Which Vitamins Can Help Hypertension?

High blood pressure (hypertension) affects approximately 1 in 4 American adults.  It occurs when the force of blood against the artery wall is too high; which may eventually lead to health problems such as heart disease or stroke.   Often, individuals have high blood pressure for many years without symptoms.  Fortunately, hypertension can be easily detected and treated.  Together, you and your physician can determine the best way to control your hypertension.   Along with diet and exercise, there are a number of vitamins, minerals, and supplements that are beneficial in helping to lower blood pressure.

  • Zinc
  • Copper
  • Magnesium
  • Calcium
  • Folate
  • Omega 3 Fatty Acids
  • Garlic
  • Lipoic Acid
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B2
  • Celery Seed Extract
  • Vitamin E
  • Vitamin D
  • Vitamin B6
  • Coenzyme Q10

Dr. Anne Hermann, a holistic internal medicine physician, maintains offices in Tampa and Saint Petersburg Beach, Florida.  Dr. Hermann is also board certified in nutrition, and offers comprehensive vitamin testing to her patients.  Please contact the office at (813) 902-9559 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

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