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What foods are best to lower blood pressure?

What foods are best to lower blood pressure?

Hypertension diet: A great guideline for Dietary recommendations for lowering blood pressure, is the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet, include reducing your intake of fat, sodium, and alcohol. The DASH guidelines also suggest eating more foods rich in potassium, calcium, & magnesium. Information on food choice may be found at http://www.healthline.com/health-slideshow/foods-good-for-high-blood-pr ...Read more

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Dr. Marvin Ott
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Blood Pressure (Definition)

Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more


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Does exercise rise or lower blood pressure ?

Does exercise rise or lower blood pressure ?

See below: During exercise, BP normally rises. This is healthy. Following exercise, BP falls, in facts, will fall below the baseline temporarily, because of the dilated blood vessels exercise causes. ...Read more

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What is the best way to lower blood pressure?

What is the best way to lower blood pressure?

Medication: we're finding that lifestyle changes are not that good at all. However, first confirm you really have it. CHecking outside of doctor's office wating 5 min calmly before taking it and taking it sitting or lying down and certainly not active/standing/nor talking ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the best way to lower blood pressure?

Can you tell me what is the best way to lower blood pressure?

Many ways: aerobic exercise 30-45 min a day can equal the effects of one BP pill! Salt restriction to 2,000mg of sodium daily can also be effective. Sound sleep at night and relaxation techniques during a stressful day can also help. In the end many many people require medications to control this silent killer. ...Read more

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Which type of pills can I take to decrease my blood pressure?

Which type of pills can I take to decrease my blood pressure?

There are quite a : Few different anti-hypertensive medications. Your doctors will carefully select one that is appropriate based on your specific presentation. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what's the best way to lower blood pressure?

Could you tell me what's the best way to lower blood pressure?

A good doctor can do: Many options for this are available. You need a healthy life style and a good doctor to monitor and treat you. BP can be lowered with regular exercise, weight control, low salt in your diet .. Lastly, you can use medicines to lower BP if other measures are not doing the job. So go see a good doctor to help you with this matter. ...Read more

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How can I control my blood pressure best? Diet or exercise or meds

How can I control my blood pressure best? Diet or exercise or meds

All 3 of them: Why not? All three of them are important for BP control. If you lose weight to a normal range you may not need medication or need very little amount. Aerobic exercise is better initially but later you can add resistance training 2 times a week. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more