High blood pressure is more common than you think. It is responsible for 7.6 million deaths around the world each year, and the older you get, the greater the risk. It is a leading cause of stroke and heart disease so if you've been diagnosed with high blood pressure, you need to take it seriously. The good news is that there are ways to reduce it, through a combination of diet and lifestyle changes, medical treatment and follow-up and this book explains how. In this comprehensive guide, the internationally renowned Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute tells you everything you need to know about high blood pressure - including what causes it, complications, medication, and strategies for reducing it. In addition, there are more than 80 easy, delicious recipes to get you on the road to reducing your blood pressure. The Baker IDI Blood Pressure Diet and Lifestyle Plan will help you manage your blood pressure and take control of your health.