Health Tip: Is Your Lifestyle Raising Blood Pressure?
(HealthDay News) -- If your blood pressure seems to rise continually, you should take a careful look at your lifestyle.
Here are habits you can change, suggested by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
Eating too many foods high in salt and low in potassium.
Getting insufficient physical activity.
Being obese, which also increases your risks for high cholesterol, heart disease and diabetes.
Drinking too much alcohol. Women should limit consumption to one daily drink, and men should hold the line at two daily drinks.
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