Lifestyle Changes for Lower Blood Pressure

Get moving - with regular exerciseFocus on nutrition - Dash/Mediterranean Diet - mostly plant based and whole grains, make healthy choices and be mindful of portion sizes Cut the salt - read food labels and aim for 1500mg sodium or less per dayTake your medication - if you are superscribed medicine for high blood pressure, take it every dayCheck you blood pressureLose weight - losing just 10 pounds can make a big differenceCut back on alcohol - men; not more than 2 drinks/day and women; no more than one. Don't smoke - if you smoke, stop!De-stress and sleep well
Source: Dr Portnay - Category: Cardiology Authors: Source Type: blogs