Get smarter to keep hypertension at bay


Lucknow: Controlling hypertension, or high blood pressure, involves a combination of lifestyle modifications and, when necessary, medication. Here are some effective strategies: Lifestyle Modifications Dietary Changes Reduce Sodium Intake: Aim for less than 2,300 mg of sodium per day, ideally around 1,500 mg for better results. Adopt the DASH Diet: The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet emphasizes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins. Limit Alcohol Consumption: Men should limit to two drinks per day, and women to one drink per day. Physical Activity Regular Exercise: Engage in…

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