For people above 40, or even less, Hypertension is a dangerous, silent shadow that looms quietly on their head as they manage business and careers in today’s fast-paced world. Risks of heart, brain, and kidney diseases are common resultants of high blood pressure. It is estimated that approximately 26% of the world’s population (972 million people) has hypertension. Reports also suggest that the rate is expected to increase to 29% by 2025, and will mostly comprise economically developing nations. High blood pressure (BP) is not only the leading cause of deaths in the world, accounting for 7.6 million fatalities each year (13.5 percent of all deaths), it is also behind 54 percent of strokes and 47 percent of coronary heart disease.
Experts claim that stress, isolation, and missing regular health appointments during the COVID-19 lockdowns has aggravated the danger of high blood pressure related health issues. While the most obvious precaution people resort to cutting back on the salt in their diet, burn more calories on the treadmill or lose a few pounds, the psychological solution that can have profound, long-lasting benefits are sadly ignored. Neuro Linguistics Programming (NLP) is a hidden gem of extremely potent mind-programming science that can quickly help people calm mind and gain control over their blood pressure challenges.
Developed in the 70s, NLP offers a slew of techniques that get to work instantly and squash any type of fears, anxieties, and unwanted negative thoughts, almost as if by magic. This lesser known science is widely regarded as the ‘gold standard’ in mind management with a range of uses to get past your fears and failure, discard negative thoughts, live peacefully, ensure your physical and mental well-being, achieve goals, boost your confidence and self-esteem, etc. NLP will bring the best out of you and it will help you to be “you”.
Simple NLP techniques such as Anchoring, Swish Pattern and Belief-Change techniques can immediately quieten the mind; induce new positive behaviour that can drive positive thoughts in anyone, irrespective of their age or lifestyle. Driven by the core philosophy that mind and body are unified whole, NLP offers a holistic approach to lifestyle changes, that too immediately and effortlessly. Globally thousands of people have benefited in controlling life-threatening health conditions and unwanted habits such as smoking, alcohol etc. through proven NLP techniques.
Whilst the world is waging a tough battle against Covid-19, it is important to ensure during and after the pandemic, patients, physicians, and other health professionals make hypertension control a top priority. At times like these, it’s critical to maintain your blood pressure under control with alternative corrective procedures that may be done in the comfort of your own home with expert advice.
According to Harvard Health Publishing experts, relaxation and meditation approach can help with high blood pressure and other stress-related diseases. Inflammation and blood vessel constriction become less active and blood vessels widen when blood pressure lowers during the relaxation response.
NLP’s weight-management techniques generally work by persuading your brain to change how it reacts to certain foods. NLP’s addiction-cure methods have repeatedly and consistently worked to cure people with long-term addictions and get permanently clean, thereby improving their health.
Completely free from any sort of medications that have long-term side effects, NLP is a pure play mind-reprogramming science that works on the problem of hypertension by altering your thoughts, beliefs, behaviours and emotions.
The writer is International Mental Wellness Coach & Licensed NLP Trainer