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Iam 22 years old, bp:160/85 , stage two kidney disease. wgat can i do to lower bp?

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Dr. H Robert Silverstein
Specializes in Cardiology
This is : Part of a complex condition: see a nephrologist if you have not. Eat animal protein not more than twice a week (19 of 21 meals a week should be vegan), avoid salt, cheese, bacon, soy sauce, kosher salt, garlic ; onion salt, adobo, bouillion ; other sources of sodium. See my wwebsite. www.thepmc.org.
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Blood Pressure: High intensity interval training 3 or 4 times per week with bike or running. Magneium 400 to 800 mg per day. Do what you can to get to ideal body weight. Hybiscus tea.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Diuretics and vasodilators are also routinely given in this setting.
Nov 25, 2013
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Lowering BP: Please learn the root cause of your kidney disease and high BP - if possible, remedy root causes. Meanwhile, achieve ideal weight, don't smoke, avoid salt, avoid saturated fats, avoid sugar, breads, pizza, muffins; eat mostly fruit, veggies, whole grain, egg whites; avoid animal fat; fish is good; poultry is fine; no skin; no fried food; nuts excellent; exercise twice daily; ask doc about ACEI rx

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