Your risk of having several serious health problems increases if you have high blood pressure, sometimes referred to as hypertension. Renal illness, heart disease, and stroke are just a few of the health issues that high blood pressure can cause. There are a few signs of elevated blood pressure. The only method to determine if you have it is to get your blood pressure tested by your doctor regularly. Your blood pressure may be taken at home with the assistance of alternative living services in Georgia.
How much blood your heart pumps and how much resistance your arteries provide to blood flow determine your blood pressure. Your blood pressure increases as your arteries get more constricted. You need to alter your lifestyle if you want to treat your high blood pressure. Having personal care home placement that provides medication supervision at home can help you stay healthy and lower your chances of developing high blood pressure. You can make the following lifestyle changes to help lower and maintain your blood pressure:
- Consume a balanced diet and a healthful diet
- Regular exercise
- Keep a healthy weight
- Reduce your alcohol consumption and give up smoking
- Control stress
With the help of licensed personal care homes such as Friendly Neighbors Alternative Living Services hypertension in seniors can be monitored daily. We are committed to assisting our clients and their families in maintaining control over their health and support requirements. Contact us for more information.