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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Hypertension: Some blood pressure medicines, especially calcium blockers have constipation as a side effect. Talk to your doctor about your problem.

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A 38-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 25-year-old male asked:
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
A 53-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. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Many possibilities: Salt in your diet. Normal fluctuation. Were you totally at rest when it was measured? Was your arm at heart-height? Is your cuff accurate? Are there f ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Only briefly, maybe: Sorry, but not likely to have much effect on your bp, particularly since it cannot be too-crazy-high ("medically speaking") and be allowed to donate t ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
26 years experience Family Medicine
No: Augmenting or Clavuanic acid - Amoxicillin - is broad spectrum antibiotics .More common side effect is upset stomach, diarrhea . It is sealed to " kil ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Berger
32 years experience Cardiology
Possibly: Everyone responds differently to BP meds and there have been reports of patients having an increase of blood pressure, for example related to renin le ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Krenn
19 years experience Family Medicine
Several things: Blood pressure can be decreased by losing weight, exercising, eating a low salt diet, moderate alcohol consumption, and taking medication. Lifestyle c ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Afshine Emrani
27 years experience Cardiology
Yes: But only for a short time (for hours) and should drink water or have some salty food afterward.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Blood pressure: Constipation does not cause high blood pressure;.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
U mean the medicine?: I assume you are talking about the medication to treat hypertension causing erection problem" yes, some can affect your erection. If you are taking me ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
Need more info: Ideal blood pressure is less than 120/80. Stage 1 hypertension starts at 140/90.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
What about it: Not sure what this question is about.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes? =140+/90+: If systolic (top #) is repeatedly 140 or higher and/or diastolic (bottom #) 90 or higher, then have hypertension (HTN) or high blood pressure. Need to ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Afshine Emrani
27 years experience Cardiology
Over: 130 on top and 85 on the bottom.
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
High blood pressure: You need to be evaluated by a primary care physician to come up with a treatment plan to control your blood pressure.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
No: No.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No: Not a known a risk factor.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
No not: Related.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Real Martin
47 years experience Family Medicine
No: I donot think so.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Blood sugar: Chronic elevated blood sugar generally means diabetes. Diabetes causes kidney disease and resulting high bp.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience Cardiology
Depends: On multiple issues. If you are symptomatic....Fatigued, lightheaded etc. If yes then it is too low. Also depends if you are taking medications to lowe ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Strader
21 years experience Cardiology
Various: The biggest risk with low blood pressure is that you'll get dizzy, lightheaded, or pass out. The biggest risk with high blood pressure is that if ... Read More
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