Both my parents plus my brother and sister all had high blood pressure, so when my doctor told me I needed to eat less salt, I quit using salt and bought only low sodium products and have gotten my blood pressure down below 120/80 and hope to keep it that way without medication.
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289 6/19/11 1:43 P
i have high blood pressure and so does both of my parents? mine came out when i was running 5 miles a day and a vegetarian. Talk about a blow to the ego. sarra sarra;-). last one 136/78
Both my parents have high blood pressure. I have been normal all my life up until about a month ago. Out of nowhere (well from what I know) it just started creeping up. Trying to keep it in check. It means changes for me :-)
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1,228 11/14/10 10:36 A
My mother...I developed it at an early age when I was very physically active, had never eaten much salt and was not overweight. It was determined mine was genetic. However, after 20 years of medication, I am close to having the medication dosage lowered. I am now working out 6-7 days a week and watching what I eat. What a difference.
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