Managing High Blood Pressure
High blood pressure known as the “silent killer” which quietly damages the blood vessels and leads to serious health complications.
Using medications as prescribed and making lifestyle changes can reduce your risk of heart disease, kidney disease and more.
Tracking and monitoring blood pressure can help with awareness and detect lifestyle patterns.
|Blood Pressure Category||Systolic mm Hg
|Diastolic mm Hg
|Normal||Less than 120||and||Less than 80|
|Elevated||120-129||and||Less than 80|
Make changes that matter
- Eat a well-balanced diet low in salt
- Limit alcohol
- Physical activity
- Manage stress
- Maintain a healthy weight
- Quit smoking
- Take your medication
- Work with your doctor
By adopting a heart- healthy lifestyle, you can
- Reduce high blood pressure
- Enhance effectiveness of blood pressure medications
- Prevent or delay the development of high blood pressure
- Lower your risk for heart failure, heart attack, vision loss, stroke, kidney damage.