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How is blood pressure controlled outside of medication, I take meds.?

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Dr. William Lizarraga
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Lots of ways!

If you're blood pressure is high, there are several things that may help, besides medications.
Weight loss for people overweight or obese is probably the most effective. Regular cardiovascular activity (150min+ / week), if okay'd by your doctor, is also great. Alcohol cessation or moderation is important, as is salt restriction. Following a dash diet is another way to control BP through diet!

In brief: Lots of ways!

If you're blood pressure is high, there are several things that may help, besides medications.
Weight loss for people overweight or obese is probably the most effective. Regular cardiovascular activity (150min+ / week), if okay'd by your doctor, is also great. Alcohol cessation or moderation is important, as is salt restriction. Following a dash diet is another way to control BP through diet!
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