andOne in four Portuguese suffers from high blood pressure, although many cases remain undiagnosed.
This is a concern, this condition may cause other heart problems, including life-threatening shocks.
Despite the adoption of a healthy and balanced diet, as well as the practice of regular physical activity, there are two key points that must be followed by those who want to prevent the progression of the disease, although there are other natural ways to control blood pressure.
A new British study suggests taking a bath for a swim. can have a positive effect on physical health.
A group of researchers from Loughborough University in the United Kingdom analyzed this phenomenon and its effect on the treatment of hypertension.
The researchers examined 10 obese men who stayed in a bath of water heated to 38 degrees Celsius for one hour.
Blood samples were collected in front of the bath, immediately after and two hours later.
The results showed that only one immersion bath was sufficient to cause the release of nitric oxide.The substance that is responsible for the relaxation of blood vessels, thereby reducing hypertension.
Researchers have also reported a decrease in the level of sugar and insulin in the bodies of participants.
Upon completion of this experience, one of the doctoral candidates who participated, Sven Hoxstra, stated that after spending an hour in the bath, you can "reduce the level of inflammation in the body and improve glucose metabolism in sitting and overweight. "
The researcher also noted that this conclusion may also have “positive effects on metabolic health among populations that for some reason cannot exercise, especially for bed rest.”
Check with your doctor if you suffer from hypertension or suspect that you may be suffering from this condition.
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