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Can Co Q10 Help Lower Blood Pressure
Sort of: Coq10 may lower blood pressure a small amount according to review of studies in 2007. It wasn't a big wow change, though, like eating right, exercising, or stopping smoking. Also, we don't know if coq10 prevents heart attack and stroke. That's what we really want to know because that's what we're really trying to prevent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
My normal blood pressure is 100/70 and I'm taking coq10 but I'm worried for my BP to go lower since one of the side effects of coq10 is lowering BP.
I am on hydrochlorothiozide and lysinopril for high blood pressure. It keeps my blood pressure too 120 /80. Can i take 200 mg of coq10?
If you want: Your blood pressure seems adequately controlled. If you want to take coq10 it will likely have no impact on your blood pressure. Whether there are any benefits from taking coq10 is not established. It is claimed that muscle aches from statins may be reduced by this supplement but this is not proven. If a chemical is present in or even necessary in an organ does prove benefit from supplementation. ...Read more
Are there pills to help lower blood pressure? If so, what are they and how do I get them? I believe this may be why i cannot keep an erection.
Yes. See doc. : There are at least 50 medications in common use to treat high bp. You will need to see your doc to get them. This is not likely the cause of your problem with erections. ...Read more
Mayo says...: Per http://www.Mayoclinic.Org/medical-edge-newspaper-2010/mar-12b.Html , there is evidence that garlic may lower lipid levels, “relax smooth muscles ; dilate blood vessels”. 1 study showed that intake of 200 to 400 mg of garlic extract 3 x/day “can lower blood pressure modestly.”. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It can: Anything that helps you to relax, massage, a pleasant evening with friends, petting a friendly cat, can help to lower your blood pressure for a short time. Long-term blood pressure lowering requires more extensive lifestyle changes and possibly medication. If blood pressure is a problem for you, see your doctor to plan out your strategy for taking care of it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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