How to avoid high blood pressure

High blood pressure is just one of the symptoms of heart disease.

Studies have shown that lowering your blood pressure (or keeping it lower, in the first place) may help individuals avoid serious long-term heart complications.

Here are nine suggestions on how to avoid high blood pressure.

1. Keep your weight within a healthy range

Maintaining a healthy weight will trim your waist down too. Experts claim that a large waist circumference can be a predictor of high blood pressure and heart disease. Studies show that waist measurements of 102 cm or more for men, 88 cm or more for women, 90 cm or more for Asian men and 80 cm or more for Asian women, are linked to heart disease. Keep your weight and waist measurem