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Getting older can be scary but aging well is possible with many age-related health problems, even high blood pressure. Although you cannot stop time, with the right amount of physical activity, nutritional approaches and other alternative therapies you can stave off many health problems.
I think aging is a great thing and we're lucky when we get to do it.
Doctors tell you hypertension is irreversible and can only be treated with drugs that must be continued for the rest of your life. These medications are often expensive, comes with major side effects.
They must be taken for the rest of your life, which definitely will not cure anything.
High blood pressure leads to a number of potentially crippling or even lethal conditions from stroke, heart attack to kidney failure. So as you age with this silent killer, switching to a healthy, life-sustaining diet and lifestyle will return you to a sustainable healthy blood pressure.
I have altered the state of my health by just changing the kinds of foods I eat, from the foods doctors believe causes problems to healthier choices.
Since doing this, my body in its infinite wisdom has revert itself to its natural state of "good health", also know as "homeostasis".
Being an elderly person can be a great thing especially if you include these six tips that helps you to maintain healthy blood pressure levels for the rest of your life.
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Physical activity will help you to overcome pain, gain and maintain movement, preserve your independence, sometime avoid the need for surgery or even long-term use of prescription drugs.
As we age other diseases or dibilitating conditions along with arthritis have us experiencing chronic pain. Know that with the proper exercise program, mobility and pain management techniques you can ease these types of pain, improving the overall quality of your life.
So if your health permits get into a daily exercise program you enjoy or find a physical therapist near you that will help you preserve your independence. I know some individuals look at aging as a scary thing, but for me who is aging well and in my early sixties its not scary at all. You too can feel the same when you think of how many people we have lost to so many different things.
Remember to age well you also have to change your mind set, so be joyous continuously and be thankful.