LIFESTYLE & COMMUNITY

5 Ways To Lower Blood Pressure Fast Without Drugs

Date July 17, 2018

Hypertension is so common among adults that it can be called all people’s disease. This condition is characterized by the chronically high level of arterial blood pressure.

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Since hypertension is often accompanied by a headache and a poor general state of health, it shouldn’t be neglected.

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But if you don’t have the right pills on you, is it possible to reduce the blood pressure without drugs?

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Here are 5 proven methods recommended by doctors.

1. Massage

Massage the collar area and the occipital region with gentle slow movements. Then, lie down and stay in a horizontal position for a while.

2. Acupuncture

Find a spot located in the recess under the earlobe, press it with your index finger, and then slide your finger down along a vertical line to the middle of the collarbone applying slight pressure. Repeat 10 times on each side of the neck.

3. Vinegar compress

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Soak two pieces of cloth in apple cider vinegar (you can also use usual table vinegar). Apply them to your heels and hold for about five minutes. Wash the vinegar off with warm water. If there is no improvement in half an hour, repeat the procedure.

4. Holding breath

This method is indispensable when you need to lower the pressure fast. Exhale as much air as you can and hold your breath for 10 seconds. Repeat several times.

5. 'Antihypertensive' cocktail

This method is suitable for people with chronic hypertension. Dissolve the juice of half a lemon in 3.4 ounces of cranberry juice and mix with the same amount of honey. Take a teaspoon three times a day. This 'cocktail' lowers the blood pressure in 20-30 minutes.

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Remember that fast reduction of blood pressure level doesn’t eliminate hypertension and doesn’t protect against its consequences, such as a stroke or heart attack. So make sure to attend your physician as soon as possible!


This article is solely for informational purposes. Do not self-diagnose or self-medicate, and in all cases consult a certified healthcare professional before using any information presented in the article. The editorial board does not guarantee any results and does not bear any responsibility for any harm that may result from using the information provided in the article.