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Can blood thinners cause high blood pressure

A 82-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
High blood pressure kills and maims especially in the elderly. Tumeric has not been shown to protect against stroke, MI, kidney failure but BP meds ha... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Turmeric is a spice and use it for taste and flavor. Do not expect any medicinal effects from this food item. Wish you good health!
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
Cardiology 32 years experience
Ok: Not sure there is proven benefit to taking coenzyme q.
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Dr. Marianna Post
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Yes: Exforge (amlodipine and valsartan) is not a blood thinner, those supplements are usually pretty safe to take, but if you are on Coumadin or Plavix le... Read More
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Dr. Mark Rasak
Cardiology 34 years experience
Sure: Theres no reason you cant. Not sure of the indication/benefit . Remember even "natural remedies " have side efects, but no issue with taking them most... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Marged
A Verified Doctoranswered
45 years experience
Not "cause": In reality we do not KNOW the true cause of high blood pressure. We do know many things that will drive it up in a predisposed individual. Considering... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Increase BP: "Nicotine, found in traditional and electronic cigarettes, has proven to constrict blood vessels, temporarily raise blood pressure and heart rate, and... Read More
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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
All cigs increase BP for say 20 min so if you smoke a pack a day (20 cigs) you will have HBP TILL you go to sleep. Not much data on vaping. Don’t bet... Read More
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Dr. Christian Assad
Cardiology 15 years experience
Different causes: Many factors contribute to this: Diet. Sodium causes water retention therefore increased BP Age and calcification of vessels, less compliant Stimulan... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. W. james Chon
Nephrology and Dialysis 26 years experience
Not directly: Carbonated beverages have been blamed for many health issues. However, there is no known direct cause and effect relationship between them and high b... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 24 years experience
Gnc vita pack: Not known. No adequate data on its effect on bp.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
Nephrology and Dialysis 37 years experience
Many problems: Obesity is a common cause, as is renal artery disease. Hormonal excess and glomerular disease can also be causes of high blood pressure. Kidney diseas... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
Generally no: Certainly no, if your dose is correct.
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Yes: Absolutely! there are multiple medicines that can raise blood pressure. Generally any medicine that has stimulant properties can cause your BP to go... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Lawrence
23 years experience
It should not: There are reports of Depakote causing high blood pressure in under 5% of people who take it. There are some smaller reports in about 2% of it causing ... Read More
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