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How can biofeedback treat high blood pressure?

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You can get biofeedback treatment for a range of issues, from pain to high blood pressure. It usually involves getting sensors connected to your body. These sensors give you information to help you make small changes, like relaxing your muscles, to help improve certain health conditions.

Mayo Clinic: "High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)," "Coenzyme Q10," "Biofeedback."

U.S. National Library of Medicine: "Complementary and alternative medicine approaches to blood pressure reduction," "Role of natural herbs in the treatment of hypertension," "Blood pressure lowering, fibrinolysis enhancing and antioxidant activities of cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum)," "High-dose folic acid supplementation effects on endothelial function and blood pressure in hypertensive patients: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled clinical trials."

National Center for Complementary and Integrated Health: "Transcendental Meditation Helps Young Adults Cope With Stress," "Yoga: In-Depth."

American Heart Association, AHA Scientific Statement: "Beyond Medications and Diet: Alternative Approaches to Lowering Blood Pressure."

Medscape: "Tai Chi Resembles Drugs, Aerobics in Blood Pressure Lowering."

American Heart Association: "Fish and Omega-3 Fatty Acids," "Eating Flax Seed May Lower Blood Pressure."

Harvard Health Publications: "Folic acid, a B vitamin, lowers stroke risk in people with high blood pressure."

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on May 5, 2017

Mayo Clinic: "High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)," "Coenzyme Q10," "Biofeedback."

U.S. National Library of Medicine: "Complementary and alternative medicine approaches to blood pressure reduction," "Role of natural herbs in the treatment of hypertension," "Blood pressure lowering, fibrinolysis enhancing and antioxidant activities of cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum)," "High-dose folic acid supplementation effects on endothelial function and blood pressure in hypertensive patients: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled clinical trials."

National Center for Complementary and Integrated Health: "Transcendental Meditation Helps Young Adults Cope With Stress," "Yoga: In-Depth."

American Heart Association, AHA Scientific Statement: "Beyond Medications and Diet: Alternative Approaches to Lowering Blood Pressure."

Medscape: "Tai Chi Resembles Drugs, Aerobics in Blood Pressure Lowering."

American Heart Association: "Fish and Omega-3 Fatty Acids," "Eating Flax Seed May Lower Blood Pressure."

Harvard Health Publications: "Folic acid, a B vitamin, lowers stroke risk in people with high blood pressure."

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on May 5, 2017

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