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High Blood Pressure

How to Lower High Blood Pressure 

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a common problem that millions of Americans face. If left untreated, high blood pressure can lead to serious cardiovascular complications like heart attack and stroke, so learning how to lower high blood pressure is paramount to your overall health.

Here’s the good news: while there are medications available to help you maintain good blood pressure, there are plenty of steps that you can take to lower your high blood pressure without ever going to a doctor’s office. Consider giving these heart-healthy tips a try:

  • Lose excess weight

  • Cut back on refined carbohydrates and sugar

  • Reduce caffeine consumption

  • Quit smoking

  • Limit sodium intake

  • Try reducing stress

  • Don’t drink alcohol in excess

  • Regularly engage in physical activity 

  • Enjoy more potassium-rich foods like bananas, leafy greens, beans, and nuts

  • Eat fewer processed foods

  • Prioritize getting a good night’s rest

  • Give meditation and deep-breathing exercises a try

Lifeline Urgent Care can help

If you’d like to speak with a medical professional about your high blood pressure, Lifeline Urgent Care can help. We are a physician-led, fully equipped urgent care center in Houston, Texas, that can provide walk-in blood pressure readings, symptom treatment, and personalized guidance on how to lower blood pressure. And, with extended hours every day and brief wait times, we make it simple to receive the care you need, right when you need it. Visit us today! Our team will be happy to answer any questions you may have about our board-certified physicians, services, or affordable rates.  

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Houston, TX 77077


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