In order to reduce high blood pressure, it is important to drastically reduce sodium intake and increase nutrients from natural foods. WebMD states that such foods include fruits and vegetables that have high amounts of ... More »

Foods that are low in sodium and high in magnesium, calcium or potassium such as white beans, plain fat-free yogurt, sweet potatoes, bananas, and broccoli are best for reducing and managing blood pressure levels, accordi... More »

Doctors and health care professionals can lower a person's blood pressure immediately using intravenous medications during a hypertensive emergency, according to WebMD. Medications known as direct vasodilators dilate blo... More »

To lower blood pressure without medication, a person should lose weight by exercising often and eating a healthy diet, avoid sodium and alcohol, quit smoking and minimize caffeine intake, notes Mayo Clinic. It is also im... More »

Increasing fiber intake by consuming fiber-rich foods and supplements such as Metamucil is a safe and effective way to relieve high blood pressure. A 2005 analysis of 25 medical studies conclusively linked high-fiber die... More »

A person can get rid of high blood pressure by losing weight, becoming physically active, reducing sodium intake and reducing stress, according to Mayo Clinic. Avoiding tobacco, caffeine and alcohol are other ways to red... More »

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Foods that help lower high blood pressure include potatoes, broccoli, bananas, apples and fat-free yogurt, states WebMD. The foods are enriched with potassium, magnesium and fiber, and they contain less sodium. People wi... More »

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