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Published on Mar 28, 2013
Visit http://www.heart.org/hbp for additional resources about managing high blood pressure. In this video, Dr. Don Lloyd-Jones talks about high blood pressure and tips to manage blood pressure by reducing sodium intake. Managing blood pressure is one of the 7 key factors related to better heart health. Other cardiovascular health factors (that are part of American Heart Association's "Life's Simple 7") include: stopping smoking, eating better (diet), getting active (exercise), controlling cholesterol, losing weight, and reducing blood sugar. Visit http://www.Heart.org/MyLifeCheck for more information about all of the 7 health factors, and to take an assessment explore your health.
Dr. Don Lloyd-Jones, MD, SCM, FACC, focuses on Preventative Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and is a volunteer at the American Heart Association.