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Why take blood pressure medication for a low cardiac output

A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Machine Error: Your blood pressure is never 68/60. That is a machine error. The other pressures you mention are completely normal for a young and healthy male.

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 58 years experience
No: If your BP is normal or low u can stop hydrochlothizide!
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
It depends: It may actually be for your kidneys, but not highly likely. More likely, it is to lower the "peaks" of your blood pressure, so they do not get as high... Read More
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
How high?: If your average BP is >135/85 (either number), your risk of stroke, heart attack, congestive heart failure, and kidney disease will be lowered by lowe... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
BP : BP treatment usually is for life. Don't stop without talking with your doctor.
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Heldman
Cardiology 33 years experience
Need more info: It sounds like you are in the process of being evaluated for a potentially complex problem. Would need more information to make any useful suggestions... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Muhammed Ridhwan Khan
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Blood pressure: Your blood pressure pills need to be taken as prescribed. Your hormonal levels vary throughout the day and your blood pressure tends to be lower when ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
Cardiology 31 years experience
Depends: It depends on what vitamins you are referring to, specifically. In general, a multivitamin is fine. However, if you have a significant underlying diso... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Talk to your Dr.: Blood pressure shows a 24-hour rhythm, higher during the day and lower during nighttime sleep. You should take at least one blood pressure-lowering me... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Blood pressure: Different medications take different amounts of time to work. Diuretics can start quickly but reach stable effect in weeks, ace inhibitors also take t... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
No difference: Most of today's blood pressure medications are taken once daily and work equally well whether they're taken 15to30 minutes before or after meals. Yo... Read More

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