Doctor Q&A for Dr. Alan Weder

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Weder
Internal Medicine 48 years experience
Sure, anyone can: Because runners generally are nearer ideal body weight, get sufficient exercise and may pay attention to their diet more than most, they should be hea... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Weder
Internal Medicine 48 years experience
High BP at the doc's: White coat hypertension (wch) is a term for high BP readings that are confined to clinical settings. If BP out of the office is normal on home BP read... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Weder
Internal Medicine 48 years experience
What's a crisis?: Hypertensive crisis is an ill-defined term which is usually taken to mean high BP readings coupled with heart, brain or kidney damage directly related... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Weder
Internal Medicine 48 years experience
Yes: High blood pressure can virtually always be controlled with a combination of medicine and lifestyle. When your doctor and you find that you are unable... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Weder
Internal Medicine 48 years experience
Internist: Internists and family medicine doctors handle most patients with uncomplicated hypertension. If you are having trouble with drug side effects or achi... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Weder
Internal Medicine 48 years experience
Kidney artery: Kidneys are critical regulators of salt balance and bp, and when a partial renal arterial obstruction develops, the level of BP sensed by the kidney d... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Weder
Internal Medicine 48 years experience
ACEI for High BP: There is no reason to avoid acei in 55+ hypertensives. There is a misperception that acei cause kidney dysfunction, but there's no evidence for that i... Read More
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