Can lifestyle changes help to reduce high blood pressure? The answer is yes. In part one of this series on high blood pressure, our experts discussed what healthy blood pressure targets are as we age and how to monitor your blood pressure at home.
In this video, Drs. Anthony Levinson and Richard Sztramko discuss what lifestyle changes you can make to help reduce high blood pressure or lower your risk of developing hypertension in the future. Catch up with Russel, who tracked their blood pressure at home for two weeks and found it to be consistently 140/90. Find out what changes their primary care provider recommends for them.
Learn the answers to the following questions:
- What are some of the complications of uncontrolled high blood pressure?
- What lifestyle choices can you make to keep your blood pressure healthy?
- Is there a recommended diet for maintaining healthy blood pressure?
- What type of exercise is recommended to reduce high blood pressure?