital monitors available in the market. You must read the instruction manual carefully before checking your blood pressure.

  • 7 Does stress affects hypertension?

    Yes. It is the leading risk factor for hypertension. Other risk factors include:

    • Age (blood pressure usually increases with age)
    • Excessive alcohol consumption
    • Obesity: If your body mass index (BMI) is 25 or higher, you're considered to be overweight and have a greater hypertension risk.
    • Eating a lot of processed or pre-packaged foods, adding too much salt
    • Sedentary lifestyle: Lack of exercise and less of movement daily is a major hypertension risk factor
    • Diabetes doubles your risk of developing high blood pressure.
    • Genetics
    • Family history of high blood pressure
    • Chronic kidney disease

  • 8 How hypertension does affect heart?

    Hypertension stresses and clogs/weakens your body's blood vessels. It can lead to atherosclerosis and narrowing of the blood vessels. Damage to the arteries can also create weak places that rupture easily or thin spots that balloon out the artery wall resulting in an aneurysm. If you are less than 50 years old, you have increased cardiovascular risk.

    With increasing age, systolic blood pressure is more important to know the risk of heart disease. "Tired of prescriptions? Hospitalization? Investigations? Here is an opportunity to get High Quality Human Care with Low Cost Option"

  • 9 What are the warning signs of severe hypertension?

    If your blood pressure is extremely high, it is called Malignant Hypertension. It comes on suddenly and quickly. Symptoms include:

    • Severe headache
    • Confusion
    • Vision problems
    • Increasing Chest pain
    • Nausea, vomiting
    • Difficulty breathing
    • Nosebleeds
    • Swelling in legs or whole body

    If you have any of the above symptoms, see your doctor immediately.

  • 10 Can I recognise hypertension in me?

    Hypertension is silent killer, so you may not notice any signs or symptoms of having high blood pressure. Most often, high blood pressure is found when you visit your doctor for some other illness. Occasionally, some people experience headaches more often. To read more click High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Symptoms.

  • 11 Are there any types of hypertension?

    Yes. There are two types of hypertension:

    • Primary Hypertension
    • Secondary Hypertension

    You are said to have primary hypertension, when there's no identifiable cause for your high blood pressure. It is also called essential hypertension which tends to develop gradually over many years. Most often, adults have primary hypertension. When your hypertension is caused by underlying medical condition, it is called secondary hypertension. It tends to appear suddenly. Know more about the types; click High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Causes.