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A 45-year-old male asked:

I walk approx 5,000 steps daily and am very careful about my diet but my bp has always been boderline. what is the 1 thing that i can do to reduce it?

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Dr. Gerardo Guerra Bonilla
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Hypertension: Dietary salt restriction, DASH diet, weight loss, exercise, limit alcohol intake. They are all lifestyle modifications that should be tried before any pharmacological therapy is initiated.
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