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Dr. James Chapman
40 years experience Cardiology
Low salt: Reduce sodium Intake. Work to achieve ideal weight, Caffeine only in moderation. Regular aerobic exercise. Take medication as prescribed by you phy ... Read More
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Treat high BP.: Hypertension can be treated without medication. Regular cardiovascular exercise, at least five days per week. DASH diet - salt < 2000mg daily, fi ... Read More
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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on level: If Blood Pressure is mildly elevated we will try life style modifications like dash diet,salt restriction,exercise and weight loss if over weight,stop ... Read More

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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Neish
37 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Healthy lifestyle: Assuming that you don't want to take medications, or don't need medications, the best advice is to 1) exercise regularly (daily), 2) lose weight if ov ... Read More
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Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
15 years experience Family Medicine
Eat healthy food: Stop high carb foods (grains, lentils, potato based items). Also avoid milk protein since it causes insulin resistance that eventually causes high BP. ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
31 years experience Cardiology
No easy way: aerobic exercise 30-45 minutes a day and reducing salt intake are the easiest lifestyle changes one may make to deal with hypertension. Relaxation tec ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Healthy lifestyle : Diet and exercise, good night sleep, avoid fast food, snacks, excess salt, sugar and fat, fresh air, fresh fruits / vegetables. That said, all the abo ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Sweet III
19 years experience Pathology
Diet and Exercise: I recommend a heart healthy diet and heart healthy exercise program. Go to http://www.Heart.Org/heartorg/gettinghealthy/physicalactivity/startwalking/ ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
22 years experience Gynecology
Healthy living: Pregnancy is not a time to try to actively loose weight but you can try not to gain weight. Consider reading The Paleo Diet by Dr Loren Cordain. Dis ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Schneider
44 years experience Integrative Medicine
Blood pressure: Besides medication, other methods to lower blood pressure would include weight reduction, limiting salt intake, quitting smoking, exercise, possibly t ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Hypertension: Did you try medicines prescribed by a doctor?
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Hypertension: You can try low salt diet and exercise, along with meditation and yoga but if you have more than a borderline hypertension, you're better off doing th ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Avoid salt, attain or at least move towards ideal body weight, and faithfully take any medicines that your doctor prescribes to lower your BP. Good l ... Read More

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