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I want to know few tips to lower my BP.

1. I am 15 years old 2. Im 165 pounds and 5 5 I am technically overweight due to my BMI being 30 straight. Now the real problem My blood pressure . IT bothers me so much I checked with a portable monitor now and its 138 ish and 85 ( the readings are fairly accurate ) I just want to know a few tips to lower them: ( I ALREADY KNOW) - Less Sodium, More Exercise, No Caffeine (im not stupid) But i would like to know how 1. to literally calm myself down 2. If sleeping patterns have anything to do with this Please do not state the obvious. 15, Male, 5 3 , 165 pounds
Asked On : Wed, 16 Dec 2009
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Potassium is great for blood pressure problems (I know this first hand). Potassium helps your heart go thumpity thump thump on a regular basis. The greatest quantites can be found in V-8 juice, Juicy Juice and many dried fruits. Potatoes, wheat germ, nuts, bananas.
Answered: Wed, 16 Dec 2009
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