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Blood Pressure Medicine
What high blood pressure medicines can I take that will have the least effect on a mans ability to get erection?
Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more
If once prescribed high blood pressure medicine, can a person be weened from the medicine over time or are they stuck taking it ...
BP med duration: If one's hypertension (hbp) is "essential" hypertension it is quite likely that one will need lifelong therapy if no changes are made in that person's life style. Some people can lose their hbp with weight loss and/or cessation of smoking. If the hbp is secondary, treatment of the cause of it can resolve the cause of hbp. A physician needs to be seen to answer your question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Circulation rates: Please define what you mean by "circulation rates". ...Read more
Effective BP med: There is no simple answer to your question. All BP meds have their advantages and disadvantages. If you have diabetes with protein in your urine, you would be best treated for hbp with drugs such as an ace-i or arb. If you have some angina, you may be treated well with beta-blockers. Parents are different and it's up to them to have a discussion with their doctors to get the best regimen possible. ...Read more
Would taking any blood pressure medicine when you run out work til you get more of your own work?
BP med substitute: I would ask your doctor about it. They may be a reason that you are on one type of BP medication. I would speak to your physician to see if the want to substitute for your regular one is one your physician would approve you to take. All BP medication lower BP and they do so by different means. Speak to your doctor for advice and try not to run out of your medication in the future. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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