Different Ways to Lower Blood Pressure

If you've been diagnosed with high blood pressure and are looking for alternative ways to lower it, before taking medication, then this blog is for you. 

Our lifestyle plays a vital role in maintaining our health. If you can control your blood pressure through your daily life habits, then this may be able to delay, avoid, or reduce your medication. 

Dr. Adebola Oyekoya is a family medicine physician who leads our team here at Guardian Physician in the Sandy Springs neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia. Our patients value her medical expertise, compassionate care, and ongoing commitment to our daily healthcare routines. 

Read her guidance regarding lowering blood pressure to understand the importance of why you should try the 10 lifestyle changes and the benefits that they will exude. 

Here are 10 lifestyle changes that can help lower your blood pressure

  1. Lose extra pounds and watch your waistline
    • Typically when your weight increases, your blood pressure will follow. 
  2. Excercise Regulary
  3. Reduce your sodiu intake
    • To watch your sodium intake consider these tips: Read food labels and Consider home cooked meals over processed foods
  4. Reduce your caffiene intake
  5. Reduce your stressors
  6. Incorporate healthy foods to sustain a healthy diet
  7. Drink less alcohol
  8. Stop smoking
  9. Start meditation or yoga
  10. Most importantly, be sure to get a good, restful sleep

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