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Hamad Medical Corporation confirmed that most of the studies conducted to find out the effect of fasting on people with high blood pressure have proven that there is nothing to prevent a Muslim suffering from this disease from completing his fast if he does not suffer from complications or other health problems, according to Al-Jazeera website.

How fast pressure patient in Ramadan? A patient with high blood pressure must do the following: ** Consult the attending physician to determine the condition and the ability to fast, and to make adjustments to medication doses and timings to suit the times of Suhoor and Iftar. ** It is possible to rely on pressure medications with a long-term effect, as they are used once or twice as a maximum during the day, and they can be taken in the evening and do not interfere with fasting times, according to Mrs. Doaa Abu Al-Sheikh, a health educator at the Ministry of Public Health. ** Measuring pressure periodically during the day.

What breaks the patient’s high pressure? A patient with high blood pressure is advised to: – Increase intake of unsweetened natural fluids and juices when breaking the fast, in order to avoid feeling thirsty and dehydrated, and the complications that may follow. Make vegetables and fruits an essential part of Ramadan meals, as they are an essential source of potassium, which contributes to controlling high blood pressure. Eat grilled fish at least twice a week, as fish contains special fatty acids "Omega 3" (Omega 3), which helps regulate blood pressure, in addition to its preventive effect on the risk of cardiovascular disease. Among the fish rich in fatty acids are salmon and sardines. Do not overeat meat and poultry. Eat low-fat dairy products because calcium plays an important role in regulating blood pressure, in addition to its importance in promoting bone health.

Foods that blood pressure patients are advised to reduce or avoid – Foods and liquids that contain a high percentage of fat. Caffeine-containing drinks, such as coffee and soft drinks. Foods rich in sodium, such as salted nuts and pickles, because they may lead to high blood pressure. – Cheese and processed meats such as sausage and mortadella, as they contain a high concentration of sodium. Does Tarawih prayer lower blood pressure? Hamad Medical Corporation says that studies indicate that the physical activity that a Muslim does during Tarawih prayers contributes to lowering high blood pressure.

Can a patient with high blood pressure exercise during Ramadan? There is no objection to exercising in Ramadan, but it may contribute to controlling blood pressure. However, people with special health problems should consult their physician regarding increasing physical activity during Ramadan.

What are the symptoms of high blood pressure in Ramadan? dizziness; Headache. extreme tiredness If any of these symptoms appear on a patient with high blood pressure, he should see a doctor immediately.

What normal blood pressure in Ramadan? Normal blood pressure in Ramadan is the same as the rest of the year. The following infographic presents normal and elevated blood pressure values.

Does fasting raise blood pressure? Fasting generally lowers pressure, however, pressure patients should monitor their pressure, as fasting may lead to a significant decrease in it, or its disturbance. It should be noted that the month of Ramadan is a real opportunity to lose weight gradually, and studies indicate that reducing weight, even by a small percentage of up to 5%, may help return blood pressure in Ramadan to normal.

Therefore, fasting, if it is in accordance with a healthy system and leads to weight loss, will lead to lower blood pressure.

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