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What exercises are safe for high blood pressure?

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: Cardio exercises

Proper exercises are helpful in controlling blood pressure.
Safe exercises include walking briskly, cycling, swimming laps, etc. Avoid heavy or strenuous weight lifting as this causes a spike in blood pressure. Check with your doctor for safe exercises for your particular condition.

In brief: Cardio exercises

Proper exercises are helpful in controlling blood pressure.
Safe exercises include walking briskly, cycling, swimming laps, etc. Avoid heavy or strenuous weight lifting as this causes a spike in blood pressure. Check with your doctor for safe exercises for your particular condition.
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Avoid isometrics

Exercise that involves walking and running dilates blood vessels and actually lowers BP after the exercise is finished.
All exercise raises BP during the activity but this can be excessive in weight lifting and other isometrics.

In brief: Avoid isometrics

Exercise that involves walking and running dilates blood vessels and actually lowers BP after the exercise is finished.
All exercise raises BP during the activity but this can be excessive in weight lifting and other isometrics.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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