Reversing Hypertension “If you don’t fix it, I’ll have to.”
There is no magic formula when it comes to reversing hypertension.
You should start, of course, by consulting your physician. Next, work to add healthy behaviors to your life that are tried and proven. Quit smoking, and reduce alcohol intake.
According to her physician, Whitney’s hypertension status was urgent, and as a result she was committed to doing the work.
Due to the volume of real conversations and consistent hard work we’ve done together, Whitney and I became good friends. This happens often especially in 1-on-1 coaching, which was required to help Whitney make the behavioral changes to keep her off hypertension medications, and eventually helped her lose weight, get stronger, and KEEP the pounds off.
Whitney convinced her doctor to give her the chance to make lifestyle change, because it was important to her to not become reliant on medications if she could avoid doing so.
Here is her story, including how she has gone on to drop over 30 pounds, build strength, and feel great.
Whitney made reversing hypertension her top priority. The chart below shows her progression toward a healthy blood pressure over time. These readings were recorded during her recurring physicians visits. Notice her progress didn’t come in a straight line. Consistent work and patience are required.