Blood pressure control is generally achieved by a combination of exercise and a heart healthy diet. For most people, The DASH diet is among the most effective diets to keep blood pressure under control. Those veggies are also good for the waistline! More generally, diet in combination with physical activity, weight loss, lowering alcohol and meditation generally contribute to productive control of blood pressure.
Blood pressure that measures 140 over 90 or higher requires a doctor’s attention and personal medical advice. Sometimes (even with a healthy lifestyle, blood pressure medications may be advised by your doctor in conjunction with diet and exercise.