High blood pressure, or hypertension, occurs when the force of blood pushing through your vessels is consistently too high. Over the long term, the increased pressure can cause many health issues. High blood pressure usually has no symptoms at all. However, if the condition is left untreated, it can cause serious damage to your blood vessels and organs, especially the brain, heart, eyes, and kidneys. This is why high blood pressure is often known as the “silent killer”.
High blood pressure is quite common. According to the research, it affects around 16% to 37% of the population globally. In 2010, it was believed to have been a factor in 18% of all deaths.
The common treatment for high blood pressure includes prescription medication and healthy lifestyle changes. In recent years, cold laser therapy has been considered a new method of reducing blood pressure without side effects.
What is Cold Laser Therapy?
Cold laser therapy is a kind of laser therapy that stimulates healing with low levels of light. During the treatment, different wavelengths and outputs of laser light are applied directly to the targeted area. The body tissue then absorbs the light and responds with a physiological reaction that promotes regeneration.
Cold laser therapy has been proven to be totally safe, with no pain, no side effects, and no damage to the body. Many medical professionals use cold laser therapy in a variety of ways, mainly for tissue repairing and pain-relieving.
Clinical Trial with Police Officers in Brazil
A group of scientists studied 11 police officers practicing cold laser therapy for 6 months. Another control group studied 7 police officers that remained without any therapy. Cold laser therapy was applied twice weekly with a maximum of three days between one application and another.
Systolic and diastolic blood pressure (BP) were analyzed during the cardiopulmonary exercise test. Interestingly, BP response to maximum exercise decreased only in police officers who submitted to cold laser therapy.
In conclusion, the data demonstrated that cold laser therapy could significantly increase vascular reactivity in humans, which seems to explain the improved BP response to exercise. In Brazil, for police officers who are exposed to high levels of stress, cold laser therapy would be an alternative therapy to prevent cardiovascular risk.
Cold Laser Therapy Devices on the Market
Among all of the cold laser therapy devices on the market, MiraMate Cold Laser Wrist is definitely one of the best. What makes it special is that it combines the world’s leading Cold Laser technology with Chinese acupuncture. During the treatment, low-level lasers shine on the blood vessels and acupoints, to effectively help with not only high blood pressure but also many other kinds of blood diseases as well as rhinitis. Moreover, the device is portable, you can wear it on your wrist and start your treatment anywhere, anytime.
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