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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
15 years experience Cardiology
Relax: There are things called vagal maneuvers that can very temporarily decrease filling to the heart and force of heart squeeze. They can be profound enoug ... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
See below: If this applies to you: don't smoke, don't use alcohol, lose weight, eat no salt - do this for 6 weeks before your test.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
If your question is: whether you should be treated for a diastolic blood pressure over 80, the answer is yes. You would like to keep your medical tests normal 5 and 10 yea ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
BP: At 19 you should see your Doctor and be checked to be sure whether you really have high BP and if you do what the cause might be and treatment.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodolfo Farhy
35 years experience Cardiology
Hydration: The first thing is to drink plenty more fluids. It might be related to medications. Could potentially be related to low thyroid If you do not have hi ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Blood draw: The sting of blood withdrawal of a small amount may cause pressure to briefly go up. To lower BP would require a vasodepressor response to the blood d ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
31 years experience Cardiology
+\-: Depends...on your confidence level with your primary care physician. Sounds like you've developed essential hypertension, and it's management will dep ... Read More
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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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