Ayurvedic treatment for High blood pressure and Kidney disease

High blood pressure and Kidney disease

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High blood pressure and Kidney disease


In order to manage your high blood pressure, healthy changes to diet and lifestyle are most important. In Ayurveda, high blood pressure is managed by avoiding the factors that lead to the disease and managing it with help of healthy conducts (swasthavritta).4,5

The Ayurvedic line of treatment for hypertension is aims at identifying the root cause of the condition and then administering herbs that can address the problem. For this to happen, digestion is to be improved and the digestive fire is to be strengthened. The toxins that have already accumulated in the body channels have to be eliminated.

Additionally, Ayurveda also recommends a combination of healthy diet (ahar) and lifestyle changes (vihar) in order to manage the condition effectively. These include:

Diet Recommendations (Aahar)

  • Increase intake of fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Consume garlic ( 2 to 3 pieces) everyday as it is one of the most effective foods in controlling high blood pressure
  • Herbs that are good for you (under medical supervision): Sarpagandha, Brahmi, Shankapushpi and Chandana
  • Avoid foods that lead to indigestion
  • Indian gooseberry (amla)Watermelon, Pomegranate, Soya milk, apple, Unsalted nuts
  • Avoid consuming foods together that are conflicting in nature
  • Practice regular food habits
  • Avoid alcohol consumption, smoking, excess tea and coffee
  • Avoid the following in your diet
    • Meat – especially sea food
    • Heavy foods
    • Excess salt
    • Astringent foods
    • Oily foods
    • Spicy foods
    • Ghee, butter, pickles

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

  • Take adequate rest as and when required
  • Avoid excessive exercise as that may lead to physical and mental stress. However, morning and evening walk may be beneficial
  • Indulge regularly in meditation, relaxation, pranayama (breathing exercises) and light yoga
  • Avoid suppressing urges to urinate, etc
  • Avoid any activity that leads to stress, strain and anxiety

Disclaimer: The information on this page is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Do not use this information to diagnose or ayurvedic treatment of kidney-diseases and/or high blood pressure and kidney disease without consulting the doctor. Consult your physician before beginning an exercise regime. "While we have products /ayurvedic medicines for kidney-diseases and/or high blood pressure and kidney disease, you must consult an authorized physician before taking any of the products. For more information on products, visit www.dabur.com or call 1800-103-1644"

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