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A 54-year-old female asked:

Is there a possibility that i could come off my blood pressure medicine?

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Dr. John Szawaluk
Cardiology 31 years experience
YES: A possibility depending on the cause of your hypertension. Frequently lifestyle changes like a healthy diet, weight loss , exercise , alcohol in moderation and smoking cessation allow one to decrease the amount of medications or potentially stop them. See your doctor for a specific plan of treatment.

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A 40-year-old member asked:

Why could my blood pressure medicine not be working?

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Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Adjustment, time: Depends on how long you have been on this medication. You need to go back to dopctor for adjustment of dosage or even change to combination med.Furthermore your doctor can order blood test as well as x-ray to find out other cause of your blood pressure

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