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Good day Doctor. Is that safe to consume biotin and/or zinc for treat hair loss? I've high blood pressure and suffering from acid reflux.

Good day Doctor. Is that safe to consume biotin and/or zinc for treat hair loss? I've high blood pressure and suffering from acid reflux.

BP: Best to focus on your BP. The others won’t help you hair. Your BP will cause you a shorten life and you will spend more of your life suffering from stroke or heart problems or kidney failure. ...Read more

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Can biotin raise your blood pressure or heart rate?

Can biotin raise your blood pressure or heart rate?

No: The nih does not report any effect on hr or pulse. For more info, see: http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/313.Html. ...Read more

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Can biotin cause you to have a low white blood count?

Can biotin cause you to have a low white blood count?

No: If either the absolute lymphocyte count or the absolute neutrophil count are way below reference range, it's worth following. You know that these ranges are set so that several percent of healthy people fall outside. ...Read more

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Does taking biotin 2500 mcg cause thin ur blood? I am taking gnc ultra nourish hair what are the side effect of this vitamins?? Plz help. .

Does taking biotin 2500 mcg cause thin ur blood? I am taking gnc ultra nourish hair what are the side effect of this vitamins?? Plz help. .

Vitamins: Biotin does not thin blood. The major side effect of the gnc battery is taking rupees from your pocket for something that has not been proven to work and it can contain anything they want to put in it as their products are controlled by any agency. ...Read more

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Blood pressure still high with medications after 5 years. Why?

Blood pressure still high with medications after 5 years. Why?

BP: Generally we can control BP in significantly less time than that. You should discuss this problem with your doctor. ...Read more

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How high should my blood pressure be before I start considering medication?

How high should my blood pressure be before I start considering medication?

High blood pressure: Mild elevations in blood pressure can often be corrected with diet and exercise. However any elevation can be harmful and decision to defer medical therapy should be done on individual basis with your physician. In general systolic blood pressure above 160 mandates drug therapy along with exercise and diet. ...Read more

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How do I keep from having high bloodpressure when I am taking blood pressure medication?

Factors: Within reason you should watch your salt and alcohol intake. Watch the quantity and quality of the food you eat so you can maintain a healthy weight. Reasonable exercise. Then work with your provider to adjust and/or add medicines to control your pressure. Most people need more than one medicine, sometimes 3 or 4 depending on the person. ...Read more

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What can I do to lower my blood pressure when it gets high after I've already taken my blood pressure medication?

What can I do to lower my blood pressure when it gets high after I've already taken my blood pressure medication?

Hmmm: You can try meditation / yoga / biofeedback types of stress reducers to see if they help. More likely, you should be keeping a BP diary (date/time and reading, also with entries for what time you take your med (s)), and then take this in to your doctor--you might be undermedicated, or on non-ideal medicine for you. Get a few days' worth of data and ask your doc. ...Read more

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I'm a 28 yr old female and my blood pressure has recently been high. I'm not a fan of medication, so is there anything I can do to lower it naturally?

I'm a 28 yr old female and my blood pressure has recently been high. I'm not a fan of medication, so is there anything I can do to lower it naturally?

Yes a lot: You can cut down on salt, spices, seasonings, loose weight, walk every day. It will definitely contribute to lowering of your pressure. ...Read more

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My husband only takes his blood pressure medication on days when his blood pressure is high, is this ok?

My husband only takes his blood pressure medication on days when his blood pressure is high, is this ok?

Absolutely not!: The point and purpose of high blood pressure medication is to proactively keep your blood pressure low. It is not intended treating you high blood pressure sporadically. In fact, doing so can be dangerous and abruptly stopping can cause a dangerous rise in blood pressure. He needs to take it daily, as prescribed by his doc. (the first signs of untreated high pressure can be heart attack or stroke. ...Read more

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My blood pressure is 157 - 90 for 2 days I am taiking medication but my pressure is stil very high 150 - 90. What should I do?

My blood pressure is 157 - 90 for 2 days I am taiking medication but my pressure is stil very high 150 - 90. What should I do?

Depends: First, I would recommend ensuring that you are taking your blood pressure properly- that is sitting down for at least 10 minutes before, both feet flat on the floor. This will ensure that your readings are all done in the same setting. Then, if it is still high, you may need increase in the medication you are on, or perhaps adding in another medication to work together with your current regimen. ...Read more

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What medications stop high blood pressure?

What medications stop high blood pressure?

