A 49-year-old member asked:
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will i have to be on blood pressure medicine for the rest of my life?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Maybe (not) . . .: Forever (and rest of your life) is a very long time/commitment. The question is best addressed by & with your family doc. For instance, how high was/is your blood pressure (BP)? Any other complicating conditions? Can you lower your BP w/lifestyle modifications? Quit smoking! Exercise regularly! Eat healthy! Lose belly fat! Do all that to at least lower dose of meds, maybe drop 1 or more from regim
Answered on Mar 29, 2015

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