What is the best treatment for BP?

What is the best treatment for BP?

Here are 10 lifestyle changes you can make to lower your blood pressure and keep it down.

  1. Lose extra pounds and watch your waistline.
  2. Exercise regularly.
  3. Eat a healthy diet.
  4. Reduce sodium in your diet.
  5. Limit the amount of alcohol you drink.
  6. Quit smoking.
  7. Cut back on caffeine.
  8. Reduce your stress.

Do I need medication if my BP is 140 90?

120 to 129/less than 80 (Elevated): You probably don’t need medication. 130/80 to 139/89 (stage 1 hypertension): You might need medication. 140/90 or higher (stage 2 hypertension): You probably need medication.

Where can I find NICE guidance on hypertension in adults?

Hypertension in adults: diagnosis and management. Available from: www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng136. All rights reserved. Subject to Notice of rights. NICE guidance is prepared for the National Health Service in England. All NICE guidance is subject to regular review and may be updated or withdrawn.

What are the guidelines for the management of hypertension (high blood pressure)?

Reduce and maintain blood pressure at the following levels: below 145/85 mmHg for adults aged 80 and over. 1.4.23 Provide an annual review of care for adults with hypertension to monitor blood pressure, provide people with support, and discuss their lifestyle, symptoms and medication. [2004]

What are the NICE guidelines on medicines adherence for Stage 2 hypertension?

To support adherence and ensure that people with hypertension make the most effective use of their medicines, see NICE’s guideline on medicines adherence. 1.4.9 Offer antihypertensive drug treatment in addition to lifestyle advice to adults of any age with persistent stage 2 hypertension.

What are the new NICE guidelines for hypertension in pregnancy?

NICE has also produced a guideline on hypertension in pregnancy This guideline replaces CG127. This guideline replaces the blood pressure management section in NG28. This guideline is the basis of QS181 and QS28.