By Claire Georgiou, Reboot Naturopath, B.HSc ND
High blood pressure is a common problem and a major risk for cardiovascular disease. Symptoms can include restlessness or drowsiness, fatigue, anxiety, palpitations, excessive perspiration, tremors, shortness of breath, headache, nausea and sometimes confusion.
Aging, dehydration, poor choices of foods and unhealthy lifestyles such as smoking, alcohol, stress, a sedentary lifestyle and being overweight are all contributing factors. Uncontrolled high blood pressure increases the risks of aneurysm, heart failure, heart attack, kidney damage and stroke, so it’s important to deal with it. Getting your blood pressure checked regularly is important.
This juice contains produce that can be helpful to lower blood pressure naturally. Other helpful tips include eating plenty of plant foods, losing excess body weight and exercising regularly, Even a small weight loss can have a significant positive impact on blood pressure.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Serving Size: 16oz (500ml)
Apple – pear, pineapple
Cucumber – zucchini, celery, celeriac root
Celery – zucchini, cucumber
Parsley – coriander
Lemon – grapefruit, lime
Ginger – turmeric