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How to lower blood pressure?

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Dr. James Chapman
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Low salt

Reduce sodium Intake.
Work to achieve ideal weight, Caffeine only in moderation. Regular aerobic exercise. Take medication as prescribed by you physician.

In brief: Low salt

Reduce sodium Intake.
Work to achieve ideal weight, Caffeine only in moderation. Regular aerobic exercise. Take medication as prescribed by you physician.
Dr. James Chapman
Dr. James Chapman
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine

In brief: Depends on level

If Blood Pressure is mildly elevated we will try life style modifications like dash diet,salt restriction,exercise and weight loss if over weight,stop smoking if you smoke.
And if that does not work then you may need drugs to lower your Blood Presuure

In brief: Depends on level

If Blood Pressure is mildly elevated we will try life style modifications like dash diet,salt restriction,exercise and weight loss if over weight,stop smoking if you smoke.
And if that does not work then you may need drugs to lower your Blood Presuure
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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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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