A 29-year-old male asked:
Why does my blood pressure fluctuate so much throughout the day? in the mornings it 120/75-80 afternoon it's 160/90.anything i can do to bring it down
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Cardiology 34 years experience
Lifestyle first : start with restricting dietary sodium intake to 2,000 mg per day. Next, begin a daily fitness program of aerobic exercise minimum 30-40 min daily. If these measures don't stabilize BP then time to see a doctor about it.
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