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- Website: Informed Health Online
- Resource type: Article
Summary - The message of this resource is:
Exercising more, lowering salt consumption, and losing some weight are three non-drug related strategies that can help lower blood pressure.
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hypertension, salt , nutrition , exercise , smoking , non-drug
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Rated on: 9/21/2016 4:00:42 PM
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