Reasons To Go Bananas

Bananas are a High Potassium Food
Potassium does lots of things, like:

  • Help prevent High Blood Pressure (hypertension) and strokes,
  • Helps the muscles work the way they should. Too little potassium can make the muscles weak,
  • It also may lower chances of getting kidney stones
  • Help prevent bone loss as you get older.
  • Other good sources of potassium include potatoes, tomatoes, and green, leafy vegetables.



Symptoms of Hypertension

One of the scariest aspects of hypertension is that you may not know you have it. Most people get to know they have high blood pressure during a routine checkup.

It is important to check regularly if you have a close relative who has high blood pressure.

There are certain symptoms to look out for if your blood pressure is extremely high

  • Severe headache
  • Vomiting
  • Fatigue or confusion
  • Vision problems
  • Chest pain
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Blood in the urine
  • Pounding in your chest, neck, or ears

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