May is High Blood Pressure Education Month!
May is High Blood Pressure Education Month! High Blood Pressure can cause many diseases like heart disease, stroke, aneurysm, kidney disease, dementia and more. Here are ten ways to lower your blood pressure:
  1. Eat potassium rich foods like fish, green leafy vegetables, bananas, citrus fruits and potatoes.

  2. Mantain a healthy body weight.

  3. Exercise regularly.

  4. Quit smoking, drink less alcohol and cut down on caffeine consumption.

  5. Lower your sugar, refined carbohydrates, sodium and processed food intake.

  6. Monitor your blood pressure regularly. Consider purchasing an affordable in-home blood pressure monitor.

  7. Reduce excessive stress.

  8. Get good, restful sleep.

  9. Take Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid, whey protein, Coenzyme Q10, Citrulline, magnesium and garlic supplements.

  10. Eat dark chocolate with 60 to 70 percent cacao. (THIS ONE'S OUR FAVORITE!)

Our team provides in-home care for patients with Congestive Heart Failure. Call us for a free consultation at 561-616-9903.