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Managing Risk Factors

Controlling Cholesterol
High blood cholesterol is another factor that raises your risk for heart disease. Learn more about cholesterol and how you can keep your levels under control.
Managing Your Weight
Are you at a healthy weight? Losing extra weight helps lower your blood pressure. Make managing your weight a goal. Healthy eating and exercise will help you reach it.
Controlling Stress
Stress can make high blood pressure worse. Learn the best ways to relieve stress to help lower high blood pressure.
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Did You Know?

If you have high blood pressure and are overweight, losing evenĀ 10 pounds can have a big impact on your blood pressure and your overall health.

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