oa South African Family Practice - Lifestyle changes for hypertension : SA Hypertension Society Supplement
|Article Title||Lifestyle changes for hypertension : SA Hypertension Society Supplement|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||South African Family Practice|
|Affiliations||1 Heart and Stroke Foundation South Africa|
|Publication Date||Apr 2012|
|Pages||12 - 16|
|Keyword(s)||Alcohol, Hypertension, Lifestyle changes, Physical inactivity, Tobacco use and Unhealthy diet|
There is sufficient evidence to support the critical need for health promotion and lifestyle modification interventions in dealing with the rising tide of hypertension and CVD. At the same time, clinicians do not have the resources to single-handedly stem this tide. Therefore, partnerships with lifestyle interventionists are crucial to make a significant impact.
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