High blood pressure is a common condition in the UK (i.e..a blood pressure of 140/90 or more). It is strongly affected by stress, overweight and some chronic degenerative disease.


    Raised systolic pressure, top reading is more stress related; while raised diastolic pressure is more common in older patients, it relates the elasticity of the arteries, veins and blood vessels. It is seen as an earlier sign and an important indicator of leading to heart disease and stroke, so it is treated whenever it is diagnosed


    Acupuncture along with herbal medicine is a common approach to treating hypertension in modern China as part of an integrated treatment plan and can be safely and effectively combined with conventional medicine and lifestyle changes.


    In addition to acupuncture, release stress and tension, reduce body fat, increase the quality of sleep can help lower blood pressure. Successful treatment will restore homeostasis within the arteries, acupuncture can be a valuable part of an overall strategy to bring all aspects of long-term benefits together.