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  1. Exercise Tips for Those With High Blood Pressure

    If you have high blood pressure, read these tips to learn how to exercise safely.

  2. Understanding High Blood Pressure -- Symptoms

    WebMD's guide to the symptoms of high blood pressure.

  3. Understanding High Blood Pressure -- Diagnosis & Treatment

    WebMD's guide to the diagnosis and treatment of high blood pressure.

  4. Understanding High Blood Pressure -- the Basics

    From symptoms to treatment to prevention, get the basics on high blood pressure from the experts at WebMD.

  5. Understanding High Blood Pressure -- Prevention

    4 tips to prevent high blood pressure.

  6. High Blood Pressure Diet

    Learn the link between high blood pressure and diet, including ways to lower or prevent high blood pressure.

  7. High Blood Pressure - Other Treatment

    In addition to making lifestyle changes, several other nondrug methods of reducing blood pressure can be tried.None of the methods listed below are proven to consistently lower high blood pressure. However, these methods generally are considered to be safe and may have other benefits besides lowering blood pressure.Although there may be an association between a particular stressful situation and .

  8. High Blood Pressure: Using the DASH Diet

    The DASH diet is an eating plan that is low in fat but rich in low - fat dairy foods, fruits, and vegetables. DASH stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. Hypertension is high blood pressure. Following the DASH diet may lower blood pressure. DASH also recommends eating whole grains, fish, poultry and nuts as part of a balanced diet. DASH is one of several lifestyle changes your doctor

  9. High Blood Pressure: Nutrition Tips - Topic Overview

    DASH diet The DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet can help you lower your blood pressure. It includes eating fruits,vegetables,and low-fat or nonfat dairy foods. For more information on the DASH diet,see: High Blood Pressure: Using the DASH Diet Sample Menu for the DASH Diet Follow these daily recommendations: The DASH eating plan Food Recommended servings Examples Low-fat ...

  10. High Blood Pressure - What Increases Your Risk

    Risk factors for high blood pressure include:A family history of high blood pressure. Aging.Race. African Americans are more likely to develop high blood pressure, often have more severe high blood pressure, and are more likely to develop the condition at an earlier age than others. Why they are at greater risk is not known.Sodium (salt) intake.Drinking more than 3 alcoholic beverages a day.Being

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