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Can blood thinners cause high blood pressure

A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
Cardiology 31 years experience
Ok: Not sure there is proven benefit to taking coenzyme q.
Dr. Marianna Post
Family Medicine 17 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
Dr. Mark Rasak
Cardiology 33 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
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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
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 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
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 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
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
Cardiology 14 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
Dr. James Chapman
Cardiology 41 years experience
Genetics: 95% of all hypertension is genetically determined, with no reversibile cause. Less commonly, an adrenal tumor, call pheochromocytoma can cause high b... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. W. james Chon
Nephrology and Dialysis 25 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
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Maybe, but...: Nobody knows how many different types of pills are in the world. Maybe 100,000 medications or supplements? A pill could raise one's blood pressure, or... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Haynes
Endocrinology 37 years experience
Yes: Anger and stress can increase BP temporarily, and chronic anxiety can do this long-term. Be worth seeing a licensed psychologist for advice on anger a... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
Cardiology 23 years experience
Gnc vita pack: Not known. No adequate data on its effect on bp.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
Cardiology 23 years experience
High Blood pressure: Smoking, being overweight or obese lack of physical activity too much salt in the diet too much alcohol consumption (more than 1 to 2 drinks per day)... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
Nephrology and Dialysis 36 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
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Generally no: Certainly no, if your dose is correct.

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