Hello, I’m Dr Joe of TheDrJoe.com High blood pressure. That’s what I want to talk about in this video High blood pressure affects millions of people all over the world And sometimes, people don’t even know they have the problem Because they haven’t got any symptoms The problem with that is over time, high blood pressure does lead to complications Complications to do with heart, the kidneys, the eyes, the brain Even what we call the peripheral blood vessels Did you know that there are strategies you can use that will help you lower your blood pressure? Naturally! It doesn’t even matter if you are on medications Using these strategies can help you lower your blood pressure and if you are lucky You might even come off medications So long as you apply these strategies consistently What are these strategies? You stay tuned because that’s what’s coming up after the channel intro So, as you saw there, these strategies are very simple Simple things you can do at home So long as you do them aconsistently The keyword there is: Consistency DO them consistently, you will see your blood pressure coming down Why did I mention that you should get a blood pressure monitor at home? If you haven’t got one, you should get one Only because the blood pressure you get at home is fairly the most accurate At home you are in your home surroundings and you are not anxious Unlike what happens when you go to the hospital or your doctor’s clinic All you need to do is get all the readings Over a period of time and you leave the interpretation to your doctor All you need to know is blood pressure readings of 140/90 mmHg and above is considered high blood pressure 2 more strategies: One is; you need to reduce your caffeine intake You need to reduce your caffeine intake Because caffeine is not very good for your blood vessel wall It tends to cause a little bit of constriction in your blood vessel wall And you could potentially raise your blood pressure I’m not saying; don’t drink coffee at all, but you need to reduce the amount you drink Another is SLEEP Sleep. You need plenty of Sleep Because the more sleep you have, the better your blood pressure is going to be I’ve got 2 videos that you need to watch There’s a video where I talk about the relationship between alcohol and sleep It should be right up there now Go watch that video, alright… And also I talk about foods that you can eat that will help you sleep better The vide should be up there now as well Those are 2 videos you need to watch If you found value from this video Give it a Thumbs-Up Like It… Give it a ‘LIKE’ Don’t forget to Share this video with your Friends & Family Share The Love If you haven’t Subscribed to this Wonderful Channel… Please Subscribe. The button is right there in the Bottom Right Corner Hit the Subscribe Button That’s it. Until next time, this Dr Joe…signing out!