what will i recommend to people who are experiencing and will be experiencing hypertension?

Hypertension or high blood pressure. What will I recommend to people who have this kind of disease?

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  • kathy_is_a_nurse January 29, 2009, 7:14 am

    Regular exercise (once cleared by a physician)
    Low salt, low fat diet
    Take measures to control stress levels
    If on medications for HTN, a banana or serving of cantaloupe to maintain potassium levels
    Minimal to moderate use of alcohol (not to excess)
    Quit smoking (if appropriate)
    Stay near ideal weight
    Don't skip medication doses
    Buy a B/P monitor and check B/P regularly
    See doctor every 6 months to a year for check-up