High blood pressure – which is also known as hypertension – puts extra stress on blood vessels and vital organs.
The condition could lead to some deadly complications, including strokes and heart attacks.
It could be caused by eating an unhealthy diet, or by not doing enough exercise.
One of the most effective natural remedies for high blood pressure is drinking cherry juice, a nutritionist has revealed.
“Cherry juice is one of the most effective natural remedies for high blood pressure,” the nutritionist wrote on her website, MyLowerBloodPressure.com.
“Juice from tart Montmorency cherries are as effective at lowering blood pressure as some hypertensive drugs.
“Eat fresh cherries as a snack – the darker, sourer ones offer the greatest benefits – and add them to yoghurt, muesli and fruit salads. They’re also great when added to fruit juices and smoothies.
“For an on-going medicinal effect, drink Montmorency cherry juice, too. Just 60ml diluted with water, or added to other juices and smoothies is a great way to take your medicine. Cherry juice extracts are available in capsule form, too.”