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I have been on High Blood Pressure Meds for last 4-5 years. Recently, in last 6 weeks I have lost more than 10 lbs by being on vegan diet and regular exercise. How long will it take for my blood pressure to lower down so that I can discontinue my meds?

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replied February 1st, 2011
High Blood Pressure and Hypertension Answer A19230
Welcome to the ehealthforum. I am glad to help you out.

The possibility of stopping the medicines altogether is usually less. However, with a regular exercise, low salt and vegetarian diet, the possibility of a significant decrease in the dose and number of medications is always there.

Hence, you need to continue the good work you're doing. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.

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