According to a study, the need for high blood pressure meds in hypertensive individuals can be reduced within 16 weeks after making lifestyle changes.
Lifestyle modifications such as regular exercise and healthier eating can significantly reduce the amount of patients needing blood pressure-lowering medicine. That’s especially the case in individuals who have systolic blood pressures in the range of 130 to 160 mmHg and diastolic blood pressures between 80 and 99 mmHg.
The study participants were 129 obese or overweight individuals between 40 and 80 years of age having high blood pressure.
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