Here are few simple ways to lower hypertension.
Exercise helps the heart use oxygen more efficiently. Go for power walks to improve heart health.
Practice yoga, tai chi or qigong. These practices are known to reduce the production of stress hormones such as rennin which raises blood pressure.
Try this simple breathing exercise for 5 minutes in the morning and again in the night. Inhale deeply, expand your abdomen. Breathe out and imagine all the tension going out of your body.
Potassium rich foods such as potatoes are known to reduce blood pressure.
Your salt intake should not be more than 1500 mg every day.