When you have high blood pressure, making healthy lifestyle choices to control blood pressure is a way for you to take charge of your health.
Watch our five videos for making healthy lifestyle choices to control your blood pressure. The videos guide you with important steps on how to lower your blood pressure, which will help you feel better, look better, and reduce the risk of developing a serious health condition like a heart attack or stroke.
Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare encourages you to complete this program, which is designed to improve your health. We advise you to start with the video 'Why is blood pressure important?
Learn about the importance of reducing your blood pressure to avoid serious health conditions such as heart attack and stroke.
Identify sources of salt in your diet and how to reduce your sodium intake for lower blood pressure.
Learn which foods to include more of in your diet and foods to limit for healthy blood pressure.
Learn about the importance of physical activity for healthy blood pressure and watch practical ideas for how to be more active in your daily life.
The importance of managing your weight for healthy blood pressure and ideas for making small changes to lose weight for those who are overweight.
Now you have watched the videos, it’s time to make healthy lifestyle choices to better control your blood pressure and reduce your risk of serious health events like a heart attack or stroke. Your next step, go on MyChart to book a follow up appointment with your Primary Care doctor to take place three months from now to have your blood pressure rechecked
Dr. Lawrence Appel
Internationally recognized expert in reducing blood pressure and creator of the DASH diet
Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University