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I am having hypertension, 130/90, on medicine, should I stop taking ?

I am having hypertension, 130/90, on medicine, should i stop taking salt completely, not even in cooking?
Will this help in lowering of BP? If i completely stop taking salt, will it have any adverse effect on health?
Fri, 4 Mar 2011
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Homeopath 's  Response
No please do not stop salt completely as it is one of the basic necessary element of our body only reduce the intake .Not taking salt is also not good for our health .More than the salt you should be particular in taking medicines for hypertension & you should be fine.
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salt is also necessary for your body... just control its quantity to the minimum... do not stop it...
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