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I'm on breating and blood pressure meds want to try somnapure for sleep?

I'm on breating and blood pressure meds want to try somnapure for sleep?

Never tested: Like all herbal, over the counter remedies, it's not FDA approved and has never been tested. Let us know how it works out for you, would you please? ...Read more

Dr. Scott Keith
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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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How can I reduce blood pressure?

How can I reduce blood pressure?

Stay healthy: Eat well, keep a good weight, do not smoke, avoid too much caffeine, avoid too much salt, decrease stress. If all this fails, see a dr. For eval and possible BP medical management. ...Read more

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Why exercises reduce blood pressure?

Why exercises reduce blood pressure?

Exercise Blood Press: I understand your concern for your Blood Pressure at young age.
Exercise can reduce the blood level of norepinephrine
which limits the vasoconstriction of the arterioles, allowing for less peripheral resistance to blood pressure.
At age 30, stressors of relationships, marriage, parenting, work and finances can cause high Blood pressure.
See your family physician and Psychiatrist. ...Read more

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How to reduce blood pressure naturally?

How to reduce blood pressure naturally?

Usually...: Weight loss and exercise (which may or may not be applicability to you). Recognize that in some people (after complete medical evaluation) even after the above are met blood pressure remains high. In this case, even though it requires a pill, controlling blood pressure will give you more years to enjoy your life. ...Read more

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How to reduce blood pressure medication?

How to reduce blood pressure medication?

Diet and exercise: Watching your diet, specifically salt and salt derivatives are very important. Certain ethnic groups crave salt and use heavily salted food items because of the salt content.
Be careful of msg, used widely as meat tenderizer. Exercise moderately, but regular will also help. ...Read more

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What is the best way to reduce blood pressure?

What is the best way to reduce blood pressure?

See Below: Healthy diet high in potassium, fruits and vegetables, low salt diet. Exercise 30 min or more most days, stop smoking. Limit alcohol. Medications as needed. ...Read more

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Alcohol. Increase. Or reduce blood pressure?

Alcohol. Increase. Or reduce blood pressure?

Depends: Too much will increase your blood pressure. A small to moderate amount might decrease it, but other factors (ex. Liver problems, dependence/addiction issues, cancer risk assoc with excess alcohol intake and even weight increase from calories in alcoholic beverages) should be factored into decision on if/how much alcohol to drink. Talk with your doctor about right amount for your health. ...Read more

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Will vinegar actually reduce blood pressure?

Will vinegar actually reduce blood pressure?

Has been recommended: Apple cider vineger has been recommended by the alternative medicine doctors and naturopaths, but I have not seen a double blind scientific study to make me a believer
you can try it after you discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is a beta-blocker? How does it reduce your blood pressure?

What is a beta-blocker? How does it reduce your blood pressure?

Blocks Beta Receptor: A beta blocker is a category of medication that is used for blood pressure control and in heart disease. It blocks the beta adrenergic receptor in the heart and body. The mechanism of action for blood pressure control is not definitively established but is related to the drug decreasing the heart rate, decreasing heart contractility, and blocking the effect of Adrenalin on the blood vessels. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to reduce blood pressure after a surgey?

What are the best ways to reduce blood pressure after a surgey?

Shiitake mushroom: Shiitake supplements by biotics helps lower bp. Biotics has shiitake 500mg and mushroom has beta glucan which dilates vessel wall helps with elasticity and lowers bp. ...Read more

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My blood pressure is high on a morning. What can I do to reduce it.

My blood pressure is high on a morning. What can I do to reduce it.

You may need medical: High blood pressure needs an evaluation and possibly treatment from a doctor. If the BP is running over 140/90 when you are restful and calm, it requires treatment for which you should visit your doctor especially if you have multipme readings over several days show high blood pressure values. ...Read more

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Can you suggest a good non-pharmacological way to reduce blood pressure?

Can you suggest a good non-pharmacological way to reduce blood pressure?

Hypertension: You can try low salt diet and exercise, along with meditation and yoga but if you have more than a borderline hypertension, you're better off doing those and consulting and doctor for medication. If good control is obtained and you're sticking to the diet, exercise, etc. Can always try to back off the drugs at that point. ...Read more

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What to if I am thinking of trying flax seed to reduce my blood pressure?

Probably not harmful: Small study implied that higher ala levels in subjects taking flax seed improved their blood pressure. It was a very high amount of flax seed oil.

Would not expect a flax seed supplement to be harmful, although typically is more thought to improve lipid levels.

Would definitely keep an accurate BP log before, during, and after a trial of taking flaxseed oil. ...Read more

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What lifestyle and diet changes should I make to reduce my blood pressure?

What lifestyle and diet changes should I make to reduce my blood pressure?

Diet and exercise: A healthy diet, low in sodium, combined with regular exercise, is a good way to bring down your blood pressure. The dash diet (http://www. Nhlbi. Nih. Gov/health/public/heart/hbp/dash/new_dash. Pdf) is really good for bringing down blood pressure. Daily exercise, like walking 30 minutes a day, will also help. ...Read more

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Hello, I am a 35 years woman. My blood pressure is 130/90.how to reduce it without medicines?

