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Suggest treatment for high blood pressure

Dear Dr. Langsjoen: A friend is a past heart attach victim, and has congestive heart failure and high blood pressure. He also needs to lose a lot of weight. His cardiologist has him on maximum strength blood pressure medicine as well as a statin, and he is miserable. He is now taking CoQ10 at my suggestion. I have recommended he stop taking the statin and find another way to lower any imflammation (his doctor has never tested his CRP levels). Are there effective ways to reduce blood pressure in a situation like this without the blood pressure drugs? Are there any other therapies which can improve his status?
Fri, 17 May 2019
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Hello,

The only way to reduce blood pressure without taking medication is to reduce weight and do regular exercise.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

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Dr Salah Saad Shoman, Internal Medicine Specialist
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