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Why am i cold when blood pressure is elevated

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
24 years experience Family Medicine
Lifestyle changes: Have you made any lifestyle changes yet? Things like weight loss and exercise can bring it down to normal. How are you checking your blood pressure? S ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Blood pressure: I am aware of no evidence that cold showers consistently lower blood pressure.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Strader
22 years experience Cardiology
Maybe: A cold itself usually doesn't, but cold medicine often times will. A great deal of over-the-counter cold medicine has a decongestant called pseudofed ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Generally: Not especially if BP is normal.
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Normal : The blood pressure falls within the normal range. Feeling cold can depend on multiple other factors such as an imbalance of thyroid hormones, vascular ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diana Metzger
30 years experience Cardiology
Many: The ones that immediately enter my mind are: family history dietary salt intake atherosclerosis of blood vessels high steroid levels (pills or a ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Could be: For a very specific type of hypertension spironolactone would be more or less the "drug of choice". Generally it is not the mainstay of hypertensive ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cesar Sturla
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: It depends on the amount that is injected per week. At physiologic levels, total testosterone.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Probably not: The street advice is to avoid cold medicines if you have hbp but in my experience, there's really little or no increase. Antihistamines don't tend to ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Buckler
19 years experience Cardiology
Fitness: Depends on your physical fitness. A healthy heart will recover from exercise faster than an unhealthy one. A good rule of thumb is that your heart rat ... Read More

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