A 30-year-old member asked:
What is a really good home remedy for high blood pressure?
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Dr. Michael Morananswered
Cardiology 26 years experience
Exercise and diet...: Aerobic exercise and a low glycemic index diet will do the most to lower your BP as well as avoiding sodium (salt).
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Is 130/80 a really high blood pressure?
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Dr. John Szawalukanswered
Cardiology 33 years experience
No : But may be pre hypertension if one is not on meds , depending also on age.
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 23-year-old member asked:
What the heck is chronic high blood pressure really?
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Dr. Quresh Khairullahanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
See below: Chronic high blood pressure [or hypertension] is persistance of high blood pressure on repeated readings by a health proffessional and generally needs evaluation and treatment to lower it by non medical measures and mesications to acceptable levels to prevent complications due to the effect of HTN on various organs of the body like kidney, heart and brain.
6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 10, 2014
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