Blood pressure is the force of your blood pushing against the walls of your arteries. Each time your heart beats, it pumps out blood into the arteries. Your blood pressure is highest when your heart beats, pumping the blood. This is called systolic pressure. When your heart is at rest, between beats, your blood pressure falls. This is the diastolic pressure.
Your blood pressure reading uses these two numbers, the systolic and diastolic pressures. Usually they are written one above or before the other. A reading of
What damage can high blood pressure do? High blood pressure usually has no symptoms, but it can cause serious problems such as stroke, heart failure, heart attack and kidney failure.
Hypertension can be effectively treated with acupuncture alone or together with Chinese medicinal herbs.
What can acupuncture do?
Dr. Wang has been using acupuncture to successfully treat numerous patients with high blood pressure. He has developed a special combination of acupoints that can lower and maintain blood pressure within the normal range. The acupuncture HPT treatment also helps protect heart, brain and kidneys through balancing the functions.
Acupuncture is especially effective for those who have so-called diastolic hypertension when only the diastolic pressure is elevated while the systolic pressure is within the normal range. Elevated diastolic pressure implies the existence of severe arteriosclerosis , sodium retention and abnormal state of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system.
Maintaining blood pressure in range is key to staying healthy and living long.
When blood pressure is elevated, do not ignore it.