In-depth

Lifestyle and home remedies

DASH diet

DASH recommended servings

The DASH diet emphasizes whole grains, fruits, vegetables and low-fat dairy products. This table of recommended servings can help you plan meals.

Risk factors

High blood pressure (hypertension)

Symptoms

Low potassium (hypokalemia)

Tests and diagnosis

CT scan

Nov. 02, 2016
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