Suara.com – The symptoms high blood pressure often undetected. Though this condition can cause chronic diseases, such as heart disease and stroke, so it is called a “silent killer”.
You have high blood pressure if the test results reach 140/90 mmHg. The first number is called systolic blood pressure and the second number is diastolic blood pressure.
The first number (systolic) shows how hard the blood hit the blood vessels when the heart beats.
Meanwhile, the second number (diastolic) shows how hard the blood hit the blood vessels when the heart is in between heartbeats.
Because high blood pressure can trigger a number of chronic diseases, it is necessary to control it with changes in lifestyle, food and exercise.
Researchers based at Columbia University Medical Center in New York also found ways to control high blood pressure, one of which physical activity.
“Physical activity is generally recommended as a lifestyle modification that can help prevent hypertension,” the researchers were quoted as saying Express.
The research team also reviewed the latest evidence about the role of exercise in preventing high blood pressure separately to make a report. They also investigated the network and collected data from 12 studies with a total of 468 participants.
The meta-analysis found that participants showed a significant net decrease in systolic and diastolic blood pressures of up to 3.8 mmHg.
In addition, they also saw more recent findings from the ASUKI step study, pedometer intervention. The volunteers requested walk 10 thousand steps every day.