Who Can Help Me Make Lifestyle Changes for My High Blood Pressure?
If you are having difficulty making or staying with diet or
lifestyle changes for your
high blood pressure, professionals can help.
- A registered dietitian has specialized training
in nutrition and can help make your diet healthier while still allowing you to
eat foods that you enjoy.
- An exercise physiologist can help design
an exercise program that is fun and easy to stay on.
- A trained
mental health professional (psychiatrist, psychologist, or social worker) can
help you overcome hurdles in staying with a lifestyle change.
doctor or mental health professional can also provide guidance in reducing
stress or quitting smoking.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Robert A. Kloner, MD, PhD - Cardiology|
|Last Revised||April 4, 2011|