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Im 26 and i would love to stop taking my blood pressure medicine, what foods can lower m6 blood pressure naturally?

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Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 22 years experience
None really: Diet exercise & weight loss are best lifestyle modifications that can help.
Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Lowering BP: At 26, i would be concerned that you may have something causing you to be hypertensive. You are a bit young to have essential hypertension and may have secondary hypertension (sh). You should see a nephrologist to see if you have certain conditions that can cause sh, such as a coarctation of the aorta or arenal artery stenosis, among others. If sh isn't found, try to lose weight and exercise more.

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