Prevention of high blood pressure (hypertension) involves making lifestyle changes such as maintaining a healthy diet, regular exercise, limiting salt and alcohol intake, managing stress, and quitting smoking. Keeping a healthy weight, monitoring blood pressure regularly and taking prescribed medications as advised by a doctor can also help prevent and manage high blood pressure.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in all regions of the world and a major cause of disability. Learn how you can reduce your risk and prevent heart disease with your cardiologist.