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How can I care for someone with secondary high blood pressure?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Most people with secondary high blood pressure will be able to care of themselves. However, if you are responsible for someone with secondary high blood pressure it's important to make sure they follow the treatment plan laid out by their doctor and you'll need to schedule appointments for check ups as well. It is also your responsibility to understand what is causing your loved one's high blood pressure and help them make arrangements to have the problem corrected. In between doctor visits make sure they stay active and eat a healthy diet. Also do your best to keep stress levels low. A relaxed and comfortable home environment is important.

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