Best Habits To Control Blood Pressure and Cholesterol: If your blood pressure has risen from moderate to moderate, make it a habit to sit less and be more active instead of taking medication.
Yes, sitting less and being more physically active can be the first treatment to control blood pressure and blood cholesterol, which are moderate to moderate.
This was revealed in a medical study conducted in the United States.
The University of Pittsburgh study found that being physically active is the ideal initial treatment for healthy people whose cholesterol and blood pressure have risen from moderate to moderate.
According to research, in this way, they can reduce the risk of damage to the arteries of the heart as a result of blood pressure and cholesterol.
The study further states that this is the first treatment strategy in which most patients are encouraged to make healthy changes in their lifestyle by increasing physical activity.
It is estimated that millions of people in Pakistan also suffer from high blood pressure, which increases the risk of heart disease, heart attack, or stroke.
Researchers say that increasing physical activity helps lower blood pressure and cholesterol, while the body also has other health benefits, such as preventing obesity and protecting against diabetes.
“Physical activity not only has a positive effect on the arteries of the heart, but also reduces the risk of certain types of cancer, improves bone, brain, and mental health, and improves sleep quality,” he added. happens.
According to research, an increase in physical activity significantly lowers blood pressure and also improves blood cholesterol.
The study also found that physically active people had a 21% lower risk of coronary heart disease and a 36% lower risk of death.
Medical experts recommend 150 minutes of moderate physical activity a week, such as brisk walking or 75 minutes of strenuous exercise.
But the researchers said that there is no shortage of time to reap the benefits of physical activity, every little activity is better than nothing, even 5 to 10 minutes of exercise a day is good for health.
The results of the study were published in the medical journal Hypertension.