Clinical inquiries. How effective are lifestyle changes for controlling hypertension?

@article{Lochner2006ClinicalIH,
  title={Clinical inquiries. How effective are lifestyle changes for controlling hypertension?},
  author={Jennifer E. Lochner and Bruin Rugge and Dolores Zegar Judkins and Joseph J Saseen},
  journal={The Journal of family practice},
  year={2006},
  volume={55 1},
  pages={
          73-4
        }
}
Lifestyle modifications plus drug therapy is the best treatment for patients with hypertension Most Americans with hypertension are not at their goal blood pressure, so the value of lifestyle modifications cannot be ignored. While some clinicians argue that these modifications are unreliable, this review should serve to reinforce the substantial impact of lifestyle modifications. Clinicians should remember that drug therapy is the only treatment modality proven to lower blood pressure and… CONTINUE READING

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