MAY IS NA­TIONAL HIGH BLOOD PRES­SURE ED­U­CA­TION MONTH!

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Take con­trol of your long-term health (and en­cour­age oth­ers to fol­low your lead!) by stay­ing ed­u­cated and in­formed about a dan­ger­ous (but preva­lent) con­di­tion: high blood pres­sure. Th­ese tips and habits can help keep your blood pres­sure un­der con­trol. 1/ ACHIEVE AND MAIN­TAIN A HEALTHY BODY WEIGHT by en­gag­ing in at least 30 min­utes of mod­er­ate phys­i­cal ac­tiv­ity most days of the week and eat­ing a diet that is high in good-for-you fruits and veg­eta­bles. 2/ QUIT SMOK­ING to not only nor­mal­ize your blood pres­sure lev­els, but also ex­tend your life; quit­ting by the age of 35 can add be­tween 6 and 8½ years to your life­span. 3/ TRY NAT­U­RALLY SOURCED DI­ETARY SUP­PLE­MENTS as ap­proved by your doc­tor to sup­port car­dio­vas­cu­lar health, va­sodi­la­tion, and cir­cu­la­tion, and even to help main­tain healthy blood pres­sure lev­els al­ready within the nor­mal range.

4/ KNOW AND UN­DER­STAND YOUR BLOOD PRES­SURE NUM­BERS with the help of your doc­tor, then work to­gether to set a goal to lower your blood pres­sure; dis­cuss how you can reach your goal, as well as main­tain it in the long run. Source: Twin­lab

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