High Blood Pressure Treatment
- Q What can I eat to lower my blood pressure?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineTo lower your blood pressure, enjoy these blood-pressure-lowering foods: Purple Potatoes. These can lower your blood pressure numbers by a respectable 4%. Violet-hued potatoes are packed with anthocyanins, the same chemicals found... Full Answer
- Q What are natural treatments for hypertension?
Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum, Integrative MedicineAlthough it is sometimes necessary to use medications to keep your blood pressure under control, this can often also be done naturally. In my experience, the best approach is to use medications to initially bring your blood pressure under control. Once... Full Answer
- Q How can I lower my blood pressure?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyHere are a few things you can do to bring down your blood pressure: Follow the Dash Diet - The DASH diet is a special diet that promotes consumption of fruits and vegetables (9 servings a day) and low-fat dairy products (2... Full Answer
- Q Can a sodium-restricted diet help in treating hypertension?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologySome people can lower their blood pressure by consuming less sodium. Not everyone is "salt sensitive," but intake of sodium (a component of salt) is thought to affect blood pressure levels in about 60 percent of people who have high blood pressure. Too... Full Answer
- Q Can dark chocolate lower blood pressure?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicinePairing a square of dark chocolate with berries, orange sections, or your favorite fruit is like sending your arteries to a day spa. Eating a half ounce of dark chocolate regularly can drop your blood pressure numbers by 5 points -- enough to... Full Answer