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What decreases blood pressure?
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Dr. Louis Krenn
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Several things
Blood pressure can be decreased by losing weight, exercising, eating a low salt diet, moderate alcohol consumption, and taking medication.
Lifestyle changes may be the first treatment, followed by medication if needed or in addition to lifestyle changes if the blood pressure is high enough.

In brief: Several things
Blood pressure can be decreased by losing weight, exercising, eating a low salt diet, moderate alcohol consumption, and taking medication.
Lifestyle changes may be the first treatment, followed by medication if needed or in addition to lifestyle changes if the blood pressure is high enough.
Dr. Louis Krenn
Dr. Louis Krenn
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Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Healthy food
Stop high carb foods (grains, lentils, potato based items).
Also avoid milk protein since it causes insulin resistance that eventually causes high BP. Low carb food items such as flesh foods, eggs, non starchy vegetables, avocados, saturated fat (butter, ghee, coconut oil), olive oil are very effective. Get some sunshine daily. For more, go to: https://kaushikmd.com/2016/11/03/get-started

In brief: Healthy food
Stop high carb foods (grains, lentils, potato based items).
Also avoid milk protein since it causes insulin resistance that eventually causes high BP. Low carb food items such as flesh foods, eggs, non starchy vegetables, avocados, saturated fat (butter, ghee, coconut oil), olive oil are very effective. Get some sunshine daily. For more, go to: https://kaushikmd.com/2016/11/03/get-started
Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine
In brief: Treat high BP.
Hypertension can be treated without medication.
Regular cardiovascular exercise, at least five days per week. DASH diet - salt < 2000mg daily, fiber (> 35 grams daily for women and > 50 grams daily for men), lean protein sources and complex carbohydrates. Stress reduction - meditation and such. Sleep 6-9 hours nightly. Don't smoke cigarettes - ever.

In brief: Treat high BP.
Hypertension can be treated without medication.
Regular cardiovascular exercise, at least five days per week. DASH diet - salt < 2000mg daily, fiber (> 35 grams daily for women and > 50 grams daily for men), lean protein sources and complex carbohydrates. Stress reduction - meditation and such. Sleep 6-9 hours nightly. Don't smoke cigarettes - ever.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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