About 3000 or more: Different classes of HBP medicines are (to name a few)
Diuretics
calcium channel blockers
ACE inhibitors
ARBs (angiotensni receptor blockers)
Alpha and beta blockers
and several more ...Read more

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What the best medication for high blood pressure?

Any one: The one that will reduce your blood pressure to normal levels without side effects. ...Read more

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What are the top medications for high blood pressure?

What are the top medications for high blood pressure?

The most proven meds: The most proven medications for high blood pressure are hydrochlorthiazide/chlorthalidone (diuretic), lisinopril (ACE inhibitor), and amlodipine (calcium channel blocker). "Proven" means there is extensive and accepted scientific evidence that they not only lower BP but prevent strokes, heart and kidney damage and improve survival. Many other meds in these classes are also effective and useful. ...Read more

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How quickly does high blood pressure medication work?

How quickly does high blood pressure medication work?

High BP meds: It depends on the type of medication and the amount. Some can work within minutes, others within weeks. ...Read more

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Why some high blood pressure medications do not work?

Why some high blood pressure medications do not work?

It is difficult to: Answer in a few lines. It depend on several factors: medication compliance, race, co-morbidities, underlying disease other than hypertension, pain, hormone and many more. Better to discuss with your primary care on this subject. ...Read more

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Can you reduce high blood pressure without medication?

Can you reduce high blood pressure without medication?

Sometimes: The dash diet (google it) (it should be a lifestyle, not a diet, because diets are temporary) may reduce BP by 5-8 mm hg (points). Some drastic improvements in lifestyle (dash, wt loss, quit alcohol) may make meds unnecessary, but in some patients, BP will require medicine to get to safe level even with a healthy lifestyle. ...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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What is the best medication to treat high blood pressure?

What is the best medication to treat high blood pressure?

Depends: There are a lot of factors that affect what medicine should be given first. Race, whether you have diabetes, your age, and how high the blood pressure is would all be factors. Since many patients end up needing two or more medications, it often becomes a mute point which to start with. A thiazide diuretic, ace inhibitor, or arb are good choices for a starting medication. ...Read more

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What medications can be used to stop high blood pressure?

What medications can be used to stop high blood pressure?

Several options: The most commonly used anti-hypertensive medications are diuretics (e.g. hydrocholorothiazide) and ACE inhibitors (e.g. lisinopril, accupril, (quinapril) etc). Other classes of anti-hypertensive meds include beta blockers (metoprolol, atenolol, carvedilol, etc) and calcium channel blockers (nifedipine, amoloidpine, diltiazem, verapamil). ...Read more

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What are the categories of high blood pressure medication?

What are the categories of high blood pressure medication?

BP meds: The most commonly used anti-hypertensive medications are diuretics (e.g. hydrocholorothiazide) and ACE inhibitors (e.g. lisinopril, accupril, (quinapril) etc). Other classes of anti-hypertensive meds include beta blockers (metoprolol, atenolol, carvedilol, etc) and calcium channel blockers (nifedipine, amoloidpine, diltiazem, verapamil). Second-line agents include clonidine and minoxidil. ...Read more

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Can there be any proper medication for high blood pressure?

Can there be any proper medication for high blood pressure?

For sure: I'm not sure how you define "proper" but there are many medicines that have been shown to be effective, rarelyl cause side effects, and are inexpensive, once-a-day, and easy to take. ...Read more

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How can you control high blood pressure without medication?

How can you control high blood pressure without medication?

Yes: Lifestyle modification including increased exercise, weight loss and sodium restriction can all be helpful on controlling blood pressure. There also a specific diet called dash dietary approach stop hypertension which has been well studied. ...Read more

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What can be done for high blood pressure besides medication?

What can be done for high blood pressure besides medication?

Many approaches: There are many different approaches to high blood pressure (HTN) besides medications. These include weightloss, stop smoking, drink less than 3 drinks of alcohol per day, exercise and live a physically active life, eat a balanced diet, cut down on salt, keep caffeine at 2 cups per day, relaxation and control stressors, prayer and meditation. If not controlled definitely consider medications. ...Read more

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What are the most effective high blood pressure medications?

What are the most effective high blood pressure medications?

Many types: Their are many types of effective blood pressure medication.. Treatment should be tailored to the individual patient based on medical conditions. If the patient has heart disease beta blockers are considered best medicine. If the patient has diabetes or kidney failure then angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors are best. Many times combinations will be needed. ...Read more