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Who to control my blood pressure?

Who to control my blood pressure?

Teamwork: You and your doctor can come up with a game plan/treatment plan. ...Read more

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Dr. Neigatha Graney
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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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Which medicines control blood pressure?

Which medicines control blood pressure?

Lots of choices.: There are many different types of medications to control blood pressure. Diuretics decrease sodium and fluid retention. Beta blockers decrease the force of heart contractions. Vasodilators relax blood vessel tension. Ace inhibitors block chemicals that raise bp. Alpha blockers adjust blood vessel tone. Many patients need more than one drug to achieve ideal control. Combination pills are available. ...Read more

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What is the best way to control the blood pressure?

What is the best way to control the blood pressure?

BP control: Weight loss! Small drops(3-5#) can have dramatic affects on blood pressure control. Lessening salt intake can also prove beneficial. Of course, for some people these measures aren't enough and medications are necessary. Fortunately, we have numerous forms of medications for BP control and many of them are generic! ...Read more

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How blood pressure could be controll without alopethic medicine?

How blood pressure could be controll without alopethic medicine?

Lifestyle: Regular exercise, good nutrition & enough sleep can help you obtain better control of your blood pressure. Avoid adding salt to your foods and avoid foods loaded w/salt. Stop smoking. Don't drink to excess. Meditate. Do keep track of your blood pressure then bring BP cuff in for calibration to be sure your home readings are accurate. If obese or overweight, lose weight. If sleep apnea, use CPAP! ...Read more

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In what ways does iodine help control blood pressure?

In what ways does iodine help control blood pressure?

Needed for thyroid: Iodine is needed for the thyroid gland in the neck to produce a normal amount of thyroid hormone. Lack of iodine causes low (hypo) thyroid hormone, which lowers the heart rate and leads to abnormal blood pressures (bp can be higher or lower than normal). On the other hand, too much thyroid hormone leads to higher heart rates and higher blood pressures. ...Read more

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I'm 16 and my blood pressure is out of control..Any suggestions?

I'm 16 and my blood pressure is out of control..Any suggestions?

Look for causes: Age 16 is quite young for typical hypertension. Would consider going in and getting evaluated, looking for some potential underlying causes. ...Read more

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Could you suggest a bulk herbs to mix to allow control blood pressure as a experiment?

Could you suggest a bulk herbs to mix to allow control blood pressure as a experiment?

Many herbs can help: Many herbs that have been proven to lower blood pressure, including hawthorne berries, garlic, polygonum cuspidatum (japanese knotweed, which has resveratrol), coleus forskohlii, chocolate, reishi & maitake mushrooms. However, each may only lower it a few points but can have combined benefits. Other useful measures include diets rich in fruits & vegetables, coq10, magnesium, exercise & meditation. ...Read more

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Hi im 38 and my blood pressure has been 144/100. I don't want to have to take medicine because of the side effects. I really want to try and control i?

Hi im 38 and my blood pressure has been 144/100. I don't want to have to take medicine because of the side effects. I really want to try and control i?

It depends...: In general, high blood pressure is treated because of the potential for disastrous consequences, such as heart attack and stroke the longer it is left untreated. The more risk factors you have (such as your age, cholesterol levels, presence of diabetes, weight, etc), and the higher the pressure has been will all contribute to increased risk. First thing to do, though, is check on another cuff! ...Read more

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How should I control high blood pressure ?

Diet/Exercise/Meds: Follow a low sodium diet (eg dash diet; http://dashdiet.Org/); exercise 30-60 minutes a day; no smoking; take medications as prescribed by physician. Relaxation techniques like yoga may also help. ...Read more

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How should high blood pressure be controlled ?

blood pressure: Dash diet, regular aerobic exercise, weight control, diabetes control, don't smoke, appropriate meds chosen by your doctor and stress control. ...Read more

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How to control blood pressure?

How to control blood pressure?

Several ways: Avoid salt, exercise regularly, keep your weight down, and get a good nights sleep. If these things don't work then medications might be needed. ...Read more

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How can you best control blood pressure?

Get your family doct: Blood pressure can be easily controlled. Find a good doctor to check you and give you the right medication...There are many good drugs which will get your BP in good shape. But it requires regular check ups and close monitoring for the years to come. Often the medicines have to be taken for the long hall unless your BP is only minimally high. ...Read more

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What are some medications used to control blood pressure?

What are some medications used to control blood pressure?

There are so many : Many classes of meds available now. Example: beta-blocker--toprol, coreg, bystolic, (nebivolol) inderal, labetalol; calcium chanel blocker--norvasc, cardizem, verapamil; diurectic--dyazide, chlorthalidone; ace-inhibitors--lisinopril, enalapril, captopril; arb-blocker--atacand, cozar, benicar, diovan; alpha-blocker--doxazosin/terazosin etc..This is just a partial list (i am running out of room). Consult doc. ...Read more

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How can I control my blood pressure best? Diet or exercise or meds

How can I control my blood pressure best? Diet or exercise or meds

All 3 of them: Why not? All three of them are important for BP control. If you lose weight to a normal range you may not need medication or need very little amount. Aerobic exercise is better initially but later you can add resistance training 2 times a week. ...Read more