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what is mild elevation of blood pressure

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
No but: Amoxicillin doesn't raise the BP, but infection does.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Altitude: As the oxygen partial pressure drops the need for increased cardiac output pushes heart rate and blood pressure up.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
23 years experience Cardiology
No: Antihistamines do not cause a significant rise in blood pressure. However combination formulation with decongestants could.
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Anxiety: Yes your anxiety can cause an elevation of your blood pressure
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Mild bp elevation: Low salt diet(dash) along with aerobic exercise and meditation can help lower bp. Meditation also helps with this. These things need to be continued a ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
36 years experience Cardiology
Yes: If a blood pressure medication was prescribed, it was for a specific purpose at a dose commensurate with the target blood pressure versus the pre-medi ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Nope: Avoid salt and lose weight.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
31 years experience Cardiology
Stress: You need to let go of your stress -- perhaps your BP will go down.
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Moranville
36 years experience Psychiatry
Maybe: There are better alternatives. Talk to your doctor. St John's wort is a very weak mono amine oxidase inhibitor which is the least used type of antidep ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Most doctors will deliver mild preeclampsia at 37 weeks. http://www.uptodate.com/contents/preeclampsia-beyond-the-basics?source=outline_link&view ... Read More

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