A 56-year-old male asked:
Disclaimer

what foods hypertensive patients should avoid.?

2 doctor answers
Dr. Amar Dalsania
15 years experience Hospital-based practice
Minimize salt: Generally it is a good idea to minimize salt intake as this will contribute to your blood pressure. Anything with high salt, processed foods, etc should be avoided when possible.
Answered on May 6, 2015
3
3 thanks
Dr. Shari Schabowski
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Healthy Diet: A healthy diet without excessive salt or fatty foods is best. Concentrate on vegetables and fruits. Avoid fast foods. Exercise regulalry. Monitor BP daily and take medication as prescribed.
Answered on Sep 29, 2016
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chan Hwang
26 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
DASH: Dietary approaches to stop hypertension (DASH) includes foods low in sodium, high in potassium, high in calcium, and high in magnesium. Fruits and veg ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Yes: Usually yes. Most of it's toxic effects are on the bone marrow. I cannot think of any BP medication that would increase bad interactions
1
1 thank
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not likely: Caffeine can raise bp. Should check BP before and then about 30 minutes after caffeinated beverage intake to see if your BP is sensitive to caffeine. ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fred Harvey
36 years experience Geriatrics
Metabolic syndrome: I am not sure why you are on a calcium channel blocker, but ace inhibitors are first line in diabetes with hypertension. Metabolic syndrome is a pro ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month