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High Blood Pressure - Living With High Blood Pressure

Heart-healthy lifestyle changes are important to help control high blood pressure. These changes can help lower your risk for coronary artery disease, heart attack, and stroke.

A heart-healthy lifestyle is always important, even if you take medicines too. Some people can even take less medicine after making these changes.

What changes do you need to make?

Make these lifestyle changes to help lower your blood pressure and lower your risk for heart attack and stroke:

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