Acupuncture for Hypertension
Blood pressure is the actual force of blood pressing against your artery walls. Getting your blood pressure tested is a quick, simple process. It’s measured systolic pressure and diastolic pressure is at or above 90 mm Hg. Hypertension don’t usually cause symptoms until it gets severe enough to lead to major health problems such as heart failure, stroke, kidney disease, blindness, and metabolic disorders. It has also been linked to dementia and cognitive impairment. Hypertension cause by underlying conditions such as kidney disease or certain medications. also hypertension cases are known as essential hypertension and secondary hypertension.
How Acupuncture can help Hypertension?
Acupuncture and Traditional Eastern Medicine (TEM) offer a safe, natural, and pain-free ways to keep your blood pressure in check. In acupuncture, invisible pathways connecting one body part to another are called meridians. They are located over major pathways that are accessed during acupuncture treatment. Fortunately, there are many ways to lower your blood pressure. Typical Western treatments includes controlling your risk factors and taking medication if needed. By incorporating acupuncture and TEM into your treatment plan, you can treat your hypertension and improve your overall health and well-being in other, complementary ways. Acupuncture take a holistic, or “whole body,” approach for the treatment of hypertension, and take into account inharmonious conditions of the whole system that can involve the function of the liver, kidneys, digestive system and heart. Treatment is based upon the concept of Qi, the vital energy that flows through pathways called meridians, providing nourishment for all of the body’s organs and protecting it from illness. When the flow of Qi becomes diminished or blocked. The goal of treatment is to find and address the underlying imbalance affecting the flow of Qi, leading to the elevated blood pressure and various symptoms. By addressing the root cause of your high blood pressure, TEM can help your body regain its natural balance. In doing so, you’ll also be strengthening your health and reducing the risk of future health conditions. By working together with us, you’ll be on your way to successfully treating and improving your health, for today and the days ahead. In addition to healthy eating and regular exercise, consistent acupuncture treatments should be considered for the greatest long-term results.