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Hypertension, taking medicines, started yoga, taking low salt diet. Will it reduce if I follow the above lifestyle?

Hello I am 52 yr old female.I have hypertension(160/105),As prescribed by my doctor I have been taking Tenoric 50 and amdepin 2.5 I use omron BP monitor and now my systolic shows between 115 to 135 but my diastolic is always 90.Its been 3 weeks since I am on these drugs.Also I have started yoga . I have also been having oats and on low salt diet .I want my BP to come down to 115/70.Will it happen if I continue with this lifestyle.If so how long will it take?Ps; I have a family history of high BP.Otherwise all my tests are perfectly normal.
Asked On : Mon, 28 Jan 2013
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A combination of lifestyle (weight loss, low sodium) and medication is best to do this-- it takes time and a careful combination of medications to achieve optimal BP control. Keep going you are on your way. I work in NYC and if you wish I can evaluate you in my office. Thank you.
Answered: Tue, 29 Jan 2013
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