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High blood pressure

Anyone dealing with high blood pressure? They say to relax to lower it but how can you not worry about it? Any tips?
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Yea I was but thankfully its under control now. Stress can elevate it. Therefore, try to minimize stress, sodium and fatty food. Also, chamomile tea helped me and soaking my feet in Epson salt. I would soak them for 25 minutes then elevate them. Try to stay as relaxed and stress free as possible. Gluck and hope you get better.
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Yes I have preeclampsia, been hospitalized twice so far, and it's getting bad again... I am on meds 3x a day. I am 28 weeks 1day.
Don't really have much advice, but take it easy, rest as much as you can. And yes stress makes you worse, but not stressing is easier said than done. Also eat dark chocolate when it goes up, the magnesium in it helps to lower it.
Have you been to your Dr regarding it? How far along are you?
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