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What can I do about my blood pressure?

What can I do about  my blood pressure?  This is a common question asked by our patients.

Here is what you can work on that makes a difference.


Restrict dietary salt to 2 grams per day.

Lose weight- For every pound lost blood pressure declines approximately 1 mmHg.

Exercise-Preferably aerobic training, 3 to 4 sessions per week approximately 40 minutes per session.

Limit alcohol intake-For women no more than one drink per day, for men no more than two drinks per day.

A diet high in vegetables, fruits, grains, poultry, fish, nuts, low-fat dairy products.  Low in sugar sweetened beverages and red meats.


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  • What can I do about my blood pressure? Posted 3 years ago
    What can I do about  my blood pressure?  This is a common question asked by our patients. Here is what you can work on that makes a difference. Restrict dietary salt to 2 grams per day. Lose weight- For every pound lost blood pressure declines approximately 1 mmHg. Exercise-Preferably aerobic training, 3 to 4 sessions per week approximately 40 minutes per session. Limit alcohol intake-For women no more than one drink per day, for men no more than two drinks per day. A diet high in vegetables, fruits, grains, poultry, fish, nuts, low-fat dairy products.  Low in sugar sweetened beverages and red meats.
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