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Heart (music group)

A drop in pressure

A drop in pressure

Getting high blood pressure is the easy part — 76 million Americans already have it. But lowering it back down again doesn't have to be tricky either. Talk to your doctor and see if trying some of these ideas throughout the day can get you back on track. When you wake: Drink two cups of Greek coffee The science: A 2010 study by Greek researchers finds that drinking two to three cups of java daily reduces your risk of heart disease by 21 percent and lowers your blood pressure by up to 10 percent. The coffee works by releasing flavonoids and cafestol, which increases your heart's ability to stretch to accommodate more blood flow, said Christina Chrysohoou, study author and...