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Suggestions on how I can lower my blood pressure?

I had preeclamspia during my first pregnancy, and we're obviously extra concerned about it a second time around. What are some things I can try to help keep my blood pressure down this time around?

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BisketLiss

Asked by BisketLiss at 5:10 PM on Sep. 7, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • Meditation/Yoga and watch what you eat.I myself had Pre-E with my 1st but not with DD who was born in June.G/L Hopefully you don't have it the second time.
    liss05

    Answer by liss05 at 5:20 PM on Sep. 7, 2010

  • anything that make u super relaxed and low salt in take too and make sure u are not stressed either

    cnoble927

    Answer by cnoble927 at 5:39 PM on Sep. 7, 2010

  • Cucumbers are known to lower blood pressure.
    QandA

    Answer by QandA at 6:01 PM on Sep. 7, 2010

  • Eliminate salt or anything salty entirely. Cranberries lower blood pressure too. Drink cranberry juice & eat dried cranberries.
    ILovemyPaulie

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 7:01 PM on Sep. 7, 2010

  • Watch your salt intake, try to stay away from stress. Fruits and Veggies are also known to help lower blood pressure.
    hsmominky

    Answer by hsmominky at 9:24 PM on Sep. 7, 2010

  • taking salt out of your diet as much as possble will be a big help. And like the others said avoiding stress is also a good help! Some dr's recommend a baby aspirin once a day but don't do that on your on I'd definitely discuss it with your ob first!
    hfaddis

    Answer by hfaddis at 2:02 PM on Sep. 8, 2010

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