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What type of diet helps reduce hypertension? What foods are best to eat to help decrease my hypertension? What food should I avoid? .

What type of diet helps reduce hypertension? What foods are best to eat to help decrease my hypertension? What food should I avoid?

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Low sodium: Look up the dash diet on line. Helps but still need meds, exercise , and wt loss....Htn has many aspects and no one therapy should be relied apon ...Read more

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Dr. Al Hegab
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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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Are there any health food store teas I should avoid if some kidney damage from hypertension at 80?

Are there any health food store teas I should avoid if some kidney damage from hypertension at 80?

Suggest all: The stuff in healthfood store has not been validated in an official way. If we see sometimes research fraud in medicine, we should expect lots more in non regulated industry like healthfood. No need to try non-formally tested stuff. You are 80 and have done well so far. Keep it this way. Control bp with low salt & meds if needed. Remember, studies show daily multivitamins not being good for us. ...Read more

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I have hypertension. I am doing sport and i'm trying to eat more fruits and vegetables. Which kind of food should I prefer and which one to avoid?

I have hypertension.  I am doing sport and i'm trying to eat more fruits and vegetables.  Which kind of food should I prefer and which one to avoid?

Sensible: Fruits and vegetables are good. Include fish and limit red meat. I know that in Rwanda, potato may be popular (french fries) however I would limit this as well. Do not use alcohol regularly, beer or whiskey. In general, it sounds like you're on the right track! I would avoid fried and greasy foods and be attentive to the preparation of your food. Good luck! ...Read more

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How can you avoid hypertension?

How can you avoid hypertension?

Live right: Stay normal weight. Exercise regularly. Don't eat licorice. Don't drink alcohol to excess. Treat sleep apnea, if you have it. Avoid xs salt in your diet. Don't get kidney disease. Choose the right parents. ...Read more

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What foods help with hypertension?

What foods help with hypertension?

Potassium is one: Look up the dash diet. One of the components is foods high in potassium. ...Read more

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What are foods that will lower hypertension?

What are foods that will lower hypertension?

FRUITS, VEGGIES,: Preferably freash and raw, high fiber, low fat and low simple carbohydrate diets, lots of water and keep total daily sodium to less than 2, 000 mgs(one teaspoon). ...Read more

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Can you tell me how hypertension related to nutrition?

Can you tell me how hypertension related to nutrition?

To control BP: Achieve ideal wt, dont smoke, minimize salt, eliminate saturated fats, be modest with meats, eat fruit, veggies, and whole grains, minimize caffeine, exercise daily, select foods rich in magnesium and potassium, avoid sugars, breads, pasta. Salt and saturated fats raise bp. ...Read more

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What should a person with hypertension avoid eating and eat?

What should a person with hypertension avoid eating and  eat?

Low salt: Avoid salt and saturated fats, avoid excess alcohol intake, and control weight. A diet high in fruits, vegetables, nuts, low fat dairy, and low in salt saturated fat, sugar, and red meat, has been proven to lower bp. For detailed guidance, search for the "dash diet". ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are different types of foods that will lower hypertension?

Foods that lower BP: No single foods but a total plan that lowers BP. Lo Salt is key. Best research done with DASH Diet. Recommend U get book, read it and then do Chap 9 for 14 days exactly. This will lower your BP by 11/7 (on the average) and is as powerful as most single Bp meds. Using the low sodium version will do even better. Here is the book number ISBN: 0-7434-1007-6 eISBN-13: 978-1-43914-059-8 Keep us posted ...Read more

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