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Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
BP: Maintain your wt at a normal level,reduce your salt intake and have a regular exercise program. Good Luck
Dr. Todd Campbell
21 years experience General Surgery
BP lowering recs: Maintain normal BMI, low fat, low salt, diet with lots of fruits, vegetables, avoid processed foods, exercise most days of the week for 30-45 min
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Short/long term: In the short term you stop adding salt to foods and eliminate salted items like chips/pickled foods/etc. Salt retains water that drives up BP.Then you ... Read More

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
You're protected: Routine labs for hypertension are important. You won't be tested routinely for alcohol, even if your physician suspects you are drinking when you shou ... Read More
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Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
See below: Only if it's specifically asked for. Not on routine testing.
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Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
31 years experience Cardiology
Find out why...: Generally there are reasons for having high central venous pressure such as congestive heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, lung disease, valvular d ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
57 years experience Cardiology
CAD&CVA: Both can cause heart attack and stroke!
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Mj: You need cannabis specific blood tests which aren't. BP tests.
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Dr. Dennis Clifford
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Why?: Why were you prescribed propranolol? Tremor, nervousness or hypertension? All drugs can cause side effects and since it can affect the brain, this dr ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Headache: New onset headache is of some concern and you should make an appointment soon to see your doctor for evaluation and treatment.
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Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Best BP MED IN YOUNG: You should try to move to the DASH diet eating plan. If you do it like your life depended on it at least 50% will not need meds. If that fails to wor ... Read More

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