2. It helps prevent cardiovascular disease
High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, can lead to damage to your arteries, heart, brain, kidneys, and eyes. Doctors frequently prescribe blood pressure medications to their patients, but what if you could reduce your blood pressure naturally? Ginger has been shown to improve blood pressure by acting as a vasodilator.
Ginger’s blood-thinning properties could help prevent the formation of blood clots, reducing your risk of heart and stroke. If you already take blood-thinning medications, check with your doctor before including more ginger in your diet.
3. Ginger May Reduce Muscle Pain and Soreness
Do you enjoy going to the gym, playing football or going for a run? Then you are going to love the following effect of ginger on your body. Ginger has been shown to be effective against exercise-induced muscle pain. One study published in The Journal of Pain found that athletes who supplemented with ginger experienced reduced muscle pain after exercise.
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