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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Haynes
36 years experience Endocrinology
Treat don't beat!: Sustained high blood pressure is dangerous for the patient. It can cause heart attacks, strokes, and erection problems. If BP is above 140 systolic or ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience Cardiology
Physical or health: My dear -- elevated BP or hypertension is more than numbers -- and if your physical exam requires you to seek medical evaluation for elevated BP -- th ... Read More
Dr. Howard Rubin
46 years experience Cardiology
Hypertension: No quick fixes but stop alcohol, smoking, caffeine, salt intake, and weight loss.
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience Cardiology
Evaluation: Sounds like he may need medications . See your family doctor first.
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Dr. James Chapman
40 years experience Cardiology
Low salt: Reduce sodium Intake. Work to achieve ideal weight, Caffeine only in moderation. Regular aerobic exercise. Take medication as prescribed by you phy ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Neish
37 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Healthy lifestyle: Assuming that you don't want to take medications, or don't need medications, the best advice is to 1) exercise regularly (daily), 2) lose weight if ov ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
31 years experience Cardiology
No easy way: aerobic exercise 30-45 minutes a day and reducing salt intake are the easiest lifestyle changes one may make to deal with hypertension. Relaxation tec ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
57 years experience Cardiology
See my response : I have answered this question twice previously. Please refer to them!
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Hypertension: You can try low salt diet and exercise, along with meditation and yoga but if you have more than a borderline hypertension, you're better off doing th ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ruth
21 years experience Internal Medicine
B/p: Decrease smoking, alcohol intake and stress level. Also salt intake. Follow u/p with your pmd. Normal b/p is 120/80.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Jakavick
36 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Absolutely: First you need to be assessed by your physician to determine why your pressure might be high and then determine the coue\rse of tx that best suits you ... Read More
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