EOne in four Portuguese suffers from high blood pressure, although many cases are still unrelated.
This is a matter of concern, this condition on the origin may appear the appearance of other cardiac problems, including life-threatening stroke.
Despite the adoption of a healthy and balanced diet, as well as the exercise of regular physical activity, two key points are followed by those who want to prevent the progression of the disease, there are actually other natural ways of regulating pressure blood.
A new UK study suggests taking a dip bath can have a positive effect on physical health.
A team of researchers from Loughborough University in the United Kingdom analyzed the phenomenon and its effect on treating high blood pressure.
The researchers looked at 10 obese men waiting in a bathtub with water being heated to 38 degrees Celsius for an hour.
Blood samples were collected before the bath, immediately after and two hours later.
The results showed that there was only one immersion bath sufficient to cause nitric oxide release. Substances that are responsible for relaxing the blood vessels, reducing the high blood pressure.
The researchers also reported that there was a reduction in sugar levels and insulin in the participating bodies.
After completing that experience, one of the doctoral students involved, said Sven Hoekstra spending an hour in the tub "could reduce levels of inflammation in the body and improve glucose metabolism in dormant and overweight individuals ".
The researcher also noted that the perception could also have "positive implications for metabolic health among populations who can not for some reason take part in exercise, especially bed rest."
Consult a doctor if you suffer from a high blood pressure or suspect that you may be suffering from this condition.
It will always be the first to know.
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