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how potassium gluconate lowers blood pressure

A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sergio Schabelman
47 years experience Cardiology
No: If your BP is high you should start with exercise /weight loss/low salt diet. If you have hbp get to be checked by your doctor. Do not self treat hb ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Exercise & nutrition: Healthy lifestyle is best way to lower blood pressure w/o taking medication. That includes regular exercise, healthy nutrition (avoid excess salt), ge ... Read More
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Ford v Chevy v Dodge: This is a question best addressed w/your doctor. Both are good blood pressure lowering medications that also keep your heart from beating too fast (be ... Read More
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
They are similar: but the important thing Toprol (metoprolol) is a more specific drug and won't affect your lungs if you have asthma also
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olivier Frankenberger
26 years experience Cardiology
Few days: You will have some effect early on, but will have to wait at least 5-7 days to see the true effect of the medication.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yup and No.: Potassium gluconate is the potassium salt of gluconic acid which is indeed related to glucose. The amount of potassium gluconate ingested is very sm ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fredric Pullen
61 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Poss. anemia or iron: With the symptoms that you have it is highly possible that this may be all due to low blood pressure, but because it occurs after breakfast every day ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Most generally: No significant effect.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
No: No, for example ace inhibitors can both raise potassium and lower blood pressure.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Yes: Hi. Yes, the angiotensin II receptor antagonist/blocker (ARB), losartan, is a very good medicine for treating high blood pressure. It's well tolerated ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Yap
13 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Somewhat unrelated: Though extra salt (or sodium) in your diet can definitely contribute to increasing blood pressure (especially in the long run), the extra potassium wo ... Read More
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