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How to lower BP without medication?

how did i get my blood presser so high?And how do i get it lower with OUT taking medicine? my blood pressure was really high today and i want to no how, and how to get it low
Wed, 16 Dec 2009
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depends on how high your pressure was, cause if it's too high non pharmacological treatment alone it's not effective.- but in general, you have to exercise, eat low sodium food (with no adding of salt at all) and low in fat, lose weight if you're overweight, stop smoking if you smoke, stop drinking if you drink a lot of alcohol, get a proper control of your diabetes if your diabetic, and those just to name a few.- but there's one thing about your story, you said you had high pressure today, but this was the first time? cause if it was, just one time isn't enough to make the diagnosis of hypertension.- anyway, those measures can't hurt you, only help you, so good luck.- and go to a doctor.-
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