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Dizziness, high BP even after taking medicines. How can I lower it?

yesterday i take my blood pressure 164/101 but before i take my blood pressure i walk more than 500mtrs from my house i puff some cigarette while walking and before i left my house i drink a cup of coffee can you give some tips to lower my blood pressure i felt dezziness on my body i take pills to lower my blood pressure but in vain
Asked On : Thu, 13 Dec 2012
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Welcome to HCM ,
apart from medicine , life style modification is also more important in BP control ,
here are some tips for you ,
- Take good quantity of fresh fruits, fresh green leafy vegetables, pulses, legumes, nuts like almond, wall nut, soybeans, lentils.
- Take whole grain food like brown bread, brown rice, whole wheat, oatmeal, popcorn, sea food like sea fish salmon, tuna, sardine, meat like chicken without skin, lean poultry etc.
- Restrict salt intake
- Avoid saturated food item like fried food, ghee, butter, red meat, organ meat like liver, kidney and sea food like prawns, crabs, egg yellow if you are non vegetarian.
- Reduce table salt and avoid bakery items, fried food, sweets, and ice cream.
- Take low fat dairy foods like skimmed milk, low fat yogurt, and low fat cheese.
- Do regular brisk walking at least 30 to 40 minutes /day
- Do stress relaxation techniques like yoga.
- say big NO to any addiction
take care
Answered: Sat, 15 Dec 2012
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