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what lowers blood pressure without taking medication?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Exercise & nutrition: Healthy lifestyle is best way to lower blood pressure w/o taking medication. That includes regular exercise, healthy nutrition (avoid excess salt), getting plenty of rest, losing belly fat as a result of all this, even meditating. Oh and quit smoking (don't start if you don't already do). Measure BP at home at rest & bring cuff in for calibration to allow proper interpretation of home BP.
Answered on Mar 29, 2015

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