Which vitamin deficiency causes high blood pressure?

Deficiencies Causing High Blood Pressure: The lack of certain nutrients in the body contributes to increased blood pressure, let us know what to eat to fulfill it.

Increasing or uncontrolled level of blood pressure in the body is very harmful to health. Due to this, the risk of many other health problems is greatly increased along with serious cardiovascular problems like heart attack and stroke. Therefore it is very important to control blood pressure. High BP is a problem related to poor diet and lifestyle. However, many other reasons can also be responsible for high blood pressure. But do you know, that the lack of some essential nutrients in the body can also cause high blood pressure in the body? Yes, you read that right!

So there are many nutrients that play a very important role in controlling blood pressure. When there is a deficiency of these nutrients in the body, then the blood pressure gets out of control and starts increasing. Now the question arises that due to the deficiency of which nutrients blood pressure increases and what to do to overcome their deficiency? In this article, we are telling 5 essential nutrients and their food sources that control high blood pressure.

Nutritional Deficiencies Causing High Blood Pressure

  1. Potassium

Potassium plays a very important role in controlling blood pressure and keeping the heart healthy. It helps in the smooth conduction of electrical signals in the heart and nervous system. Studies have found that potassium deficiency increases blood pressure levels. Plums, apricots, sweet potatoes, and lima beans are rich in potassium.

  1. Magnesium

Like potassium, magnesium deficiency also leads to high blood pressure. It also plays a very important role in nerve functions and many other functions of the body. Also, it provides relaxation to the blood vessels. Magnesium is abundant in dark-colored, green leafy vegetables, whole grains, and legumes.

  1. Calcium

Calcium helps to tighten and supply blood vessels. At the same time, it helps to release hormones necessary for many functions of the body, especially for bones. It plays an important role in controlling blood pressure. To overcome calcium deficiency, you can include dairy products, fish, dark, green leafy vegetables, etc. in the diet.

  1. Omega 3 Fatty Acid

Omega-3 is a type of healthy fat, which plays a very important role in keeping the heart healthy. It is also very beneficial in reducing and controlling high blood pressure. Fish like salmon, tuna, and mackerel are excellent sources of this. Also nuts, dry fruits, and seeds are also rich in omega-3 fatty acids.

  1. Vitamins

Studies have found that deficiencies in several vitamins are also associated with high blood pressure. Vitamin D deficiency can increase the risk of heart disease and high blood pressure. Apart from this, due to deficiency of vitamin B complex, etc., blood pressure can also get out of control. With the help of milk and milk products, green leafy vegetables, pulses, eggs, meat, chickpeas, kidney beans, mushrooms, nuts, dry fruits, and seeds, etc., you can meet the deficiency of vitamins D and B. Apart from this, you can also get vitamin D by spending 10-15 minutes in the sun in the morning or evening.

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