How do You Control High Blood Pressure?

High blood pressure can be controlled by both lifestyle modifications as well as medicines. Lifestyle modifications are the initial part of treatment of high blood pressure and these include quitting smoking, limiting alcohol intake, regular exercise, weight reduction if obese, avoiding junk food and eating more fruits and vegetables. If these cannot control high blood pressure then some medicines called antihypertensives are used to lower blood pressure and these are prescribed by physicians.