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— February 27, 2019

High Blood Pressure

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High Blood Pressure

Stay Connected to Your Spouse

If you figured that job stress is the biggest driver of high blood pressure, guess again: A rocky relationship can really send your pressure climbing, while a good marriage can help ease the effects of work strain. In a hectic world, keeping lines of communication open at home can be tough. But it’s crucial for both your happiness and your health.

Get Checked

Hypertension’s silent, asymptomatic nature makes regular blood pressure readings a necessity. Your healthcare practitioner should check your pressure at each visit; if you know you have hypertension or are at significant risk for it, you may also want to get blood-pressure monitor for home use.

DASH Towards a Healthy Pressure

Diet—specifically one that emphasizes fresh produce and whole grains—plays a big role in keeping your blood pressure within healthy limits. That’s the idea behind the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet. To learn how to do the DASH, visit http://dashdiet.org.

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