The treatment of high blood pressure is classified into Medication and Lifestyle interventions. The basis of high blood pressure treatment is the lifestyle intervention, which runs through the entire course of treatment of high blood pressure.
Blood Pressure Goals
You should try your best to keep your blood pressure below your blood pressure goal. Your blood pressure goal is depend on your age and health.
If you have heart disease, diabetes, kidney disease, your goal might be less than 140/90 mmHg.
If you don't have any health problems, your blood pressure goal is depend on your age
Treatment plan that lower blood pressure include lifestyle interventions and medicine.
For Patients (18< age < 60 years; Blood pressure: 120-139 mmHg, 80-89 mmHg), Generally without having to take medicine, the lifestyle intervention can prevent the high blood pressure.
For Patients(18< age <60 years; Blood pressure: 140-159 mmHg, 90-99 mmHg), It is recommended to use the lifestyle intervention firstly, especially for the young people, if the blood pressure cannot be reduced after six months to one year of intervention, then take the drug treatment.
For Patients(18< age < 60 years; Blood pressure: >160 mmHg, >100 mmHg), Lifestyle intervention plus drug treatment.
For the people over 60 years old, normal blood pressure can be extended to 150 mmHg.
120 - 139, 80 - 89
140 - 159, 90 - 99
Lifestyle interventions, Medication
Lifestyle Interventions to Treat High Blood Pressure
The development of high blood pressureis mainly associated with undesirable living and bad eating habits, such as, obesity and overweight, long-term alcohol abuse, consuming too much sodium, sedentary activities, etc. Therefore. treating high blood pressure is improving living habits and eliminating the risk factors that lead to high blood pressure, then, high blood pressure will be relieved naturally and even cured
Medications to Treat High Blood Pressure
There is no best antihypertensive drugs for you, only the most suitable for yourself. antihypertensive drugs suitable for others may not be suitable for you.
ACEIs (Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors)
ARBs (Angiotensin II receptor blockers)
CCB (Calcium Channel Blockers)
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