Lifestyle Modifications to Promote Healthy Blood Pressure
Given the relationship between elevated blood pressure and risk of cardiovascular disease, lifestyle choices promoting healthy blood pressure are recommended. In particular, healthy dietary choices and physical activity are two beneficial aspects. The DASH eating pattern along with sodium reduction has been found to help with lowering blood pressure. Maintaining a physical activity program that promotes fitness also helps to lower blood pressure along with numerous other health benefits. For a refresher on how to properly check blood pressure, please watch this video http://links.lww. com/FIT/A90.
Bushman, Barbara A. "Lifestyle Modifications to Promote Healthy Blood Pressure." ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal 22, no. 5 (2018): 5-9.
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