Ganoderma Info

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What Is Ganoderma? More commonly known as reishi, ganoderma is a hard, bitter mushroom used to promote health and longevity in traditional Chinese medicine. Proponents claim that ganoderma can relieve fatigue,
keep cholesterol in check, curbhigh blood pressure, tame inflammation, build stamina, and support the immune system.

An increasingly popular natural remedy, ganoderma is only used as a medicinal mushroom and isn’t recommended for cooking.

How Ganoderma improves high blood pressure

One of the causes of hypertension is the accumulation of fats and cholesterol in blood vessel wall. To adapt, the heart pumps harder to get the blood through narrowed blood vessels resulting in higher blood pressure.

The Triterpenes in Ganoderma Lucidum herb effectively clears blood vessel blockage by reducing accumulated fatty substances such as cholesterol and triglycerides.

Ganoderma’s Adenosine Monophosphate (AMP) can dissolve thrombus (blood clot) and further helps to remove blood vessel blockage.

Ganoderma Lucidum herb makes the blood flows smoother, reducing the stress on your heart. Thus it helps in lowering high blood pressure naturally.

Blood pressure stabilizer

Sometimes your heart may pump too hard and too fast because of substances like alcohol and chemicals found in cigarettes. This is another reason for hypertension.

Ganoderma herb can stabilize the pumping force of your heart. As an adaptogenic herb, it has unique ability to:

reduce high blood pressure when your heart pump too hard
and increase low blood pressure when your heart is weaker.

Besides improving hypertension, Ganoderma Lucidum even helps to maintain a stable blood pressure for long term. It effectively acts as preventive herbs for high blood pressure.

Follow your health care provider’s recommendations to modify, treat, or control possible causes of secondary hypertension.

References:

Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention,  Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure (JNC 7). Rockville, Md. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, US Department of Health and Human Services; August 2004. National Institutes of Health Publication No. 04-5230.

Kaplan NM. Systemic Hypertension: Therapy. In: Libby P, Bonow RO, Mann DL, Zipes DP, eds. Braunwald’s Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine. 8th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2007:chap 41.

Wolff T, Miller T. Evidence for the reaffirmation of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation on screening for high blood pressure. Ann Intern Med. 2007;147:787-791.Read more:http://www.healthline.com/adamcontent/hypertension/3#ixzz1MYL6xR00

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