If you are diagnosed with high blood pressure
you might be started with antihypertensive drugs you need to continue it regularly and review every 2 week till it is controlled and then once monthly checked.Consult cardiologist
/general physician for same.
Lifestyle plays an important role in treating your high blood pressure. If you successfully control your blood pressure with a healthy lifestyle, you may avoid, delay or reduce the need for medication.Below mentioned are the lifestyle modification which helps to control blood pressure
Lose extra pounds and watch your waistline.Regular physical activity — at least 30 to 60 minutes most days of the week — can lower your blood pressure by 4 to 9 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg)
Eating a diet that is rich in whole grains, fruits, vegetables and low-fat dairy products and skimps on saturated fat
can lower your blood pressure by up to 14 mm Hg. This eating plan is known as the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension
(DASH) diet.Even a small reduction in the sodium in your diet can reduce blood pressure by 2 to 8 mm Hg. The recommendations for reducing sodium are:
Limit sodium to 2,300 milligrams (mg) a day or less.
Alcohol can be both good and bad for your health. In small amounts, it can potentially lower your blood pressure by 2 to 4 mm Hg. But that protective effect is lost if you drink too much alcohol — generally more than one drink a day for women and men older than age 65, or more than two a day for men age 65 and younger.Avoid tobacco products and secondhand smoke
.Cut back on caffeine.Stress or anxiety
can temporarily increase blood pressure. Take some time to think about what causes you to feel stressed, such as work, family, finances or illness. Once you know what's causing your stress, consider how you can eliminate or reduce stress.