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does atherosclerosis cause high blood pressure

A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Injury to artery: When the heart beats, it moves blood through the arteries in your body. High blood pressures causes arteries throughout the body to swell and stretch ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Build up of fatty ma: It causes build up of fatty material along the walls of the artery, which leads to high cholesterol and high bp, according to a study in 2011 publishe ... Read More
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Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Body response: It's not the particles themselves that cause the problems. Sugar leads to increase in blood sugar and the body's response to this is secretion of cert ... 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
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
14 years experience 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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
23 years experience Cardiology
Gnc vita pack: Not known. No adequate data on its effect on bp.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
11 years experience Internal Medicine
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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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience 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
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Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
what kind?: Probably not...Unless they're salted!

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