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How can I lower high blood pressure naturally ?

How can I lower high blood pressure naturally ?

Exercise,weight loss: Exercise, weight management and a healthy diet are the main 'natural' ways to lower high blood pressure and are sound advice for overall good health. Don't be disappointed if this may not be enough though. Hypertension is common in our population as we age and can be considered a somewhat 'natural' part of the aging process. Appropriate medication allow us to continue aging. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Hypertension (Definition)

A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure and a diastolic blood pressure. The systolic blood pressure is the maximum pressure the blood exerts on the vessels when the heart is beating. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the vessels in between heartbeats. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, begins when the systolic blood pressure remains above 140 or when the diastolic blood pressure remains above 90. Hypertension can be a result of increased blood flow through vessels or increased resistance to ...Read more


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Can you tell me how i can lower high blood pressure naturally ?

Can you tell me how i can lower high blood pressure naturally ?

Activity: Exercise that is moderate! a fast walk (brisk) for 40 minutes a day. Mediterranean diet. Yoga. Meditation. Mindfulness. Biofeedback. Taking regular breaks at work and getting away from your work area, even if to just walk around... Limit salt intake. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what's the best method to lower high blood pressure naturally ?

Could you tell me what's the best method to lower high blood pressure naturally ?

Simple is better: Fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grain, and less salt. The more processed the food is, the more likelihood is that it will contain salt and other preservatives that may adversely affect bp. Also, increasing exercise and weight loss help. If there is any question of sleep apnea, get tested. That, too, can increase bp. ...Read more

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What foods could lower high blood pressure?

What foods could lower high blood pressure?

Fewer foods: If you're overweight, losing weight, ie eating less food, will lower your blood pressure. Avoiding excess sodium chloride (table salt) will also lower bp. There aren't any effective foods that will actively lower your BP - it's all about what you don't eat. ...Read more

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What food is best to lower high blood pressure?

What food is best to lower high blood pressure?

A few things to...: Keeping ideal body weight, eat healthy/no added salt, aerobic exercise regularly 4-5x/wk, reduce daily stresses, sleep well, and don't smoke etc..These are so called modifiable risk factor--you can't change genetic. Look up the dash-diet regimen (google it). Treat medical condition (chol, diabetes etc) well.If these fail to adequately lower your BP to less than 140/90, consult your doc..Good luck. ...Read more

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What kind of food can lower high blood pressure?

What kind of food can lower high blood pressure?

Food for HTN: Great question: optimal diet is DASH Diet: low salt, low saturated fat, low cholesterol, 8 servings of colored fruit and vegetables daily, pomegranates, tomato, kiwi, spinach, kale, whole grains and low animal protein (4 - 5 oz per day of very lean meat, fish, poultry only). Don't smoke. Drink 3 liters fluid per day. Minimize caffeine. Look up DASH Diet. ...Read more

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What are the best tips to lower my high blood pressure naturally?

What are the best tips to lower my high blood pressure naturally?

See below: Diet , especially a low salt diet, weight loss, alcohol in moderation, excercise, no smoking. If not effective then medical therapy may be needed. ...Read more

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What are good vitamins, fruits or foods to help lower high blood pressure daily?

What are good vitamins, fruits or foods to  help lower high blood pressure daily?

None: There are no vitamins, fruits, or foods that lower bp. Achieving and maintaining normal body weight and avoidance of xs salt are the only nutritional effects on bp. ...Read more

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High blood pressure, how can I lower it? With foods. Thank you

High blood pressure, how can I lower it? With foods.
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DASH diet: The dietary approach to systolic hypertension (dash) diet is quite effective. www.dashdiet.org. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) (Definition)

A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure (top number) and a diastolic blood pressure (bottom number). The systolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum contraction. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum relaxation. Ideal blood pressure is 120/80 or lower. High blood pressure, or hypertension, is 140/90 or higher. ...Read more


Dr. Lynne Weixel
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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