A member asked:
Disclaimer

how to lower blood pressure?

3 doctor answers
Dr. James Chapman
40 years experience Cardiology
Low salt: Reduce sodium Intake. Work to achieve ideal weight, Caffeine only in moderation. Regular aerobic exercise. Take medication as prescribed by you physician.
Answered on Jun 9, 2017
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Treat high BP.: Hypertension can be treated without medication. Regular cardiovascular exercise, at least five days per week. DASH diet - salt < 2000mg daily, fiber (> 35 grams daily for women and > 50 grams daily for men), lean protein sources and complex carbohydrates. Stress reduction - meditation and such. Sleep 6-9 hours nightly. Don't smoke cigarettes - ever.
Answered on Dec 28, 2016
1
1 thank
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on level: If Blood Pressure is mildly elevated we will try life style modifications like dash diet,salt restriction,exercise and weight loss if over weight,stop smoking if you smoke.And if that does not work then you may need drugs to lower your Blood Presuure
Answered on Nov 13, 2017

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Neish
37 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Healthy lifestyle: Assuming that you don't want to take medications, or don't need medications, the best advice is to 1) exercise regularly (daily), 2) lose weight if ov ... Read More
4
4 thanks
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
31 years experience Cardiology
No easy way: aerobic exercise 30-45 minutes a day and reducing salt intake are the easiest lifestyle changes one may make to deal with hypertension. Relaxation tec ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Healthy lifestyle : Diet and exercise, good night sleep, avoid fast food, snacks, excess salt, sugar and fat, fresh air, fresh fruits / vegetables. That said, all the abo ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Sweet III
19 years experience Pathology
Diet and Exercise: I recommend a heart healthy diet and heart healthy exercise program. Go to http://www.Heart.Org/heartorg/gettinghealthy/physicalactivity/startwalking/ ... Read More
15
15 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month