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.

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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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