High blood pressure is the primary reason commercial drivers have trouble that their DOT Physical. They are nervous. They come in not sure what kind of mood the doctor or nurse are in. And because the DOT Medical Exam affects a driver’s commercial driver’s license (CDL) there are ramifications for the physical. Drivers need to prepare to have low blood pressure so they will pass their exam and not have to have their physical time and time again. More and more drivers are using beets and beet related supplements. But is this the best solution? Read on to learn the truth.
Beyond improving your blood pressure, beets show promise in how you think too. This is important for many reasons.
One of the biggest reasons drivers have hypertension is because of stress. Their profession involves dealing with other motorists, demanding dispatchers and clients. Driver need quick thinking and beets can actually improve a driver’s ability to think.
While we are not a big fan of supplements, often they are worth a try. But they need to be proven through research and beets for high blood pressure are well researched and proven.
When you choose to include beets into your wellness program there are a couple things you must do.
- Speak with your physician before starting a program especially if you are on prescription medications
- Plan for consistency
- Figure out how you are going to ‘test’ beets
You should always purchase a two to three month supply and figure out how you are going to regularly see if the money is worth it. Find an easy and accurate way of testing your blood pressure in a consistent location at a consistent time of day.
Finding a brand at the right price can take a little work. Here, we’ll offer you three choices and you can find the product that suits your budget.
- Here is our #1 choice for people where money isn’t an option. SuperBeets aren’t the most affordable, but you get you pay for. CLICK HERE for more information on SuperBeets.
- For a middle of the road option CLICK HERE
- Horbaach is an affordable brand that make good products
Best Free Options
Some people want the most affordable ways to lower blood pressure. There is nothing better than…walking. Yes. Simply walking is the best way to lower blood pressure naturally.
The next best free option is to avoid processed and packaged foods. These are always high in salt. Packaged and fast food is usually the worst thing you can do.
Need More Help?
If you try these or have tried these and you are not making progress, please reach out. There are additional ways to lower blood pressure beyond supplementing with beets or walking.
For instance, we offer a 12 month nutrition program specifically for commercial drivers. This is a remote program that helps drivers make one better choice at a time and often they lose weight. Our last commercial driver lost 40 pounds in 12 months. Call 970-712-8193 to schedule a free 10 minute consultation. And you get 50% when you sign up within two weeks of your last DOT Physical.
To schedule the most affordable DOT or CDL Physical Medical Exam in Grand Junction, CLICK HERE