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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Hypertension (Definition)

A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure and a diastolic blood pressure. The systolic blood pressure is the maximum pressure the blood exerts on the vessels when the heart is beating. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the vessels in between heartbeats. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, begins when the systolic blood pressure remains above 140 or when the diastolic blood pressure remains above 90. Hypertension can be a result of increased blood flow through vessels or increased resistance to ...Read more


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High blood pressure what can I take?

High blood pressure  what   can  I   take?

Many meds: But start with the dash diet:
http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/dash-diet/hi00047. ...Read more

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Can i take nebilet or nabila for high blood pressure?

Can i take nebilet or nabila for high blood pressure?

Nebilet is Bystolic (nebivolol): Nebilet is a beta blocker medication from the uk it is known in the us as bystolic (nebivolol). I couldn't find a medication called nabila. Could you have spelled that wrong? ...Read more

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What medication should I take for high blood pressure?

What medication should I take for high blood pressure?

To vague to answer: there are at least seven different classes of such medicines and many examples in each class and it depends on what other conditions you might also have-i.e. diabetes, thyroid disease, adrenal disease, etc. You should go to a human doctor and get a thorough history and physical examination and if necessary some laboratory and imaging exams. After all of that you can discuss with ur doc what 2 do ...Read more

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Should I take my high blood pressure and/or heart medicines the morning of the sigmoidoscopy procedure?

Should I take my high blood pressure and/or heart medicines the morning of the sigmoidoscopy procedure?

Medications: Yes, you should. Ideally with just few sips or water and at least 2-3 hours earlier than you procedure. ...Read more

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I have high blood pressure problem and i take valsartan 40 every night since last year. Does it heart my body?

I have high blood pressure problem and i take valsartan 40 every night since last year. Does it heart my body?

No: The medicine has been well-studied in so many patients for many patient years and has been without problem in those who tolerate it. It is one of those that have proven to decrease LVH in those with hypertension and its type is used widely in patients with diabetes for kidney protection. ...Read more

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Female age 50.I take amlodipine 5mg and losartan 50mg for high blood pressure . . Is it best to take at night or in the morning,?

Female age 50.I take amlodipine 5mg and losartan 50mg for high blood pressure . . Is it best to take at night or in the morning,?

Doesn't matter: There are no scientific data indicating that morning versus evening intake of meds are any different in terms of BP control and cardiovascular outcomes. The important thing is to take medicine regularly. ...Read more

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I'm 36, nonsmoker, 148 lb . I take 12.5 mg of hydrochlorithiazide daily for high blood pressure . Can i take estrogen/progestin birthcontrol?

I'm 36, nonsmoker, 148 lb . I take 12.5 mg of hydrochlorithiazide daily for high blood pressure .  Can i take estrogen/progestin birthcontrol?

Probably OK: To take a low dose pill, u need to ask the doc who has u on the diruretic, if u are going to take a pill i rec loloestrin, only 10 mcg estrogen the lowest combo pill. ...Read more

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If I take coricidin cough and cold and I don't have high blood pressure, will it effect me adversely (I'm taking it for the right reason, I'm sick)?

If I take coricidin cough and cold and I don't have high blood pressure,  will it effect me adversely (I'm taking it for the right reason, I'm sick)?

Safe medication: For a young healthy person a short course of over the counter medication is unlikely to be harmful. The other side of that, though, is that most OTC meds aren't very effective. For a serious cough a prescription medication might be best, but if the cough is minor you're better off to try home remedies. Look here for ideas: http://commonsensehome.com/home-remedies-for-coughs/ ...Read more

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Does provigil raise your blood pressure? I have high blood pressure. Is it meant to take it once a week as needed? Sleep doc mentioned this medication

Does provigil raise your blood pressure? I have high blood pressure. Is it meant to take it once a week as needed? Sleep doc mentioned this medication

Provigil: Provigil is used to treat excessive daytime sleepiness and works for about 12 hours. So you would take it usually when you get up each day. It is unlikely to significantly raise your blood pressure; quite rarely it could raise it a little and your blood pressure meds may be adjusted. ...Read more

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What should I do to take down my high blood pressure?

What should I do to take down my high blood pressure?

Blood pressure: Mediterranean diet, salt care, regular aerobic and weight exercise and periodic blood pressure checks. Keep weight down.Work with your doctor to see if meds are needed. ...Read more

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I have high blood pressure can I take B-12 5000mcg daily?

I have high blood pressure can I take B-12 5000mcg daily?

Arterial hypertensio: You have provided no information about yourself.
It is essential for us to know:, blood pressure, heart rate, policy regular or irregular, what is you height and weight, age, for how long you had the hypertension.
BP of > 130/ 90 mm of Hg is considered hypertension.
Go to the pharmacy check your BP, and come back again. with all answers. tell us about comorbidities, are you taking.medications? ...Read more

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Can i take lipozen if i take high blood pressure meds ?

Can i take lipozen if i take high blood pressure meds ?

Not a good idea: Over the counter supplements are generally not a good idea if you are taking prescribed medications. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Can i take testerone pills while taking high blood pressure pills?

Yes: Provided your physician, who we may think has prescribed both, is good with this. Oral testosterone may not be the most efficient formulation for delivering hormone replacement for a man in middle age; if they are from another practitioner or from an internet source, get with your primary physician first. ...Read more

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I have a high blood pressure is there a way to decrease it ? I don't want to take the drug

I have a high blood pressure is there a way to decrease it ? I don't want to take the drug

Extreme weight loss: and complete reduction in salt intake could probably lower your blood pressure unless it is extremely high. It will be a lot more comfortable, convenient and effective to take the medications. ...Read more

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Can i take Accutane if I have high blood pressure?

Can i take Accutane if I have high blood pressure?

Yes: Accutane however has been associated with a very extensive list of possible side effects. Blood pressure and heart rate are among a number of things to monitor and watch for with this medication. It should only be presribed by a physician very accustomed to monitoring for all it's potential side effects. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take musinex d if I have high blood pressure?

Is it safe to take musinex d if I have high blood pressure?

Yes: As long as your BP is routinely controlled before starting the mucinex (guaifenesin). Decongestants can be problematic for those hypertensive patients who are uncontrolled. See your doctor for verification. ...Read more

Dr. Corey Clay
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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


Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) (Definition)

Also known as hypertension, high blood pressure occurs when blood pressure is 140/90 or higher. A systolic blood pressure (top number) is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum contraction and a diastolic blood pressure (bottom number) is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum relaxation. ...Read more