16 Non-Drug Ways To Lower Blood Pressure (Continued)
15. Be social. Researchers at the University of Chicago found that people with fewer social connections were more likely to have high blood pressure. In fact, blood pressure readings of "lonely" people were 30 points higher on average than non-lonely ones.
16. Enjoy chocolate, as long as it's dark. Indulge in a little dark chocolate every day. Several studies show it's good for heart health and reduces blood pressure. (Not to mention what it does for your mood!)
Reviewed by Susan Weiner, R.D., M.S., C.D.E., C.D.N. 10/08
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