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209/123 blood pressure?

209/123 blood pressure?

UNCONTROLLED: Hypertension. Seek medical attention asap.

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Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Blood Pressure (Definition)

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


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What is blood pressure?

What is blood pressure?

BP definition.: The blood pressure is the resistance to blood flow through the body. The higher number is the resistance when the heart pumps, and the lower number is the resistance when the heart relaxes and fills. High BP can lead to problems with the heart, kidneys, eyes, blood vessels and brain. ...Read more

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My blood pressure increase?

My blood pressure increase?

Treat high BP.: Hypertension can be treated without medication. Regular cardiovascular exercise, at least five days per week. DASH diet - salt < 2000mg daily, fiber (50 grams daily for women and 70 grams daily for men), lean protein sources and complex carbohydrates. Stress reduction - meditation and such. Sleep 6-9 hours nightly. Don't smoke cigarettes - ever. ...Read more

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My blood presure 13o by 9o?

My blood presure 13o by 9o?

Not bad: In the absence of early heart disease or diabeties at 40 yo you don't have to be too aggressive. It would be nice to see you down around 115/75 and you should first focus on weight loss if appropriate, exercise and reduced sodium diet. Good luck, the fact that you are asking means you are already ahead of the pack in treating it. ...Read more

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How to check blood pressure?

How to check blood pressure?

Blood pressure: See a health care provider or try one of the machines at the local pharmacy. ...Read more

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How to lower blood pressure?

How to lower blood pressure?

Low salt: Reduce sodium Intake. Work to achieve ideal weight, Caffeine only in moderation. Regular aerobic exercise. Take medication as prescribed by you physician. ...Read more

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How to lower blood pressure?

How to lower blood pressure?

Eat healthy food: Stop high carb foods (grains, lentils, potato based items). Also avoid milk protein since it causes insulin resistance that eventually causes high BP. Low carb food items such as flesh foods, eggs, non starchy vegetables, avocados, saturated fat (butter, ghee, coconut oil), olive oil are very effective. Get some sunshine daily. For more, go to: https://kaushikmd.com/2016/11/03/get-started ...Read more

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Blood pressure problem signs?

Blood Pressure Signs: Hypertension is often known as the 'silent' disease. It can be very high for a very long time without causing any noticeable symptoms. But, common symptoms of high blood pressure include headaches, fatigue, chest pain, irregular heart rhythms, sometimes shortness of breath. It is wise to always know where your blood pressure is and to keep track of it. ...Read more

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Is 181/100 blood presure bad?

Is 181/100 blood presure bad?

Yes: That is definitely not good especially if it's in that range consistently. Normal blood pressure is a max of 130/85. In your case, the systolic (top number) and diastolic (bottom number) are both high which makes it potentially doubly serious. You should have it rechecked by your doctor right away and started on medication if warranted. ...Read more

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Can p5p raise blood pressure?

Not reported: There are several potential side effects, elevated blood pressure is not one of them. ...Read more

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What decreases blood pressure?

What decreases blood pressure?

Several things: Blood pressure can be decreased by losing weight, exercising, eating a low salt diet, moderate alcohol consumption, and taking medication. Lifestyle changes may be the first treatment, followed by medication if needed or in addition to lifestyle changes if the blood pressure is high enough. ...Read more

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How to control blood pressure?

How to control blood pressure?

Several ways: Avoid salt, exercise regularly, keep your weight down, and get a good nights sleep. If these things don't work then medications might be needed. ...Read more

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Can I cure my blood pressure ?

Hypertension: Cure is not the correct word but weight loss aerobic exercise oking cessation can bring it down to goal in 30% of people. ...Read more

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Blood pressure 100 over 70 ok?

Normal range: It is within normal range for most adults and would be ok especially if not associated with symptoms of low blood pressure. ...Read more