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does heat cause high blood pressure

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Hypertension: An answer specific to an individual is imprudent here. Talk to your doctor about your specific situation.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Diuretics and heat: Exposure to extreme heat can be very dangerous. A person exposed to extreme heat who is taking a diuretic should absolutely hold (meaning temporarily ... Read More
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Not really: Take your BP more often and manage! You may dilate up and have a lower BP at rest.
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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NO: Check your BP frequently and if concerned ask your MD
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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
As : As part of a body wrap treatment, your body will be warmed up. The heat/thermal effect relaxes the blood vessels and causes them to temporarily dilat ... Read More
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Dr. Emil Shakov
17 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Body wrap won't help: Be careful with these unregulated "procedures." if you raise your temperature too high it can have deleterious effects, like dehydration. If the wrap ... Read More
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
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zach Patrick
13 years experience Emergency Medicine
Maybe: If you are using NyQuil D that has psuedophedrine in it then it can cause transient elevation of BP while you are using it. Otherwise regular NyQuil s ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
It increases: Pressure acutely a little. Moderate drinking, 1 - 2 drink a day shoukd be fine.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Fischer
11 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
High measurements: In a state of anxiety the pressure measurements can be elevated though this does not necessarily mean someone has high blood pressure.
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