Safe & Easy Steps to Lower Your Blood Pressure
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Safe & Easy Steps to Lower Your Blood Pressure. NEW EDITION. Nine out of 10 Americans will eventually have high blood pressure and, with it, an increased risk of stroke, heart attack, diabetes, dementia, and more. Eating the right diet, losing weight, and exercising can keep your pressure under control. And, if you do have elevated blood pressure or hypertension, it can lower your pressure as much as—or more than—prescription drugs. This booklet shows you how. (48 pages)

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Hypertension isn’t inevitable. Eating the right diet, losing weight, and exercising can keep a lid on your blood pressure. And if you do have prehypertension or hypertension, it can lower your pressure as much as—or more than—prescription drugs.
What diet? How much weight? Which exercises? You’ll find the answers and much more in this collection of updated articles from the editors at Nutrition Action Healthletter have put together for you.

To a much greater extent than you may think, you can control your own blood pressure. This guide shows you how.

Table of Contents
PART 1
WHY HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE MATTERS

6 Things You Should Know About Hypertension....... 5
Wrong Numbers: 9 measuring mistakes..................... 10
A Strike Against Stroke................................................... 11
Blood Pressure & the Brain........................................... 14
Keep Your Kidneys Healthy........................................... 16
Keep it Supple: Making arteries less stiff..................... 19


PART 2 DODGING HYPERTENSION

What Works?....................................................................................... 22
Hearts & Minds: Protect both with a diet that’s overlooked.........23
What Should I Eat?............................................................................. 25
A Day’s Worth of Food...................................................................... 29
Shaving Salt, Saving Lives................................................................. 31
Why Potassium Matters.................................................................... 35
Get the Lead Out................................................................................ 37
Slimming Down................................................................................. 40
Exercise & Beyond............................................................................. 43
Pills for Pressure?............................................................................... 46

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