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how can i lower my blood pressure without meds

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
Many ways: Given the above limitations framing your question: dash diet, weight loss, stopping smoking, and reducing stress would be at the top of ways to lower ... Read More

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Several ways: Here are several ways that you can lower blood pressure: 1)restrict salt (sodium) to less than 2000mg daily, 2) walk, swim or bike for 30 minutes dail ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Hypertension: I wouldn't consider your blood pressure at goal yet. I would strive for 120/80 or thereabouts. Adding a longacting diuretic a few days a week should h ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience Cardiology
Lifestyle changes: Lifestyle modifications are essential to treating hypertension. Weight loss, smoking cessation, decrease in alcohol consumption, exercise, low sodium ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Cogdill
16 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
BP lifestyle choices: Weight loss, exercise, low sodium diet paired with a high potassium diet, tobacco avoidance, and NSAID avoidance all together can help lower blood pre ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atique Mirza
30 years experience Cardiology
You may be ok: *although 120/80 mm hg or lower is the ideal blood pressure goal, doctors are unsure if you need treatment (medications) to reach that level. If yo ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
57 years experience Cardiology
See MD: Since u lost weight u may be able to reduce or cut certain BP medications. Consult u r md soon.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sutira Scheef
6 years experience Internal Medicine
Hypertension: Lifestyle modifications are recommend for all patients with hypertension (elevated blood pressure) and may be done along with a medication if required ... Read More
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Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Extreme weight loss: and complete reduction in salt intake could probably lower your blood pressure unless it is extremely high. It will be a lot more comfortable, conveni ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
31 years experience Cardiology
Life style...: Low salt diet with variety of fruit and vegetables, whole grain and light on meat; regular aerobic exercise; attaining an ideal body weight; good str ... Read More
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