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Table 2 Topics covered in the health education intervention

From: The “Hypertension Approaches in the Elderly: a Lifestyle study” multicenter, randomized trial (HAEL Study): rationale and methodological protocol

Topics in health education for hypertension
1.Getting to know hypertension
2. Hypertension and risk
3. Signs, symptoms and urgencies
4. General treatment for hypertension
5. Medication and adherence
6. Diet-sodium intake
7. DASH diet
8. Alcohol and tobacco
9. Psychological stress
10. Weight loss and risk reduction
11. Physical activity
12. Wrap-up and celebration
  1. DASH: Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension