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How is high blood pressure treated?

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Exercise and a low-salt diet that is high in fruits and vegetables will reduce blood pressure by a moderate amount. Weight management is also important in maintaining a healthy blood pressure. For most people, though, medication is necessary to adequately control high blood pressure. In fact, most people will eventually require two or more drugs for blood pressure.

Numerous drugs effectively treat hypertension.

 

Reviewed by James Beckerman on November 05, 2018

 

Reviewed by James Beckerman on November 05, 2018

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