Keep the stress down learn to relax more, sometimes it is passed on by a parent. Exercise and as been said you are what you eat and drink.OsamaBinLiner said:How's your diet? Cut out the excess salt, especially the crap in processed foods. Watch the booze too.
Diuretics are effective for lowering the systolic and diastolic BP (eg bendroflumethiazide) but should not be taken unless advised by your doctor.
Personally I like the blood-letting idea.
Thanks, will pop to town and get 1 on the way back from work today.Ned_Seagoon said:BP monitor can be bought from Lloyds Chemists for £10--. Easy to use and accurate. My Doc appreciates the daily record that I maintain as a supplement to his monthly check.