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are eggs a good food for high blood pressure

A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Not good: High salt intake is not good for hypertension , salt restriction is part of treatment , in pickled eggs salt is added so avoid.
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Bad: Pickling uses sodium which will raise your bp. An occasional egg is okay for high cholesterol but egg yolk contains 186 mg of cholesterol with a dail ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Steinmuller
32 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Unlikely: Eating eggs is not likely to have much of an effect on blood pressure in usual quantities.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
No problem: Eating 1 egg a day including the yolk will not risk your blood pressure. And yes, nutrients in the yolk are healthy for your brain. These include om ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Afshine Emrani
27 years experience Cardiology
Low salt: Grape fruit has been touted by some to reduce blood pressure. Magnesium can relax the arteries and reduce blood pressure. But most imporant is dash ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Garner
15 years experience Cardiology
Vitamins A, B, C, D: Assuming, of couse that that stands for ace inhibitors, beta blockers, calcium channel blockers and diuretics. There are no specific vitamins or food ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Avoid salt: Best to avoid salt in your food/meals as a good first attempt at lowering your blood pressure. Learn to read nutrition labels and search for "sodium" ... Read More
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Dr. Anita Prakash
28 years experience Cardiology
Restrict salt intake: The DASH diet recommend low salt (sodium restricted to 2000 mg/day) or approx 2 teaspoons of salt or less /day. Please be mindful of foods with hidden ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alec Moorman
20 years experience Cardiology
Lowering : Lowering your blood pressure without drugs is certainly possible, and often the first step we recommend for patients. The best approach to lowering yo ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Blood pressure: Look up the dash diet, it will give you lots of information.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diana Metzger
29 years experience Cardiology
Simple is better: Fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grain, and less salt. The more processed the food is, the more likelihood is that it will contain salt and other p ... Read More
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