Many. Wt loss , low sodium diet , medications, etc.
Lifestyle, Meds. For the most part high blood pressure is related to genetics and often needs medications to control. But some lifestyle changes can be tried such as a low salt diet (less than 2000mg sodium), exercise, weight loss, stress reduction, and better sleep hygiene. If you snore and are tired throughout the day you need to be evaluated for sleep apnea with a sleep study. Treating this can lower bp.
Lifestyle and meds. Your blood pressure is recorded as two figures. For example, 150/95 mm Hg. High Blood pressure is persistent readings greater than 140/90. This can lead to heart attacks and strokes. Self-help: Lose weight, exercise, eat healthily, reduce alcohol, caffeine and salt. Still high: See your doctor you may need as many as three or four medications for high blood pressure. Read more...