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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mike Siroky
Specializes in Urology
Your question: Do not take any medication,herbal or otherwise, without checking with your doctor(s)
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Herbal products: Hi. Herbal products are for the "worried well", healthy people who obsess about their health. For them, herbals are fine as long as they do no harm. Y... Read More

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Cardiology 31 years experience
Coffee and tea: Cut down the alcohol and the salt and soda.
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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Not usual: But could be possible. If you have concerns about the drug regimen you should contact your prescriber.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. W. james Chon
Nephrology and Dialysis 25 years experience
No: Diuretics do not reduce the effectiveness of pain medications. However, prolonged use of NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory meds such as ibuprofe... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Increase H2O or redu: You have to compensate the water loss via sweat due to excess heat by either increase oral replacement of water/fluids, or reduce/stop the diuretic, o... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hilda Ganesen
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Change the meds: As a cyclist you need to train often, there are non diuretic options available to manage hypertension. If you have to use a diuretic there are slow r... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
See below: Diuretics, since they stimulate urination, should always be taken early in the day. If twice a day is necessary, the 2nd dose should be no later than ... Read More
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Glucose: We keep learning that more of our meds cause some elevation of glucose. I am unaware of any members of the thiazides family that don't cause this. The... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 34 years experience
Not recommended: There are safe medications for hypertension but diuretics are not advised.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Intensity : Climbing stairs/hills is a more intense activity than walking. It may be just a matter of conditioning. Try increasing the intensity of your walking e... Read More

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