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what is the daily sodium intake for someone with high blood pressure

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Dr. Xin-Nong Li
39 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Food or natural herb may have some effect to low blood pressure, but it is slowly and gradually.

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Blood pressure: Keeping blood pressure controlled is a life long effort. Herbs and natural remedies aren't reliable enough to place your life on. Go see your doctor a ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
Too much: That varies from person to person and depends on your current sodium status. Exercise can lead to sweating and loss of sodium. Medications for BP cont ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Cholesterol?: By chillestrol, i assume you mean cholesterol? It is important but not related to your bp. Sodium should be mildly restricted but, more importantly, ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
24 years experience Integrative Medicine
Depends: Not everyone is salt sensitive. Also, potassium which is found in fruit and vegetables helps balance the sodium. Eating lots of fruit and vegetables c ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Hypertension: No.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Isolated finding: Maybe measured with too small a cuff. All the other data you mentioned looked OK. Stop obsessing over single numbers! One has to look at findings in a ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Salt: Everything has some sodium chloride in it, and hypertensives cannot avoid it altogether. There's little in vinegar in the first place.
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Dr. James Lin
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Yes, you may ...: Theoretically, olmetec would not significantly affect blood pressure like some men taking nitrate or/& alpha-blocker, which may widely manifest am ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably OK: To take a low dose pill, u need to ask the doc who has u on the diruretic, if u are going to take a pill i rec loloestrin, only 10 mcg estrogen the lo ... Read More

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