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High Blood Pressure - Prevention

A heart-healthy lifestyle can help you prevent high blood pressure. These changes are especially important for people who have risk factors for high blood pressure that cannot be changed, including family history, race, or age.

Here are some things you can do:

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For help with all of these, see the Living With High Blood Pressure section of this topic.

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Last Updated: April 05, 2013
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