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Decongestant Safe For High Blood Pressure
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
Avoid psuedophedrine: The decongestant I rec to my pts is chlorocedin-hbp. Will not raise BP or raise heart rate. ...Read more
Cardio exercises: Proper exercises are helpful in controlling blood pressure. Safe exercises include walking briskly, cycling, swimming laps, etc. Avoid heavy or strenuous weight lifting as this causes a spike in blood pressure. Check with your doctor for safe exercises for your particular condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There is very little good information on this. You are probably safest to avoid it. Here's what I could find...
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High blood pressure: High blood pressure is associated with the development of a number of cardiovascular and kidney diseases, including stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and kidney failure. However these risks are mostly significant over many years, not a few hours. Blood pressure will normally be higher when you are active, nervous, or in pain, and will normally be lower when resting or sleeping. ...Read more
Alli: It is a weight loss pill. There is no existing data about its interaction with BP meds. ...Read more
Would not: Recommend it as these dehydrate you and are typically fads. ...Read more
Be temperate: Alcohol can interfere with many prescription medications (ask your doctor, it depends on which medicines you are taking). However, if used in moderation (up to 3 - 5 drinks/week), there isn't harm, and actually there may be a slight health benefit! Be temperate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you tell me if there are fast-acting inhalers that are safe for people with high blood pressure?
What is a safe starting dose of melatonin for an elderly person who also takes high blood pressure medication?
Is St. Johns wort safe to take for mild anxiety? I have anxiety induced high blood pressure occasionally, will St. Johns make it worse?
No.: St John"s Wort is used for depression not for anxiety although anxiety may accompany depression. It is best to consult your doctor before using any OTC or even herbal medicine for your anxiety and depression because contrary to what some people think, OTC and herbal remedies can have severe side-effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dr wants to take me off Metoprolol 25mg twice per day, & place me on cloversyl 2mg once per day. Is this safe? (I do have high blood pressure)
Coffee: Yes just don't over do itGet a more detailed 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
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
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