Managing High Blood Pressure With Lifestyle Changes

Managing High Blood Pressure With Lifestyle Changes

Managing High Blood Pressure With Lifestyle Changes

This video—presented by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health—shows how Kendra, the mother of a teenaged daughter, has learned to manage her high blood pressure. Before being diagnosed with high blood pressure, Kendra suffered from chronic headaches and tiredness. At a health fair sponsored by her company, Kendra learned that her blood pressure was high, which prompted her to see her doctor. After being diagnosed with high blood pressure, Kendra made a commitment to living a healthier lifestyle. By following a healthy diet and being physically active, she lost almost 60 pounds. With the support of her girlfriend and daughter, Kendra has maintained her weight loss and continues to make lifestyle changes that allow her to live an active, happy life.

Managing High Blood Pressure With Lifestyle Changes

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Managing High Blood Pressure With Lifestyle Changes

Managing High Blood Pressure With Lifestyle Changes

Managing High Blood Pressure With Lifestyle Changes

Managing High Blood Pressure With Lifestyle Changes

This video—presented by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health—shows how Kendra, the mother of a teenaged daughter, has learned to manage her high blood pressure. Before being diagnosed with high blood pressure, Kendra suffered from chronic headaches and tiredness. At a health fair sponsored by her company, Kendra learned that her blood pressure was high, which prompted her to see her doctor. After being diagnosed with high blood pressure, Kendra made a commitment to living a healthier lifestyle. By following a healthy diet and being physically active, she lost almost 60 pounds. With the support of her girlfriend and daughter, Kendra has maintained her weight loss and continues to make lifestyle changes that allow her to live an active, happy life.

You can also view this video at http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/videos/hbp/video_hbp.html

Managing High Blood Pressure With Lifestyle Changes
Managing High Blood Pressure With Lifestyle Changes

5 thoughts on “Managing High Blood Pressure With Lifestyle Changes

  1. beautiful story, great to you show that it takes those around you to help
    you…loved seeing the interaction with your daughter, inspiring..you can
    see you really love each-other. Thanks, that’s a great lesson for anything
    we do…When everyone is supportive it makes things easier.

  2. 156 over 90 isnt really that high im 12 with high blood pressure 155 over
    100 is good for me im at a healthy weight but i cant excercise because i
    have a unknown problem with my joints and untill we specifically find out
    whats wrong i cant take any other medication because of my high blood
    pressure… and i know i cut out salt from my diet

  3. Thank you for your comment. As a federal research institute, the NHLBI
    cannot counsel individuals on specific medical problems. Advice on
    treatment or care should be obtained through consultation with your
    physician or other health professional who has examined you and is familiar
    with your medical history.

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