exercise , lose weight, and meditate. This has been associated with more than 85% of the people who have hypertension 1 or 2 . Cut out the soda and salts . Eat fresh veggies and fish. Lots of fish and seafood.Cut down on red meats. Dont have to cut them out , just cut back a little. Despite popular belief , people are healthier who eat occasional red meats rather than cutting them out. Studies have shown that a group of people in 1975 who were committed vegetarians then and now , showed higher rates of cancers than did those who ate red meats. Maybe this was due to a lack of iron in their systems. The iron in our blood helps deflect cosmic particles and rays that mutate our cells and cause the cells to become cancerous. Eat Smarter , exercise , lose weight, and meditate.Thats your best bet.