|The Blood Pressure Book: How
to Get It Down and Keep It Down by Stephen P. Fortmann and Prudence Breitrose
The uniqueness of this book lies with numerous quizzes and self-checks in the book. After stating that the one factor that you can do nothing about is heredity, the book continues to quiz and support the reader through numerous lifestyle changes.
There are five "change sections" in the book: Sodium, weight, exercise, stress, and what the authors call fine-tuning your life--attention to chemicals like alcohol, caffeine, and nicotine.
The last chapter compares the progressive you to the person who first started reading this book, with a before and after test to help you see how much you have lowered your "risk score."
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