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What can you do to treat high blood pressure?

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Dr. Alon Gitig
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Lifestyle, meds

Lifestyle changes can lower blood pressure a lot: limiting sodium intake in the diet (2 grams per day), losing weight (sometimes even 7-10 lbs) and exercising regularly (30+ minutes of brisk walking or equivalent, per day).
One can often lower blood pressure by 10 or more systolic, and 5 or more diastolic points this way. Numerous classes of medications lower BP by targeting different pathways.

In brief: Lifestyle, meds

Lifestyle changes can lower blood pressure a lot: limiting sodium intake in the diet (2 grams per day), losing weight (sometimes even 7-10 lbs) and exercising regularly (30+ minutes of brisk walking or equivalent, per day).
One can often lower blood pressure by 10 or more systolic, and 5 or more diastolic points this way. Numerous classes of medications lower BP by targeting different pathways.
Dr. Alon Gitig
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Blood pressure

There are lots of medications for hypertension.
Your doctor can choose the best for you.

In brief: Blood pressure

There are lots of medications for hypertension.
Your doctor can choose the best for you.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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