Natural Home Remedies for High Blood Pressure

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Types of Hypertension

In around 90% of the cases, the cause of hypertension is not known. In such a case where there is no underlying cause of hypertension, it is called as primary or essential hypertension. Also, there are cases when hypertension is caused by another disease (s); in such cases, it is known as

Causes of Hypertension

Some of common causes of hypertension can be:

  • Obesity
  • Odd lifestyle
  • Genetic factors
  • Excessive consumption of alcohol
  • Consumption of birth control pills
  • Consumption of pain relievers

Other underlying causes can be:

  • Kidney disorders
  • Adrenal diseases
  • Abnormal blood vessels
  • Pre-eclampsia/eclampsia in pregnant women
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Other physical problems

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