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Does aspartame cause high blood pressure

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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A 33-year-old member asked:
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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Dr. James Chapman
Cardiology 42 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
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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 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 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: High blood pressure occurs in 8% of patients on femara (letrozole).
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Celexa (citalopram): Rare, at higher daily doses above 40mg. More commonly there is lowering of blood pressure.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Krenn
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Not reported: Black cohosh has not been reported to cause high blood pressure. One listed potential complication may be low blood pressure.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Not usually: I think that high blood pressure would be a very rare side effect of Prilosec as many patients with known hypertension take it without aggravating the... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
Cardiology 22 years experience
Yes.: Yes they can and it can be dangerous.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 23 years experience
Unaware of any: Such association.
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