Manage Blood Pressure for a Healthy Heart and Assisted Living in Phoenix

26 Sep 2018

High blood pressure and high cholesterol levels are the two biggest factors that lead to heart disease which is the primary reason behind the occurrence of a cardiac emergency like a cardiac arrest or heart attack. Making a few lifestyle changes can significantly reduce your risk for heart disease. Before going any further, let us shed some light on assisted living.

A person suffering from mobility issues or memory problems would require assisted living care and support for living a stable life. If you belong to the Phoenix region in Arizona, you can book a suite at the award-winning Anthem Senior Living which consists of some of the most experienced and compassionate caregivers. It is the best Anthem assisted living provider in the region.

The levels of care offered include:

  1. Long term care
  2. Elder care
  3. Dementia & Memory care
  4. Parkinson’s
  5. Alzheimer’s Care
  6. Respite care

Manage high blood pressure effectively with these natural remedies:

Healthy Eating– Most healthcare providers suggest DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet or a Mediterranean-style diet for patients struggling with high blood pressure as both focus on whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and limited amounts of dairy. As per researchers, a healthy diet can help lower your blood pressure by as many as 8 to 14 points (mm Hg).

Maintain Healthy Weight– Shedding even 10 pounds of excess weight can significantly lower your blood pressure. Not only that, weight loss can also make blood pressure medication more effective.

Handle Stress– Yes, stress can increase your blood pressure. Many of us don’t even recognize when we are feeling stressed in the face of the hectic lifestyles that we lead these days. Some of the physical symptoms of stress include headaches, teeth grinding, and stomachaches which will enable you in getting to the root of what is causing it thus helping you to take steps in addressing it.

Limit Alcohol Intake and Quit Smoking– Drinking not only increases blood pressure but also reduces the effectiveness of blood pressure medication. Consult your doctor with regards to how much alcohol is safe for you to drink. Apart from the fact that smoking causes lung cancer, it is linked to higher blood pressure, it can elevate your blood pressure by as much as 10 points for a full hour after you smoke. As per researchers, inhaling secondhand smoke is just as dangerous as smoking.

Regular Physical Activity or Exercise– Performing some kind of physical activity on a daily basis can naturally reduce your high blood pressure. Living a sedentary lifestyle is big ‘no’. You can walk 10–15 minutes a day and increase from there. Swimming is another senior-friendly form of exercise.

Book a suite at Anthem Senior Living and gain the benefits. We have a beautiful suite available that is fully furnished, jack-n-jill bathroom adjacent. Can accommodate a Temperpedic adjustable bed, wall mounted TV, Lift Recliner etc. You’re more than welcome to use our furnishings or bring your own! Call Today!


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