Too much salt raises blood pressure, so it is vital that you eat as little salt as possible. In fact, some people suffering from high blood pressure could avoid blood pressure medicines entirely by cutting down on salt. Eating lots of fruit and vegetables also helps to lower your blood pressure. Check out more tips on www.mayoclinic.com/health/high-blood-pressure/HI00027.
1. Lose weight. 2. Exercise. 3. Eat healthy. 4. Reduce sodium. 5. Limit the amount of alcohol you drink. 6. Avoid tobacco and second hand smoke. 7. Cut back on caffeine. 8. Reduce your stress. 9. Monitor your BP at home, and visit the doctor regularly. 10. Get support from family and friends.