Measures To Control Hypertension


It is recommended that all adults should have their blood pressure checked regularly. Whether acute or preventative, blood pressure can be influenced with easy measures.

1. If your blood pressure is high, please consult your doctor
2. An unhealthy lifestyle will raise your blood pressure over time. The following lifestyle measures could help to lower the blood pressure:

i. Eating habits

  • Balanced nutrition
  • Avoid eating too much salt
  • Avoid fatty foods
  • Overweight individuals should try reducing their body weight

ii. Previous diseases

  • Follow the instructions of your doctor for treating all existing diseases such as diabetes, metabolic disorders, gout, etc.
  • All Microlife blood pressure monitors have been clinically tested also for special patient groups such as diabetes, end-stage renal disease, pregnancy and hypotension

iii. Habits

  • Stop smoking
  • Limited amounts of alcohol
  • Limited caffeine consumption
  • Try to avoid stress

iv. Physical condition

  • Regular physical activity
  • Endurance sports instead of strength training, such as running, walking, swimming and cycling
  • Avoid reaching the limit of the performance level