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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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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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Does sorel lower blood pressure?

Does sorel lower blood pressure?

Blood pressure: Like most of these 'health foods' its cracked up to have lots of unproven benefits. There is no scientific proof it will help anything other than the person selling it. ...Read more

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How does alprozolam lower blood pressure?

How does alprozolam lower blood pressure?

Not BP med: Alprazolam is not a medication to treat high blood pressure. Anxiety may lead to higher BP and therefore if anxiety is the cause of higher blood pressure, treating the anxiety may lower blood pressure. ...Read more

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Does seanol really lower blood pressure?

Does seanol really lower blood pressure?

Seanol: Refer to this statement on the seanol add: these statements have not been evaluated by the food and drug administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. That statement means there isn't any signficant proof the stuff does anything but make money for those selling it. It could be good for you.....But there is no proof that would get it by the fda. ...Read more

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Does smoking lower blood pressure?

Does smoking lower blood pressure?

No: Smoking raises blood pressure, constricts the blood vessels, and is bad for the entire cardiovascular system. In some people, rapid smoking results in hyperventillation, which may cause dizziness. Smoking is especially bad with people who already have high blood pressure, and is a major contributor to getting heart attacks (and strokes) in those people. ...Read more

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What does lower high blood pressure?

Blood Pressure Treat: Lifestyle changes such as losing weight, exercising regularly, decreasing sodium (salt) intake, avoiding alcohol and excessive stimulants such as caffeine, getting enough sleep, treating sleep apnea if present all help. However, blood pressure tends to rise gradually with age, so be prepared to take some medicines in needed to prevent stroke, heart attack, heart or kidney failure, etc. ...Read more

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Does Advil (ibuprofen) lower blood pressure?

Doubtful: Advil (ibuprofen) should not be expected to lower blood pressure. In my experience chronic pain does not generally raise blood pressure, and advil (ibuprofen) does not help much to reduce chronic pain. Lastly, chronic use of anti inflammatory drugs leads to intestinal, kidney, and cartilage related side effects. ...Read more

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Does nitroglycerin lower your blood pressure?

Does nitroglycerin lower your blood pressure?

NTG lower BP: Yes, it is a vasodilator and so can cause low BP and even dizziness and fainting. ...Read more

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Blood pressure and amox-clav. Does this drug raise blood pressure?

Blood pressure and amox-clav.  Does this drug raise blood pressure?

No: Augmenting or Clavuanic acid - Amoxicillin - is broad spectrum antibiotics .More common side effect is upset stomach, diarrhea . It is sealed to " killing" all the good bacteria " probiotics' from gut as well as " bad " bacteria causing infection. It is good to keep well hydrated and consume health diet - including fermented food as Yogurt, Kefir. If you have High BP it could be the reason. ...Read more

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Does sumatriptan lower blood sugar?

Does sumatriptan lower blood sugar?

May raise BP: Sumatriptan at ordinary dosing levels should be unlikely to affect blood pressure, but may in some cases, transiently raise bp, during a headache. ...Read more

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Does Amitriptyline affect blood pressure?

Does Amitriptyline affect blood pressure?

It may: Amitriptyline is known to lower blood pressure. But it may also raise blood pressure in some people. Lowering of blood pressure is a more common side effect with this medication. People 65 or older need to be extra careful when getting up suddenly because amitriptyline may drop the blood pressure enough to cause dizziness and a fall when getting up too quickly from a sitting position. ...Read more

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Does garlic help lower blood pressure?

Does garlic help lower blood pressure?

Mayo says...: Per http://www.Mayoclinic.Org/medical-edge-newspaper-2010/mar-12b.Html , there is evidence that garlic may lower lipid levels, “relax smooth muscles ; dilate blood vessels”. 1 study showed that intake of 200 to 400 mg of garlic extract 3 x/day “can lower blood pressure modestly.”. ...Read more

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Could seanol lower blood pressure?

Could seanol lower blood pressure?

Seanol: This is another of those substances with no scientific evidence about it. Just another product for the gullible. ...Read more

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Does alcohol raise or lower one's blood pressure?

Does alcohol raise or lower one's blood pressure?

Alcohol: Alcohol is a well known vasodilator which in turn will lower your blood pressure in the short term but the chronic use of alcohol will lead to high blood pressure in the long term, so if you have high blood pressure it is best to avoid heavy alcohol use. An exception my be the use of one glass of red wine with dinner whic may lead to cardiovascular benefits if your blood pressure is not an issue. ...Read more

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Does aspirin really lower high blood pressure? Don't nsaid 's higher blood pressure? Confused.

Does aspirin really lower high blood pressure? Don't nsaid 's higher  blood pressure? Confused.

No: Asa (asprin) and asa products themselves inhibit platelets from clotting blood, which is why you take them ( aspin that is). When you have a heart attack. Nsaids do very little with clotting. Or evein vasodition by degree, and i can thing of no mecinsim that decreases blood pressure but it will in fact make you blood pressure higher from the effect they have on the kidney, hope was helpful. ...Read more

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Can Neurontin (gabapentin) cause low blood pressure?

Can Neurontin (gabapentin) cause low blood pressure?

No.: Exceedingly rare individual side-effects or drug reactions/allergies aside, no it does not effect BP. ...Read more

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Does vicodin raise your blood pressure?

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No: Vicodin is a narcotic and is not known to increase blood pressure. Many other factors can increase blood pressure. ...Read more

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Gabapentin (Definition)

Also called neurontin, (gabapentin) is an anticonvulsant medication used to treat seizure, also for post-herpetic neuralgia & other neuropathic pains, as well as restless leg syndrome. It works by lowering excitation ...Read more


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Neurontin (Definition)

Neurontin is a seizure agent which is a kind of ...Read more