Managing Your High Blood Pressure

Are you dealing with high blood pressure? Here’s how to get it under control.

Many people walk around with high blood pressure but don’t even know it. Whether you want to check your blood pressure to make sure you’re healthy, or you’ve been told that you have high blood pressure (also known as hypertension), our Trophy Club, TX, Dr. David Yi, Dr. April Enard, Dr. Paula Lansford Seabaugh, and PA Carol Addy PAC can help you manage your high blood pressure effectively. If you’ve been diagnosed with hypertension, here’s what you should know about managing your condition,

Lower Blood Pressure Through Lifestyle Changes

Your everyday activities and habits can significantly affect your blood pressure. Fortunately, by switching up your routine and improving your lifestyle, you can also lower your high blood pressure.

Our doctor will sit down with you to understand your current lifestyle and see what can be improved to lower your blood pressure naturally. This is often the first line of defense when dealing with borderline hypertension. Some ways in which you can naturally lower your blood pressure is by,

  • Determining your stressors and finding ways to manage your stress better
  • Quitting smoking
  • Limiting or avoiding alcohol
  • Eating a healthy, low-sodium diet
  • Getting regular aerobic exercise most days of the week
  • Losing excess weight (if overweight or obese)
  • Avoiding processed food
  • Getting good quality sleep (around 7-9 hours) each night

Medication is Often Necessary

Even with a healthy lifestyle, you will likely still need medication to manage your blood pressure if it’s high. Traditional high blood pressure medications include calcium channel blockers and ACE inhibitors; however, our medical team may also prescribe other medications, such as beta-blockers or alpha-blockers, to be used with traditional blood pressure medication.

Make Sure to Monitor Your Blood Pressure Regularly

If you’ve been diagnosed with high blood pressure, you must regularly monitor it to make sure that your current treatment plan is working. You should check your blood pressure daily and track your numbers to discuss with us during your upcoming checkup. If your blood pressure is 180/120 or higher, this is considered a hypertensive crisis, and you need to call 911 or immediately go to the emergency room.

If you are concerned about managing high blood pressure, our Trophy Club, TX, physicians Dr. David Yi, Dr. April Enard, Dr. Paula Lansford Seabaugh, and PA Carol Addy PAC can ensure that you have the proper treatment plan that works for you. Call Trophy Club Family Medicine at (817) 430-9111 to schedule a consultation.

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Trophy Club, TX 76262

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