More Exercise Can Lead to Lower Blood Pressure
Although you can’t run away from most health conditions, if you have high blood pressure, you may be able to walkaway from it. Walking and other forms of physical activity play a crucial role in the prevention and control of high blood pressure, also called hypertension.
When you think about the changes you can make to your lifestyle to protect yourself from high blood pressure, you probably know that cutting back on salt and sodium can help. Although that’s important, you should also put a priority on more physical activity. According to an American College of Sports Medicine position stand on physical activity and high blood pressure, “Enormous public health benefit could be realized by people with hypertension if they habitually exercised.”