Not everyone can make changes easily or smoothly. But it’s important to manage high blood pressure even when you feel okay. That’s why your doctor may work with you on making a treatment plan to help you stay on track.
Your treatment plan may include a blood pressure goal from your doctor, and ways to get to your goal such as:
Think of your treatment plan as your guide to help you close in on your goal.
To help you stick with your treatment plan, remind yourself that by controlling your blood pressure, you can help lower your risk for other serious health problems, too. Be sure to rely on support of your doctor, nurse, family, and friends. That may help you stay motivated. Remember: you are doing this for you.
Joining the Right Fit Blood Pressure Program—FREE for people taking BENICAR or BENICAR HCT—can also help you stick with your plan.
Learn how to set goals for staying healthy—and how to follow a plan to reach them.
Read about why it’s important to stay on track.