Hypertension, High Blood Pressure, also known as the “silent killer” affects nearly half of American adults. There are lots of ways to manage high blood pressure and it can often be reversed through diet and lifestyle modification.
What Can You Do to Control High Blood Pressure?
Manage Your Lifestyle:
Follow a heart-healthy diet
Limit salt intake.
Increase physical activity.
Achieve a healthy weight.
Limit alcohol intake.
Find a PHYSICIAN that spends the TIME to get you to YOUR GOALS
Medications are a last resort, but sometimes necessary. Choosing a medication that has minimal side effects and is appropriate for your specific circumstance should be customized to meet your needs.
If your blood pressure requires multiple medications (or is not easily controlled) there may be an underlying medical problem that needs to be addressed. Understanding and managing your blood pressure is part of leading a healthy life.
Consult with your doctor to develop a personalized plan tailored to you.