Hypertension is a modifiable risk factor.
Treatment modalities of hypertension depends on the stage and severity. If left untreated, high blood pressure boosts the risk of leading killers such as cardiac failure and stroke as well as aneurysms, cognitive decline and kidney failure.
- Healthy diet with less salt
- Less fat diet
- Exercise regularly
- Quit smoking
- Maintaining a healthy weight or loosing weight if you are overweight or obese.
- Limiting the amount of alcohol you drink
- cut back on caffeine
- Managing stress
- Practice yoga and meditation
- Coconut water