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Does a persons blood pressure rise when I with a common cold?, have to wear 24 hour machine, suspected hypertension. Will readings be affected if ill?

Does a persons blood pressure rise when I with a common cold?, have to wear 24 hour machine, suspected hypertension. Will readings be affected if ill?

Depends: Depends on what or if you are taking OTC cold meds that contain phenylephrine or pseudoephedrine which can increase your BP. If you are in pain as in having a bad headache or severe sore throat with your cold this could also theoretically increase your BP. Tell your doc if these things occurred while you were sick when he/she evaluates your 24-hr BP monitoring. Feel Better! ...Read more

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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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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 don't 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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How much will cold medicine raise your blood pressure?

How much will cold medicine raise your blood pressure?

Cold Medicine: All cold medicines are not alike. The products containing only an antihistamine should not have a major effect on blood pressure. Decongestants, on the other hand, often do cause an increase in blood pressure. If you're concerned, avoid products with pseudo ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate). You may want to consider monitoring your BP when taking any cold medicine. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a cold raise your blood pressure?

Please tell me, could a cold raise your blood pressure?

Maybe: A cold itself usually doesn't, but cold medicine often times will. A great deal of over-the-counter cold medicine has a decongestant called pseudofed, or pseudoephedrine, which can raise bp. ...Read more

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Can taking a hot shower raise blood pressure?

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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Can a person raise their blood pressure reading just by thinking about it rising?

Can a person raise their blood pressure reading just by thinking about it rising?

Yes: That can happen when a person with high blood pressure checks his BP (to write it down), and notices that it is higher than he wants it to be. He thinks about it and takes it again, but it turns out a few points higher than before. Then, he thinks about it some more, and takes it a third time, but now it's even higher... So, the more he thinks and worries about it, the higher the BP goes. ...Read more

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Does tequila raise blood pressure?

Does tequila raise blood pressure?

Possibly: High amount of alcohol can cause gut inflammation. Increased inflammation can increase blood pressure.

Eat healthy food. Avoid unhealthy food and drinks.
Get some sunshine daily.

Read more on: https://kaushikmd. Com/2016/11/03/get-started/ ...Read more

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Do percocets raise blood pressure?

No but: Withdrawal from them might as well as that is being attempted to be controlled. ...Read more

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Can hungriness raise blood pressure?

Can hungriness raise blood pressure?

Vague: A thorough history and exam are needed to try and attempt to answer your question. Proper nutrition is critical when hbp is suspected or determined. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Common Cold (Definition)

An upper respiratory tract infection, or URI, is a condition where there is a viral infection of the nose or throat, causing redness and inflammation, runny ...Read more