7. How to Reduce Hypertension
Lifestyle changes are necessary to lower high blood pressure and to bring it down to normal.
Losing excess weight, healthy diet pattern, cessation of alcohol, smoking and an active lifestyle are prerequisites for relief from hypertension. People with hypertension need to also reduce their sodium intake.
Processed foods such as canned soups, pickles, deli meat, noodles, frozen pizza and other packaged foods contain excess sodium.