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online healthcare for high blood pressure

Do I need medication?

The reason why lowering your blood pressure is important, is that hypertension is a risk factor for future cardiovascular disease. However the risk of cardiovascular disease is not only affected by blood pressure and it is not just your blood pressure level that determines if you need medication. Your doctor will assess the overall weight …

To salt, or not to salt?

The importance of salt for hypertension is controversial, but eating less salt is usually included in the dietary advice to lower one’s high blood pressure. Most likely, the effect of reduced salt intake varies between different people, being most important in elderly people or people with heredity for high blood pressure. Generally speaking, an adult …