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I have now had several high BP readings. Is there anything else I can do to bring it down ?

I have been told that my blood pressure is high and I need to go on medication? I have now had several high blood pressure readings over the last few months, my last one was 165 over 118, my doctor has now said that I need to take pills for this, I stopped smoking 2 years ago, stop using salt ( although I m aware it will be in some foods) 2 months ago, I am 5.5 high weigh 10 stone 9 pounds, 47 year old female, I exercise regularly, cycling, running, walking etc. Is there anything else I can do to bring it down ? or is this it. pills forever?!
Asked On : Sat, 19 Dec 2009
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It is a combination of things that will help lower you blood pressure naturally and you have to be persisten with it. Exercising, eating the right foods, reducing your salt intake, reducing or eliminating your alcohol intake and stress management. If you maintain this for a couple of weeks you will see a difference in your blood pressure. There are many guides online that will go into further detail on each and one of these methods - which utltimately are all natural remedies for lowering blood pressure. Check out for a few of these guides. They all offer alternative and effective natural remedies for treating hypertension. But don't leave high blood pressure untreated - because it will lead to more serious illnesses.
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