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Over time, elevated and high blood pressure can weaken your heart , blood vessels and kidneys, and makes a stroke or heart attack much more likely.

  • 1

    Get Moving

    With regular physical activity

  • 2

    Focus on Nutrition

    by making healthy food choices and minding your portion sizes

  • 3

    Cut the Salt

    Read food labels and aim for 1,500 mg of sodium or less per day.

  • 4

    Take your Meds

    If you are prescribed medicine for high blood pressure, take it every day.

  • 5

    Check Your Blood Pressure

    As often as your doctor recommends.

  • 6

    Lose Weight

    Losing just 10 pounds can make a big difference.

  • 7

    Cut Back on Alcohol/Don't Smoke

    For men, not more then two drinks a day; for women, one. If you smoke, Stop.

  • 8

    De-stress and Sleep Well

    Relaxation can lower blood pressure and quality sleep ups your energy.