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how can i keep my blood pressure down

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
See below: Avoid salt, exercise daily, attain and maintain ideal body weight, don't smoke or use alcohol in XS.
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Dr. John Holder
57 years experience Cardiology
Optimally : Optimally you should see a health care practitioner. Consider a family practitioner or nurse practitioner as these are much less expensive and most ar ... Read More
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Dr. Delia Weiss
28 years experience Internal Medicine
For : For elevated blood pressure, it is prudent to avoid caffeine, alcohol, tobacco, salt, stress, energy drinks, decongestant medicines, as these commonly ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Diet, exercise, : salt restriction and weight loss. I sdvise cross trining and portion control. Avoid all salt coated products.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Acetazoleamide: It is a weak diuretic and can lower blood pressure a bit. If you have very mild hypertension it might help.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
BMI: Achieve and maintain a body mass index of 18-25. Avoid excess salt in your diet. Exercise at least 30 minutes, at least 5 days a week. Avoid immoderat ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Blood pressure: Your prescriber should know that your blood pressure is no longer controlled. Take your BP log with you. Sometimes just weight gain may cause it, but ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
It does!: Eating a fermented soybean product called 'natto, ' has been researched and shown to mildly lower blood pressure. However, it's principle benefit is ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Soroosh Armandi
16 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Probably: If you already have problems with blood pressure then yes! we recommend a 2 gram sodium diet for patients with BP problems. The average american cons ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Shewbridge
33 years experience Endocrinology
No.: Medications which lower blood pressure do not affect thyroid function to any known degree.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Blood pressure: You need to discuss this with your doctor, we can almost always control high blood pressure.

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