7 Key Factors that Cause High Blood Pressure

By Heddy Keith

Nine out of ten people with high blood pressure (hypertension) have what’s called primary or essential hypertension. Although, there is no clear medical cause it is known that some lifestyle factors can contribute.

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  1. Smoking
  2. Family history
  3. Obesity (being very overweight)
  4. Drinking a lot of alcohol
  5. Lack of exercise
  6. Your diet (especially salt)
  7. Stress

Causes of High Blood Pressure                                                  

Hypertension is called the silent killer. Blood pressure can increase without any symptoms and can cause a stroke or heart attack. Hypnotherapy for high blood pressure is very effective for all of the causes, hypnotherapy helps clients with high blood pressure deal with many of the factors that cause and maintain high blood pressure.

Clients that are diagnosed with high blood pressure are told to stop smoking, lose weight, reduce alcohol and reduce salt consumption, to increase exercise and reduce the effects of the stressors in their lives. For most people that is easier said than done. Hypnosis can help clients achieve these goals.

If you have high blood pressure you already know that to continue smoking is like pointing a loaded gun at your head. Certified Hypnotists can tackle the most common emotional and lifestyle factors in an easy and fun way.

The reason hypnosis for high blood pressure works is because we use the power of your subconscious mind to change your thinking processes, making it very easy to stop. Normally people will use their will power to try to stop. This creates irritability, mood swings, bad temper, cravings and possible weight gain. Hypnosis is proven to be the best method of Stopping Smoking by New Scientist magazine. Their findings were the result of an in-depth study of all methods used to stopping smoking.

It looks at lifestyle factors such as:

  • Childhood events
  • Social beliefs and expectations
  • Conditioning and traumatic events
  • Releasing inappropriate beliefs
  • Fears
  • Family pressures
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Stress                                                                      

Stress is the number 1 cause of disease. It is triggered by an event or episode. Hypnotherapy teaches you to learn to recognize your stress triggers, and then you can learn to introduce new, alternative behaviors when you start to experience a stress trigger, thereby stopping the cycle of building triggers that contribute to high stress. While in the hypnotic state you are able to see alternative perspectives and behaviors in stressful situations. You can learn to reprogram your thoughts and actions while in a trance state to help you develop new behavior in the waking conscious state.  Continue reading →

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Published by claww2018

We are a healing circle supporting Black women who have experienced trauma. The Center for Leadership of Afrikan Women’s Wellness is a 501 c (3) nonprofit organization. Our Mission is to increase awareness and develop a network of services and circles of individualized support for Black/African American women affected by trauma in Milwaukee County. Our Vision is to provide Black/African American women with culturally relevant systems of awareness, assessment, and support in healing from trauma. Our Core Values are Community, Family, Respect, Integrity, Excellence We are committed to increasing awareness in our community to support Black women who are adversely affected by traumatic experiences, to connect to resources, and decrease the effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences. We believe Black women are overwhelmed by what is happening in our community. We believe it is time for Black women to lead in the healing process for herself and her family. This includes every mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, daughter, and niece. We endeavor to address our community’s Black women who are disproportionately affected by traumatic experiences. What is essential to our community is connecting support, services, programs, and resources to aid in the healing of Black women.

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