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Hypertension Lifestyle Modifications

Purpose:

To evaluate the lifestyle of a patient with hypertension for recommendations to reduce blood pressure without medication based on the JNC 7 study.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Pediatric Cardiology

Objective:

physical and lifestyle

ICD-10:

I10-I15

Description:

A person with hypertension may be able to reduce blood pressure measurements by making lifestyle changes. The following recommendations are those made by the Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation and Treatment of High Blood Pressure (JNC 7).

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