In order to lead a healthy life and keep blood pressure in control, these lifestyle modifications are recommended:
1. The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) eating pattern should be preferred
2. Reducing sodium intake
3. Reducing alcohol consumption
4. Exercising regularly
5. Losing weight
6. Smoking cessation
7. Stress busters
8. Dietary Changes:
A diet rich in fruits and vegetables, potassium, magnesium, calcium and fats is recommended. Intake of salt must be reduced. Alcohol consumption must also be limited. Vitamin C and Omega 3 fatty acid is also proven to reduce blood pressure.
Doctors always recommend exercise to lead a healthy lifestyle. Aerobic exercises and brisk walk is very effective. Staying motivated and following a routine lifestyle will help to control blood pressure to a great extent. Maintaining a proper weight is effective too. People who are into smoking must give up smoking to stay healthy.
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