One of the classic symptoms of PCOS can be high blood pressure (hypertension). If neglected, the latter condition may lead to heart disease. But a balanced, nutritious diet and regular exercise can help lower blood pressure by facilitating weight loss.
There are other natural ways to lower your numbers, too.
Cut back on salt. Did you know sodium can raise your blood pressure? Check the sodium content on food labels, write down your intake and start reducing it in your diet to no more than the recommended maximum level of 2,300 mg. a day.
Relax. Swap a violin concerto or a piano adagio for Led Zeppelin or 50 Cent from time to time because the American Society of Hypertension’s annual meeting in May 2008 found that listening to relaxing music for 30 minutes a day reduces blood pressure. So does progressive muscle relaxation, stress management training and transcendental meditation.
Get plenty of potassium. The US Department of Agriculture Dietary Reference Intakes recommends that adults consume at least 4,700 milligrams (mg) of potassium a day for heart health. However, most Americans consume far less. Good sources of potassium include soybeans, canned beans, tomato sauce and paste, spinach, halibut, lima beans and lentils.
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Becoming victorious over the symptoms of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is not easy, but you can overcome your PCOS symptoms to live the life you deserve.
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