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Do I really need to take medicine to lower my blood pressure.?

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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Family Medicine
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In brief: Try diet change.

Reducing salt may help your blood pressure.
Losing weight if you are overweight may help, but if your blood pressure is still high (over 140/90) medications are necessary.Lowering your blood pressure is important to reduce the risk of heart disease, kidney disease, and strokes.

In brief: Try diet change.

Reducing salt may help your blood pressure.
Losing weight if you are overweight may help, but if your blood pressure is still high (over 140/90) medications are necessary.Lowering your blood pressure is important to reduce the risk of heart disease, kidney disease, and strokes.
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Dr. Rama Garimella
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Depends

Depending on your bp, other risk factors, weight etc.
Try diet, exercise and loose some weight, if BP continues to be high , you may have to consider med.

In brief: Depends

Depending on your bp, other risk factors, weight etc.
Try diet, exercise and loose some weight, if BP continues to be high , you may have to consider med.
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