Earlier in the week I looked at the mineral potassium and its various roles in the body. One of its jobs is to help regulate our blood pressure.
Firstly if you are taking prescribed medication for High Blood Pressure then do not stop taking without your doctor’s agreement. However, you can make some changes in your daily life that will help you reduce high blood pressure and work towards reducing the dose of your medication or coming off it altogether under your doctor’s supervision.
I need to just take a moment to underline that blood pressure in the body is essential – without it you die. Like most substances or systems that naturally occur in the body, sodium it is there for a very good reason – survival. I will cover how important it is for the body later in the post.
What is Blood Pressure?
Briefly, BP is the…
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