An individualized multidimensional approach based on drugs, dietary management, exercises, yoga, Pranayama, meditation and other relaxation techniques is more effective in the management of hypertension than conventional approach focused solely around drug therapy.
- Stress Management
o Stress relaxation techniques
o Yoga and meditation
- Dietary management
- Salt restricted low calorie diet.
- Restricted intake of cholesterol and saturated fats is recommended to reduce the risk of arterial clogging.
- Avoidance of alcohol intake.
- Regular aerobic exercises like brisk walking, swimming and cycling are advisable