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Managing High Blood Pressure

Tracking Your Blood Pressure
Check your blood pressure regularly and keep track of your numbers. This helps the doctor see if your blood pressure stays in a normal range.
Fitness & Physical Activity
Exercising daily keeps your heart healthy and lowers your blood pressure. It also helps you lose weight and keep it off.
Diet & Nutrition
Making simple diet changes can help you control your blood pressure. Get tips on how to reduce salt intake, choose the best fats, and more.
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Did You Know?

Many types of medications are available to treat hypertension. You may need to take several drugs to lower your blood pressure. 

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