Hypertension is a medical condition in which the force of blood against the walls of arteries is consistently too high. It is a common ailment that affects millions of people worldwide and can lead to serious health complications such as heart disease, stroke, and kidney failure. People with hypertension are often advised to engage in physical activity and exercise as part of their treatment According to MedicalNewsToday, here are the exercises that you should avoid if you have hypertension.
1.Exercises that involve heavy lifting or straining.
These exercises in includes, weightlifting or powerlifting since these activities can cause increase in blood pressure, Instead your recommended to engage in light resistance training or bodyweight exercises that do not require heavy lifting.
2.High-intensity exercises such as sprinting, jumping, or high-intensity interval training (HIIT), because they causes a rapid increase in heart rate and blood pressure which can be harmful to people with hypertension.
3.Exercise that involve holding your breath or bearing down, such as yoga poses like the "plow" or "headstand," should be avoided. These types of exercises can cause a sudden increase in blood pressure which can be dangerous for people with hypertension.
It is recommended to consult with a healthcare professional to determine what exercises are safe for you
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