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How do you lower your BP ?

how do you lower your blood pressure ?
Fri, 11 Dec 2009
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Manage your weight; lose if you need to. Healthy diet and exercise regime; get professional advice (from a doctor, not a gym). Avoid stimulants such as caffiene, spirits and tobacco. Reduce animal fat in your diet. Get enough sleep. Remove all possible stress-situations from your life. OK, we've all got to work, but anything you CAN eliminate, do so. Therefore, some relaxation techniques may be in order. And there's currently a theory that stroking a cat and listening to it purr lowers your bloodpressure. Of course this only works if you actually like cats, but I do find it calming.
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