Hypertension in adults is associated with years of suffering from chronic health issues and a large reduction in life expectancy. Of concern is that disease silently damages the body over a long period of time before symptoms even start to develop.
Left uncontrolled, hypertension affects arteries, the heart, brain, kidneys and eyes. Fortunately, treating high blood pressure prolongs life and quality of life. Diet and lifestyle changes help reduce the life-threatening complications associated with this disease and hypertension can often be prevented, better regulated and improved.
Hypertension is a nutritionally-related disease. Both macro and micro nutrients are crucial in regulating blood pressure and preventing subsequent organ damage. I have a range of strategies that both manipulate the diet and key molecules within the diet, improving arterial health and health overall.