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High blood presurw?

High blood presurw?

Hypertension: Hi! If your question is what to do about high blood pressure, it is best to see your primary care physician for an exam and some blood tests. There are many causes of elevated blood pressure, and the treatment depends on the cause. But, it is not healthy to have persistently elevated bp, so it's time to go to your doctor. ...Read more

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Blood (Tip)

Good control of your blood sugar will increase the chance that you and your baby will stay healthy! ...See more

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Managing Low Blood Sugar (Checklist)

Avoid skipping meals
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Eat protein-rich snacks every 2 hours
Daily
Keep fruit with you at all times if you feel hypoglycemic
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What color is blood?

What color is blood?

Mostly red: Freshly drawn out of body, blood is just red. Bright red. The red cells are made from substance heme and appear red. The white blood cells actually appear a bit white but there are few white cells in comparison so not visible unless the blood is spun down. When spun down, the rest of the fluid is called plasma and it is relatively clear. Google up some images. Have fun learning. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why is my blood dark?

Why is my blood dark?

Myoglobinuria: Very, dark urine with the color of cola could be due to the presence of myoglobin, which is a breakdown product of muscle cell. It can be caused by trauma, alcohol, medications, and vigorous exercises. It could indicate that you have rhabdomyolysis, which could lead to kidney failure. Another cause would be blood (as in uti) or bilirubin in the urine (as in liver disease). Should be checked. ...Read more

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Blood (Tip)

Keep blood pressure under control. Follow doctor's orders carefully. ...See more

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Managing High Blood Pressure (Checklist)

Monitor your blood pressure at home
Daily
See your doctor regularly and work with him/her to control your blood pressure
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Take your medication as instructed without fail
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What is blood made of?

What is blood made of?

Cells&plasma: Cells are red, white or platelets. Red carry oxygen, white fight infection&platelets help blood clot. Plasma contains clotting factors and immune globulins. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Does k2 thicken blood?

Not exactly: It usually increases heart rate and blood pressure and this can cause flow problems (like stroke / heart attack), not from actual "thickening" of the blood. Erol ; nida (http://www. Drugabuse. Gov/publications/drugfacts/spice-synthetic-marijuana) among other websites have more information on these substances. ...Read more

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Blood (Tip)

Most important recommendations are good blood pressure and blood sugar control. ...See more

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Taking Blood Thinners (Checklist)

Take appropriate dose of anticoagulation medication
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Follow up with your treating physician
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Is Rh d neg blood rare?

No: It varies from population to population. In folks of european descent, around 1 person in 6 is rh negative (class d-neg). It's less common in some other populations. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Dugan Dr. Dugan
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Blood (Tip)

Watch your blood pressure carefully, high blood pressure can be a sign of serious issues. ...See more

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Diagnosing Blood in Stool (Checklist)

Get a heme test of stool
daily
Make dietary changes
3x day
Take a stool softener
3x day
See your doctor
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What color is your blood?

What color is your blood?

Variations on red: Arterial blood and capillary blood are bright red, as oxygen imparts a strong red color to the heme group. Deoxygenated blood is a darker shade of red; this is present in veins, and can be seen during blood donation and when venous blood samples are taken. Blood in carbon monoxide poisoning is bright red, because carbon monoxide causes the formation of carboxyhemoglobin. ...Read more

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What is acid in the blood?

What is acid in the blood?

Imbalance: Normally, people have acid production from metabolic activities that goes to blood and gets neutralized by alkali produced by kidneys. In kidney failure, acid is noted in blood since it is not neutralized. Other cases include diabetes type i, chronic diarrhea, certain meds, sepsis with blood infection, and respiratory (ventillatory) failure among other more rare causes. ...Read more

Dr. Tracy Lovell Dr. Lovell
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Blood (Tip)

If your legs start swelling, check your blood pressure and notify your doctor if it is elevated. ...See more

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Dealing with Blood in Urine (Checklist)

Rule out infection as a cause with a urinalysis or culture
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Ask your doctor to review your medications to identify cause
once
Rule out kidney stones with your doctor
once
If male, schedule a prostate exam
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I want to donate my blood?

Myanmar Protocol: As a donor your blood counts must be above the required red cross level.
Must be free of the infectious diseases checked by red cross.
Contact local red cross. ...Read more

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Why do I have type c blood?

Why do I have type c blood?

Explain more fully: You may have a hemoglobin variant. The standard blood types are usually A or B or neither or O. In any case, you inherit one gene from each of your parents and that determines your blood type before you were born. ...Read more

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Blood (Tip)

Blood pressure monitoring for pre-eclampsia. ...See more

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Managing Low Blood Pressure (Checklist)

Drink plenty of water
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Have your medications adjusted if needed
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Look for symptoms of lightheadedness and fatigue
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How to control blood suger?

How to control blood suger?

Low carb diet: Hi! Many things can affect your blood sugar. Most importantly, control of body weight, regular exercise, and a diet low in sugar and carbs will have the greatest impact. If you have a monitor to check your sugar at home, it will assist you in trending how your lifestyle affects your sugars. Reduce intake of soda, alcohol, juice, rice, potato, bread, and desserts! ...Read more

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What is the color of blood?

What is the color of blood?

Red: Human blood is always a shade of red. Oxygenation makes it bright, and loss of oxygen looks darker red/brown. For more information, see: http://chemistry. About. Com/od/biochemistry/a/Is-Deoxygenated-Human-Blood-Blue. Htm ...Read more

Dr. Mohammed Parvez Dr. Parvez
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Blood (Tip)

Strict blood sugar control for those with gestational diabetes. ...See more

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What is the color of blood?

What is the color of blood?

Red: Human blood is always a shade of red. Oxygenation makes it bright, and loss of oxygen looks darker red/brown. For more information, see: http://chemistry. About. Com/od/biochemistry/a/Is-Deoxygenated-Human-Blood-Blue. Htm ...Read more

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Blood (Tip)

If you experience an unusual headache, check your blood pressure, if elevated it could be preecclampsia. ...See more

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