Lifestyle and home remedies

By Mayo Clinic Staff

You may need to make lifestyle changes that improve the overall health of your heart, especially to prevent or treat conditions such as high blood pressure. Your doctor may suggest that you:

  • Eat heart-healthy foods
  • Use less salt, which can help lower blood pressure
  • Increase your physical activity
  • Quit smoking
  • Avoid drinking more than one drink of alcohol for women or more than two drinks for men a day
Feb. 08, 2013