Features October 2017 Issue

Learn Relaxation Techniques to Lower Blood Pressure

Slowing down, meditating, breathing in fresh air all can help you de-stress and lower your blood pressure.

Learn Relaxation Techniques to Lower Blood Pressure

Just being aware of your breathing and allowing yourself to relax can go a long way toward reducing stress and helping to manage hypertension.

You take your blood pressure medications, exercise daily, and follow a heart-healthy diet. But you still struggle to get a handle on your hypertension. Or maybe youíre taking several pills to get your blood pressure into a healthy range, and youíd like to reduce the number of medications you take every day. Relax. Just relax. It isnít that those concerns arenít valid. Itís that you may just want to mix in some relaxation techniques to lower blood pressure. Stress is an unseen threat to your health, but it shouldnít be overlooked.

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