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Can Hibiscus tea can lower down high blood pressure?

Can Hibiscus tea can lower down high blood pressure?

NO: Proven , right medications under your doctor can lower your blood pressure , prevent complications , like stroke , heart attack etc , please your doctor and take hibiscus tea as health supplement. ...Read more

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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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Can an increase in water decrease blood pressure?

Can an increase in water decrease blood pressure?

generally not: The body's blood pressure is a function of the amount of space available for blood, and the amount of blood in the body. Believe it or not, the amount of blood is regulated far more by salt than by water. Generally speaking, the only way water would decrease blood pressure is it your body were substantially retaining salt and the extra water cause the body to decrease certain hormones. ...Read more

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Can coffee increase the blood pressure or not?

Can coffee increase the blood pressure or not?

Coffee: One or two cups a day is unlikely to elevate bp. Ten or more cups a day is likely to cause it to rise. ...Read more

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Help can blood loss relieve high blood pressure?

Help can blood loss relieve high blood pressure?

Yes: People who bleed to death virtually NEVER have high blood pressure immediately prior to or at the time of death. You can take that idea to the bank! ...Read more

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Could breath holding increase blood pressure or decrease blood pressure and why?

Could breath holding increase blood pressure or decrease blood pressure and why?

Not certain: Great question. My thought is that it would increase BP because hyperventilation causes low co2 ; is a vasodilator leading to fainting. With breath holding, co2 rises and, i assume, would have the opposite effect-vasoconstriction. In addition, there is discomfort with prolonged breath holding and discomfort always causes BP to rise. (however, if breathing stops permanently, BP will surely fall). ...Read more

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Can medication for lowering blood pressure increase my blood pressure?

Can medication for lowering blood pressure increase my blood pressure?

Possibly: Everyone responds differently to BP meds and there have been reports of patients having an increase of blood pressure, for example related to renin levels, when started on BP meds. Remember however that our blood pressures rise and fall naturally throughout the day so it is important to follow trends over time. In some cases, the medicine is simply not working for you, not raising your BP. ...Read more

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If loss of blood can lower blood pressure, can high blood pressure people dobaye blood?

If loss of blood can lower blood pressure, can high blood pressure people dobaye blood?

Blood pressure: Patients with high blood pressure can physiologically donate blood. Often they will not be allowed to donate because they may be on anti hypertensive and other drugs. Gettting a transfusion which contains hypotension directed drugs could be a problem for some people. ...Read more

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Can coffee boost a low blood pressure?

Can coffee boost a low blood pressure?

YES: One must consume a fairly large quantity of coffee to raise the bp. In cases of svt caffeine is usually removed from the diet. ...Read more

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Can ginger aggravate high blood pressure ?

Can ginger aggravate high blood pressure ?

BP and Ginger: There are reports that ginger has a mild beneficial effect on BP, a study compared it to garlic for BP and cholesterol. Ginger was better for BP, and garlic was more beneficial for cholesterol ...Read more

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Does iron decrease or increase blood pressure?

No effect: Iron should not affect your pressure. I have never seen that side effect, nor is it listed in the information about the medication. The classic side effect of iron is stomach upset. Good luck! ...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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Can soda cause high blood pressure?

Can soda cause high blood pressure?

Not directly: Carbonated beverages have been blamed for many health issues. However, there is no known direct cause and effect relationship between them and high blood pressure. Having said that, excessive intake will likely lead to weight gain and obesity increases your risk of hypertension and cardiovascular diseases. ...Read more

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Can natural supplements elevate blood pressure?

Can natural supplements elevate blood pressure?

Supplements BP: 46 F from AL asks can natural supplement elevate BP? ANS:yes and they often do. There are not regulations about what they put in supplements. Some put licorice can cause malignant HTN, Some put steroids can increase BP, Some put lots of salt so can increase BP. It always blows my mind (and I hope not your brain) why people want to take stuff that is unregulated and unproven. ...Read more

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Can breastfeeding cause high blood pressure?

Can breastfeeding cause high blood pressure?

No: Not unless you are having trouble getting the baby to feed.(smile) ...Read more

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How does dehydration decrease blood pressure and increase heart rate?

How does dehydration decrease blood pressure and increase heart rate?

The decrease: In BP is due to the decline in plasma volume. The increase in hr is compensatory to meet the body's needs in this state. ...Read more

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