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    Several Ways To Reduce Hypertension

      If you’ve recently been diagnosed with high blood pressure under the new guidelines from the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology you might be wondering what your next step is. The guidelines lowered the definition for high blood pressure to 130/80 from 140/90 millimeters and mercury (mmHg), meaning more people now meet the criteria for stage 1 hypertension. Lifestyle plays an important role in treating your blood pressure. If you control your blood pressure with a healthy lifestyle you might avoid, delay, or reduce the need for medication. Here are some lifestyle changes you can make to lower your blood pressure and keep it down. Lose…