Lifestyle and home remedies

By Mayo Clinic Staff

There are ways to improve your condition, even though you can't cure it. Your doctor may recommend the following lifestyle changes:

  • Quit smoking.
  • Lose excess weight.
  • Limit salt in your diet.
  • Control diabetes.
  • Monitor your blood pressure.
  • Get modest exercise, after discussing with your doctor the most appropriate program of physical activity.
  • Avoid or eliminate alcohol and caffeine.
  • Try to sleep eight hours nightly.
Apr. 03, 2014

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