Managing High Blood Pressure With Lifestyle Changes

Kendra Scott often felt tired and had headaches. After getting a high blood pressure reading at a health fair, she made an appointment with her doctor — and she was diagnosed with high blood pressure. Kendra committed to eating healthy and getting more physical activity, and she eventually lost nearly 60 pounds. Watch this video to see how Kendra has learned to manage her blood pressure and live a healthy, active life — and how support from her family has helped.

This video is by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

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  1. NHLBI on May 29, 2021 at 3:47 am

    Thank you for your comment. As a federal research institute, the NHLBI cannot counsel individuals on specific medical problems. Advice on treatment or care should be obtained through consultation with your physician or other health professional who has examined you and is familiar with your medical history.

  2. Nurse Alice on May 29, 2021 at 4:28 am

    A great video on how to be #HeartHealthy! Isn’t it time you made a change?

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