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Insanely high blood pressure, what do I do to lower it?

Stop the insanity :) There are many ways to control blood pressure. Most people need between 2 and 3 medications, some on 4. I have had people on more than that. If your blood pressure is resistant to medications, then one must consider secondary causes such as overproduction of adrenaline (epinephrine), aldosterone or cortisol. These can be evaluated mostly by lab testing. Good luck. Read more...

What can I do to lower high blood pressure?

Low salt low fat . A low-salt low-fat diet is best for cardiovascular and overall health. Studies have shown that a mediterranean diet which is high in vegetables , nuts and fish intake is the best overall type of diet. To lower blood pressure , this helps as well. So does exercise . Read more...

Is it ok to exercise with very high blood pressure?

Yes. Exercise can improve blood pressure if done regularly. But if you have high blood pressure you need it treated first as when you exercise your pressures will rise dramatcally.Treat blood preesure first then exercise and then determine with your physi ian what is the best for you as you improve. While exercise at wt loss are beneficial they do not replcace medications in the acute setting. Read more...

My husband has very high blood pressure and he does not want to understand that he needs to change his food and take medicine?

Make him understand. if untreated will lead to serious complications , stroke , heat attacks, kidney failure etc. By simple medication will avoid all those complications,make him understand and convince him what is good good him , you did at least once , he married you right ! Good Luck. Read more...