High bp will not affect your baby if you follow some natural tips.
Limit or eliminate fried foods. Continuous consumption of fried foods or foods highly concentrated in oil can cause oil to build up in your arteries.
Monitor your salt intake. The daily limit for consumption of salt is 2,400 mg; however, limiting your intake to 1,500 mg only.
Maintain a healthy weight and increase physical activity whenever possible.
Increase your potassium by taking dietary supplements or eating foods rich in potassium. Foods rich in potassium include bananas, orange juice, avocados, cantaloupe, tomatoes and chicken.
Do breathing exercises or yoga to lower your stress levels and help to stabilize your blood pressure.
Similar Questions with Answers
Question: I am taking 2 bp medicines 2 times a day from last 2 days and still my blood presure is not in control , what happens if it continues like this. Average BP per day is 140/90
Along with taking medication, do some lifestyle changes like decrease salt intake and eating healthy foods and taking up some form of mild exercises like walking. If the bp still continues to be high, then consult your doctor
Question: Hi, I am 6months pregnant, my BP is 140/90.please suggest how to reduce bp
Answer: Hi.. Exercise 30 to 60 minutes daily. Eatfruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Eat low-fat dairy products, lean meats, fish, and nuts. Eliminating foods that are high in saturated fats, such as processed foods, full-fat dairy products, and fatty meats. Keeping your sodium intake to a minimum and limit as much stress as possible.
Question: Hi..my bp is 140/90. My dr prescribed labetolol 3 times per day. Is it ok to wait for more 1week for delivery. Now im 37 weeks.
I HV delivered my baby in 39th week by c session. Even I was waiting for normal delivery but in last week my BP shoot up high by 150/100 n Dr prescribed me same medicine. It helped me but not much. Later Dr asked me to admit to observe for a day. My BP was not controllable n was harmful for baby. Hence I HV to go for csession.
It's better to go with Dr advice rather take risk. High BP cause lot of issue better to control before delivery.
Question: My doctor told I have initial level of high BP level 120/90, she told check once in two days, if it reach 140 /90 you come for hospital for delivery, can kindly suggest how to reduce BP?
Answer: (1) Don't take tension... You must have some tension about which you are thinking most of the time and destroying your health so first off all stop taking tension because this will not be the reason to sought out any problem.
(2) Perform meditation every day it will help in keeping you cool. And will them help keeping your blood pressure normal.
(3) Exercise regularly as it will definitely help in keeping the bloos pressure under control.
(4) As far as possible keep yourself away from hypertension medicines because if once you get used to it then definitely you will get addicted to it which in turn will affect your health.
(5) For diet take 3 bananas every day it will help you in reducing bp.
And take a glass of lemon juice every day.
And don't eat spicy meal and lessen your salt intake in the meal.