Hello, I am a 35 years woman. My blood pressure is 130/90.how to reduce it without medicines?

It's possible!: Depends on the reason for your blood pressure elevation. However, there are several things you can do. Idealize your weight, aerobic exercise-such as brisk walking for about 40 minutes daily and reduction of sodium (salt) in your diet. In some cases, reduction in dietary carbohydrate results in some further reduction as well as weight reduction. This may result in up to 15% reduction. ...Read more

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I understand that most blood pressure and statin drugs reduce cv risk by about 20-30%. My question is what about the other 70-80%?

I understand that most blood pressure and statin drugs reduce cv risk by about 20-30%. My question is what about the other 70-80%?

Risk: Drugs are usually quoted in decreasing relative risk rather than absolute risk, this makes their effects sound more impressive. To decrease risk significantly requires taking care of multiple risk factors to get their additive benefits. Rarely do we get to high numbers of reducing absolute risk however. ...Read more

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My age is 40 and my blood pressure is 90/130. Thish blood pressure is normal or not please inform me. How can reduce blood pressure.?

Diet, exerci, wt loss: I assume you mean 130/90 which is borderline. It should be >140/90, ideally should be 130/80.You can try to lower by low salt in diet, exercise, lose weight if need. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm walking 6 km/hour in morning every day. Is this enough to reduce my blood pressure. Or any other medicine needed?

What do you advise if I'm walking 6 km/hour in morning every day. Is this enough to reduce my blood pressure. Or any other medicine needed?

Walking is good: Walking is a healthy and beneficial activity but there's no guarantee that it will lower your BP. Avoid salt. If you're overweight, losing 10% of your weight will lower your BP. If your BP remains elevated, you'll need medicine. ...Read more

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I have high blood pressure, and how could it reduce?

Many ways...: Numerous things that can make high blood pressure worse including ibuprofen (NSAIDs), diet, smoking, other medications like birth control pills. Often high blood pressure is categorized as 'benign'. given your age you should see your doctor if you truly have high blood pressure for additional work up. High blood pressure can improve with dietary changes (low salt) and weight loss (if obese) ...Read more

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What are helpful recommendations to reduce high blood pressure?

What are helpful recommendations to reduce high blood pressure?

Healthy life style: Eat a mediterranean diet, get plenty of exercise, do not smoke and take care of any risk factors you may have like diabetes, hypertension or gout. Avoid excess alcohol and don't use drugs, learn to control stress. ...Read more

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How to reduce your blood pressure?

How to reduce your blood pressure?

No easy ways: Weight loss, dash diet (see: http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/dash-diet/hi00047) and regular exercise will help. Beyond those recommendations, medications are necessary. ...Read more

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What can be done to reduce blood pressure?

What can be done to reduce blood pressure?

Lifestyle changes: Lifestyle modifications are essential to treating hypertension. Weight loss, smoking cessation, decrease in alcohol consumption, exercise, low sodium diet (2400 mg/day) which is very difficult, a diet rich in potassium and vegetables. These are all extremely important measures. If these are ineffective, medications are usually needed. ...Read more

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How do I reduce my blood pressure naturally?

How do I reduce my blood pressure naturally?

Diet and exercise: A healthy diet, low in sodium, combined with regular exercise, is a good way to bring down your blood pressure. The dash diet (http://www. Nhlbi. Nih. Gov/health/public/heart/hbp/dash/new_dash. Pdf) is really good for bringing down blood pressure. ...Read more

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Best ways to reduce blood pressure? Any tips?

Best ways to reduce blood pressure? Any tips?

See Below: Healthy diet high in potassium, fruits and vegetables, low salt diet. Exercise 30 min or more most days, stop smoking. Limit alcohol. Medications as needed. ...Read more

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What can be done to reduce my blood pressure?

What can be done to reduce my blood pressure?

Get physician advice: Weight loss (if overweight) and cardio exercise can help. As will reducing excessive alcohol. Nsaids and stimulant drugs can increase bp, and should be stopped. There are many drugs for hypertension, depending on patient characteristics like presence or absence of age, heart disease, diabetes, kidney damage, asthma/copd, osteoporosis and others. Your physician can advise on the best options. ...Read more

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How to reduce blood pressure without medicine?

How to reduce blood pressure without medicine?

High blood pressure: In many cases blood pressure medication may be used initially to help to control blood pressure elevation especially if the patient has risk factors. These include family history, diabetes, high cholesterol, and obesity. Other steps that you may take now include adequate sleep, exercise, smoking cessation, and weight loss. Other alternative treatments include meditation, yoga, tai chi, and even acupuncture. Regardless of what steps to take, I recommend getting a detailed instruction from your primary care provider. ...Read more

Breathing (Definition)

Breathing is the way we take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide (co2) through out lungs. When our lungs expand we take fresh air in that contains oxygen and then when our lungs ...Read more