Do you know that in 1 in 5 patients, hypertension is related to physical inactivity?
Brief, individualized health care professional interventions increase the probability of lifestyle change.
Blood pressure and other cardiovascular risk factors can be improved by
- following a healthy diet
- engaging in regular physical activity
- moderating alcohol consumption
- reducing dietary sodium
- avoiding tobacco exposure
- managing high stress levels.
Dr. Gerard Akkerhuis, Senior Vice President Daiichi Sankyo Europe, comments “This educational programme is an important step to help improve patients’ quality of life. It is just one way we can raise awareness of the management of hypertension and encourage sufferers to keep active for longer”.