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Doctor insights on: How To Reduce Blood Pressure Naturally

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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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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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Can you tell me how could we reduce blood pressure naturally?

Can you tell me how could we reduce blood pressure naturally?

Several things: First, maintaining ideal body weight and regular aerobic exercise is essential. By regular, i mean at least 20-30 minutes of aerobic exercise 4-5 days per week at a minimum. Second, relaxation activities are very useful in lowering blood pressure and keeping it low. These activities include listening to music, yoga, meditation, aroma therapy, water therapy. ...Read more

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How do I reduce my blood pressure naturally?

How do I reduce my blood pressure naturally?

Diet and exercise: A healthy diet, low in sodium, combined with regular exercise, is a good way to bring down your blood pressure. The dash diet (http://www.Nhlbi.Nih.Gov/health/public/heart/hbp/dash/new_dash.Pdf) is really good for bringing down blood pressure. ...Read more

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Is there something i can do to reduce blood pressure naturally?

Low sodium diet: Try to adhere to a low sodium diet. You can accomplish this by making sure that all the sodium in the foods eaten in one day add up to less than 2000 mg daily. Keep in mind that the average american eats about 2-3x this amount. ...Read more

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How to reduce blood pressure medication?

How to reduce blood pressure medication?

Diet and exercise: Watching your diet, specifically salt and salt derivatives are very important. Certain ethnic groups crave salt and use heavily salted food items because of the salt content. Be careful of msg, used widely as meat tenderizer. Exercise moderately, but regular will also help. ...Read more

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What can be done to reduce blood pressure?

What can be done to reduce blood pressure?

Lifestyle changes: Lifestyle modifications are essential to treating hypertension. Weight loss, smoking cessation, decrease in alcohol consumption, exercise, low sodium diet (2400 mg/day) which is very difficult, a diet rich in potassium and vegetables. These are all extremely important measures. If these are ineffective , medications are usually needed. ...Read more

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Best ways to reduce blood pressure? Any tips?

Best ways to reduce blood pressure? Any tips?

See Below: Healthy diet high in potassium , fruits and vegetables, low salt diet. Exercise 30 min or more most days, stop smoking. Limit alcohol. Medications as needed. ...Read more