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Effects Of Bitter Kola On People Suffering From Hypertension

A fruit-bearing tree endemic to West and Central Africa is called the bitter kola (Garcinia kola). It is a frequent component in conventional medicines and is well-known for its therapeutic qualities. Inflammation is thought to be reduced, immunity is boosted, and respiratory problems are treated thanks to bitter kola. Also, it is employed as a natural treatment for high blood pressure, a condition that affects millions of individuals worldwide. Nonetheless, there is still debate concerning the effectiveness of bitter kola for treating high blood pressure. This article will examine if bitter kola is safe for those with high blood pressure.

WebMD states that When the force of blood against the artery walls is too great, high blood pressure, sometimes referred to as hypertension, is a common health issue. Kidney disease, heart disease, and stroke are just a few of the health issues that might result from this. A "silent killer," high blood pressure frequently goes unnoticed until it rises to dangerous levels.

The effects of bitter kola on blood pressure have only received a little amount of scientific study. Yet, some research have indicated that bitter kola might lower blood pressure. Bitter kola extract lowered blood pressure in hypertensive rats, according to a 2015 study that was published in the journal Ethnopharmacology. According to the study, bitter kola may be used as a potential therapy for high blood pressure.

Human blood pressure was found to be positively impacted by bitter kola in a different study that was published in the Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine. 32 patients with elevated blood pressure received bitter kola extract for four weeks as part of the trial. The study's findings showed that participants' systolic and diastolic blood pressure was dramatically lowered by bitter kola extract.

The safety and effectiveness of bitter kola for persons with high blood pressure must be established through further research, it is important to remember that these trials were carried out on animals and a limited sample of humans.

Bitter kola may offer potential benefits for those who have high blood pressure, but it's vital to understand that it shouldn't be used instead of prescription medication. Always seek medical advice from a professional before using bitter kola or any other natural cure if you have high blood pressure.

Caffeine, which is present in bitter kola, has the potential to raise some people's blood pressure. The stimulant caffeine can make the heart beat more quickly and raise blood pressure. Caffeine should be consumed in moderation by people with high blood pressure, and those who are caffeine sensitive should avoid drinking bitter kola.

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