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how can i manage high blood pressure?

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Dr. Sergio Schabelman
Cardiology 48 years experience
Several ways: 1- low salt diet 2- Quit smoking 3- exercise 4- weight loss 5- control stress and anxiety 6- medications Do NOT do it by yourself and seek medical help

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A 46-year-old member asked:

Is it possible for one to fake a high fasting blood sugar level?

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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With fingersticks: If the hands and fingers aren't clean and dry, home blood sugar readings may be inaccurate. Sugar on the fingers could end up falsely elevating blood sugar. A concomitant venous sample in lab could demonstrate a discrepancy. Also, the meter may be inaccurate. Eating before a fasting blood sugar may raise the blood sugar in someone with diabetes because it would not be fasting anymore.
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A 55-year-old female asked:

Can l-arginine lower blood pressure & if so what is recommended dosage?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Possibly beneficial: In some people. Arginine is converted to nitric oxide, which has a relaxing effect on blood vessels & can thus reduce blood pressure somewhat. No standardized dose has been recommended. Be advised that arginine can also trigger or worsen viral infections like herpes. Discuss this supplement with your doc before taking it.
A 30-year-old member asked:

What are some ways to manage high blood pressure?

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Dr. Christopher White
Cardiology 43 years experience
Diet, wgt loss, exer: Diet, wgt loss, exerecise. Sodium restriction is important. There are numerous drug options available as well. Discuss with you doctor.
A member asked:

Please Dr. Tell me how to manage high blood pressure?

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Dr. Nisha Chellam
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Hypertension: The classic way to manage high blood pressure is to take the medications. Ideally we need to address the cause of high blood pressure. It is simply a symptom that all is not well. Usually diet and lifestyle contribute to this. Changing diet to be plant strong, Walking, reducing stress all of these are corner stone of good management to reduce use of medication.
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A 40-year-old male asked:

Does losing wait help with managing high blood pressure?

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Dr. Sudeshan Govender
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Yes : Weight reduction is known to reduce pressure on arterial wall , reduce heart rate - reducing Blood pressure.

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