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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Steinmuller
33 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: People with high blood pressure should eat a healthy diet. Specific dietary recommendations include modest (less than 4 gms sodium/day) low salt diet ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Regina Druz
41 years experience Cardiology
Reds and greens!: Nitrates in beets are beneficial to relaxation of blood vessels. Combine beets with a little bit of ginger and honey for a delicious drink, ! used he ... Read More
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Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Low salt: The food may be less relevant, than salt load from shaker, or from canned foods.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rothman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Stimulant: Red bull is a stimulant and therefore increases sympathetic nervous system tone. This can cause tachycardia (fast heart rate) and high blood pressure. ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Most high blood pressure will not show up on the eye surface but may affect vessels in the back of the eye. A red eye is due to some other surface ca ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Generally No: Hypertension mainly affects the blood vessels in the back of the eye in the retina. Occasionally with extreme and rapid increases in blood pressure, ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jamie Pollock
17 years experience Family Medicine
Yes and no: "flushing" can be associated with blood pressure elevation, as can headaches, vision changes, fatigue to name a few others. However, emotion ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
26 years experience Dermatology
No: No, red ears are not a sign of high blood pressure.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Fucigna
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Not really: Red spots could mean any clumping of blood vessels or activity of vessels dilating.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
31 years experience Cardiology
Hypertension: Salt restriction can be very effective in treating hypertension in certain people. A low sodium diet 2, 000 mg a day is recommended however is extreme ... Read More

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