taking hawthorn help with high blood pressure?
This natural supplement is used to treat high blood
pressure along with prescription medications. This is one of
natural remedies used extensively in UK by herbal practitioners.
In research study, this supplement helps significantly with
heart failure (CHF). A well-designed study done by Walked et al. (2006) showed that
it is effective for lowering blood pressure compared to a placebo
Is it safe to use hawthorn if I suffer from heart
research seems to show that people suffering from heart failure should
avoid taking this natural remedy. It seemed to increase the
risk hospitalization by 18%. Of course, more research will be
needed to confirm this initial finding.
Discuss taking this supplement with your
doctor. You may not be able to stop your prescription high blood
right away but perhaps you can lower your dose? Definitely something to
hope that you are also on a low-salt diet as it
has proven that getting to much salt in your diet can raise your blood
pressure. Sticking with a diet that lowers high blood pressure is
called a DASH diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension)
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