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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not necessary: Although the factors you mentioned increases the risk for hypertension, they are not prerequisites. Many cases of hypertension is inherited. However r ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Take meds: While, low-salt & low caffeine help some, it is not all. Also, not all can reduce life stress. If you are overwt, could lose down to goal. If your fam ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dora Chizea
47 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
... limit Salt...: 1st is limit Salt in diet. net decrease total Daily caloric intake by Eliminating all White foods like white potato, rice, pasta, sugar ... Increase d ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Hmmm: You can try meditation / yoga / biofeedback types of stress reducers to see if they help. More likely, you should be keeping a BP diary (date/time and ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Exercise & weight lo: Exercise & weight loss for starters.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Heldman
32 years experience Cardiology
Blood pressure: Walking is a great exercise for those who are just getting started. It may tend to lower the blood pressure a little. Owning a pet (especially a dog ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wilentz
44 years experience Cardiology
Exercise, diet, calm: First thorough checkup to make sure BP is not in danger range requiring meds, that exercise is safe and that there is not an easily treatable cause. T ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
BP: Maintain your wt at a normal level,reduce your salt intake and have a regular exercise program. Good Luck
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need more info: What is your blood pressure? Depending on how high it is and how you respond to treatment multiple modalities of treatment may be needed. Items to be ... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Blood pressure: You should focus on maintaining or achieving a healthy weight; avoid alcohol; do not smoke or use drugs; limit caffeine intake; limit stress; limit sa ... Read More

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