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What causes blood pressure to rise and fall

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
Normal physiology: When you get up, your heart beats faster and stronger, and the stroke volume (amount of blood pumped per beat) rises. Also, your involuntary (autonomi... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
Internal Medicine - rheumatology 22 years experience
Yes it can: While on prednisone, it sometimes helps to restrict your sodium consumption which can sometimes help prevent the increase in blood pressure/.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
See List Below: Herbs That May Increase Blood Pressure: Aniseed St. Johns Wort Capsicum Parsley Blue Cohosh Vervain Chaste Berry Bayberry Licorice Ginger ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Many: Salty foods can elevate blood pressure as can some diet medications and things like mucinex (guaifenesin).
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Foster
Cardiac Electrophysiology 21 years experience
Not directly: There are always exceptions to any case, but a "paradoxical" rise in blood pressure is difficult to explain with Losartan as the culprit. With that s... Read More
A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
NO: Not a side effect .
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dipesh Pokharel
Cardiology 18 years experience
No: Lipitor (atorvastatin) is to improve your cholesterol and has nothing to do with blood pressure.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Losartan: In my experience losartan has to be taken twice a day(every 12 hours) to be effective. If 50 mgs twice a day isn't effective, adding a diuretic,rather... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology 15 years experience
Therapy?: Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as panic attacks, which are ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Gets absorbed: Through your nasal mucosa to the blood stream and cause the side effects in some susceptible persons or already hypertensive patients, so be careful
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