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A 29-year-old male asked:

what is the best treatment for a cold if you have high blood pressure?

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Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 22 years experience
Avoid : Decongestants as they can raise bp.

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A 33-year-old member asked:

What is the best medication to treat high blood pressure?

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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Cardiology 55 years experience
Depends: There are a lot of factors that affect what medicine should be given first. Race, whether you have diabetes, your age, and how high the blood pressure is would all be factors. Since many patients end up needing two or more medications, it often becomes a mute point which to start with. A thiazide diuretic, ace inhibitor, or arb are good choices for a starting medication.
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What is the best way (without meds) to lower high blood pressure?

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Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
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Life style...: Low salt diet with variety of fruit and vegetables, whole grain and light on meat; regular aerobic exercise; attaining an ideal body weight; good stress and time management and a healthy attitude to life.
A 46-year-old female asked:

Whats the best foods to eat for high blood pressure?

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Hospital-based practice 46 years experience
Foods for HTN: Foods that are less in salt, low cholesterol, moderate exercise, alcohol in moderation, balanced diet etc will help in hypertension and heart disease.
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A 51-year-old female asked:

What is the best midecin for high blood pressure for age above 50 ?

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Dr. George Valdez
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Depends: There are many good options for whatever age. The right medicine is determined by what is causing the high blood pressure, how high it is, other meds you are taking, and insurance coverage, and other factors.
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A 33-year-old male asked:

Can i know please what is the best way to lose a 8 kgs ? I have a high blood pressure !

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Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 22 years experience
Diet & exercise: Are key...Why 8 kgs? This will likely take 3-6 months depending upon where you are starting from & how intensely you pursue.

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