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Doctor insights on: Do Excess Fluids Raise Blood Pressure

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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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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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Musinex d raised my blood pressure?

Musinex d raised my blood pressure?

Most likely no: Those are the main side effects of the musinex: hives, difficult breathing, swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Less serious side effects may include: dizziness or headache, a rash, or nausea, vomiting, or stomach upset. ...Read more

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Long time raised blood pressure. Always stable till now. Did weight gain worsen it?

Long time raised blood pressure. Always stable till now. Did weight gain worsen it?

Yes it can: Weight gain can absolutely increaase your blood pressure. I recommend regular exercise (which can decrease your blood pressure even when you dont loose weight), and a healthy diet. Also sodium (salt) can increase your blood pressure , so i recommend taing in < 1500mg a day if you have high blood pressure. ...Read more

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I have hi-blood pressure I was just diagnosed with gout. I take atenolol 50mg, enalapril 2.5 mg, and indapamide 50mg. Indapamide raised my uric.?

I have hi-blood pressure I was just diagnosed with gout.  I take atenolol 50mg,  enalapril  2.5 mg, and indapamide  50mg.   Indapamide raised my uric.?

Possibly: However, hypertension and gout are often associated so it may not be the indapamide. High uric acid is the result of overproduction (genetic), under excretion by the kidney, or lifestyle (alcohol, red meat, shrimp, etc.). ...Read more

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Is it blood pressure or the medicine that is causing excessive amounts of fluid on my legs? Currently taking carvedilol, clonidine, and furosemide.

Is it blood pressure or the medicine that is causing excessive amounts of fluid on my legs? Currently taking carvedilol, clonidine, and furosemide.

Could be: There are some blood pressure medicines like amlodipine that can cause leg swelling. The three you listed from my experience shouldn't do that. There's probably some other process that's causing that. ...Read more

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Is it blood pressure or the medicine that is causing excessive amounts of fluid on my legs? Currently taking carvedilol, clonidine, and furosemide.

Is it blood pressure or the medicine that is causing excessive amounts of fluid on my legs? Currently taking carvedilol, clonidine, and furosemide.

Both: The fluid may be a side effect of your heart working too hard to pump blood, which is hypertension, and the carvediol can also cause some swelling because it lowers your BP by dilating your arteries. The Furosemide is to help get rid of the fluid, no matter what the cause, so talk to your doctor, you may need a different dose. ...Read more

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Can p5p raise blood pressure?

Can p5p raise blood pressure?

Not reported: There are several potential side effects, elevated blood pressure is not one of them. ...Read more

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How do I raise my blood pressure?

How do I raise my blood pressure?

Low blood pressure: No reason to do so unless passing out or dizziness associated with low blood pressure. If such symptoms, then increasing salt and fluid intake is the first treatment. ...Read more

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How can I raise my blood pressure?

How can I raise my blood pressure?

Salt: via eating salt or salt rich foods/drinks. There are also prescription meds you can obtain that achieve this same end. Ask your physician ...Read more

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What to do to raise blood pressure?

What to do to raise blood pressure?

Hypotension: Salt, fluids, support six or panty hose, elevation of legs above the heart. ...Read more

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Can taking a hot shower raise blood pressure?

Hot shower: Hot shower causes dilation of blood vessels and is unlikely to cause blood pressure to rise. ...Read more

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How can you raise my blood my blood pressure?

See below: Eat 6-8 grams of salt a day. Drink 4-6 liters a day. Be sure you're not any meds that might lower your bp. Be checked for renal disease, thyroid disease, blood loss, chronic infection. ...Read more

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What should you do to raise your blood pressure?

What should you do to raise your blood pressure?

Blood pressure: Talking to my older son will usually raise my blood pressure. If you don't know him you could try increasing the salt in your diet and making sure you are well hydrated. ...Read more

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Can your blood pressure raise from being nervous?

Can your blood pressure raise from being nervous?

Yes: Yes, many systems will go into action when you get nervous. Blood pressure up, heart rate up, light headed, nausea, stomach ache, weak feeling and several others may occur. ...Read more

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What should I do to help raise my blood pressure?

What should I do to help raise my blood pressure?

Depends: Low blood pressure is generally desirable, but if there is lightheadedness with position change or other symptoms of low blood pressure, need to ensure no underlying problems- low thyroid, or low cortisol, or slow heart rate. Need to ensure good hydration status, consider liberalizing salt intake. Compression stockings can be quite helpful. Some medications may include midodrine or florinef (fludrocortisone). ...Read more