Nonpharmacological control of high blood pressure

Norman M Kaplan

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Nonpharmacological therapies are available to help manage hypertension. This paper reviews current evidence for the use of the following modalities: weight reduction; sodium restriction; supplements of potassium, calcium, and magnesium; reduction of saturated fat; limitation of alcohol; regular isotonic exercise, and relaxation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)55S-59S
JournalAmerican Journal of Hypertension
Issue number2 II
StatePublished - 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine


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