Q I have recently been diagnosed with high blood pressure, what lifestyle and dietary changes can I make to help lower my blood pressure? — C.C.K., Winterville
A High blood pressure is a common but silent problem for many people. Kristin Carpenter, a third-year Brody student, wanted to share some ideas with you. Here is what Kristin suggests.
Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is the most common chronic condition diagnosed in the United States. So if you have received this diagnosis from your doctor, you are not alone. The good news is high blood pressure can be controlled with prescription medications, diet and other lifestyle modifications. If high blood pressure is left uncontrolled, it can lead to heart disease and stroke.
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