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can breastfeeding cause high blood pressure

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Not unless you are having trouble getting the baby to feed.(smile)

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ibrahim Moussa
17 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: Talk to your doctor, other options, depending on why your doctor picked that specific medication, include verapamil, methyldopa, nifidipine, and meto ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Neigatha Graney
36 years experience in Pediatrics
Eat Healthy/Exercise: There are no magic bullets for weight loss. Eating a healthy diet & exercise is key. Breastfeeding moms require 200-500 extra calories a day & ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Marged
43 years experience in Family Medicine
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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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Yes it can: Common side effects are: dizziness, constipation, or dry mouth. However, it is a possibility that Phenergan (promethazine) can cause a of blood pressu ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
High likelyhood: Many patients present to the er with nosebleeds only to find out they have had undiagnosed high blood pressure.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Smoking: Smoking an cause BP to rise. Chronic smoking may be a contributor to chronic hi bp.
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A male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience in Internal Medicine
It increases: Pressure acutely a little. Moderate drinking, 1 - 2 drink a day shoukd be fine.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Caffeine : Can cause BP to go up.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in Family Medicine
No: antidepressants do not cause high blood pressure.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience in Preventive Medicine
It can: Prednisone is an oral corticosteroid and is associated with increased intraocular pressure (glaucoma) and generalized rise in blood pressure as well. ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience in Family Medicine
Both: Both can cause both, buts its good medicne to exclude organic causes first before you blame your hypertension on anxiety.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
57 years experience in General Surgery
I am not : A specialist in the filed but i very much doubt this. There are quite a few disease that can cause neuropathy such as diabetes, scleroderma, porphyria ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Eilerman
19 years experience in Endocrinology
Amiodarone: Amiodarone is a calcium chanel blocker which is used primarily as an anti arrhythmic but also has blood pressure effects. It can cause hypothyroidism ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
32 years experience in Family Medicine
No.: It causes low blood pressure as per Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification training.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience in Preventive Medicine
NOT cause and effect: Both due to same underlying cause.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. W. james Chon
24 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
13 years experience in Cardiology
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
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
what kind?: Probably not...Unless they're salted!
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
It is possible : If you a lot of pain that could to slight elevation of the systolic blood pressure.
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A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience in Endocrinology
Metabolic syndrome: Hi. Much as I hate the name "metabolic syndrome", it has stuck. It includes obesity, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, a particular type of lipid ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Kagan
30 years experience in Vascular Surgery
No: No.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience in Cardiology
Yes.: Yes they can and it can be dangerous.
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