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how can i lower blood pressure?

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Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Depends: Hi. If you're obese or overweight, weight loss may lower BP. Regular exercise may help lower BP. Weight loss is easier said than done, however. The most direct and proven means is to take BP meds ("antihypertensives"). Personally, I would never put off treating high BP with the hope that weight loss or exercise might control it. High BP injures and kills. Ask your doc. Good luck!
Answered on Sep 26, 2017
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