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Does Red Licorice Raise Blood Pressure
See below: As little as 50 grams daily for 2 weeks. ...Read more
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
How much licorice root would you need to consume in order to significantly raise your blood pressure?
I've been eating natural black licorice candy daily for several months. Just read can be dangerous. I don't have high blood pressure. Should I worry?
Is it dangerous to eat a couple servings of all natural black licorice daily... It contains licorice extract. I have naturally low blood pressure.?
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
Better therapy: Better, more effective, less toxic and more convenient treatment. ...Read more
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.?
Hardly urinated but having a bottle of red wine and my blood pressure is from 156/89 to 123/73 and why?
Does high blood pressure cause a red face? Is it a sign that the BP is very high if the red blotches are there?
Yes and no: "flushing" can be associated with blood pressure elevation, as can headaches, vision changes, fatigue to name a few others. However, emotional changes, temperature changes, thyroid problems, food allergies, medication reactions and skin conditions are also a few other reasons. High blood pressure is the "silent killer" so you need to see your medical professional sooner than later. ...Read more
Flushing and BP meds: You should speak to your doctor about your problem and see if your medicine can be changed. There are a multitude of BP meds on the market and I quite certain that one can substituted for the medicine that is giving you problems. Give your physician call and get your problem resolved. Good luck. ...Read more
Is it OK for me to take red Korean ginseng with the high blood pressure medication that I am taking?
My face especially my cheeks stays red all the time my blood pressure is fine 129/73 what could this be?
I'm really sick got a steriod shot and been real red and flushing and my blood pressure is up a little is this normal after the shot?
Yes: These are all normal side effects after a steroid injection. ...Read more
I am 48 years old and I jog 4 miles 6 days a week. I am 6'3" and I weigh 195. Within the last year I have started getting vey red only in the face. It comes and goes. I have checked my blood pressure while it is red and hot and it is normal and so is my
Non-specific: Symptoms described are very non-specific and does not clearly point to any particular disease entity. ...Read more
No: Lots of reasons for blood when you blow your nose, dry nasal lining is easily damaged. Let your doc check to be sure nothing worse. ...Read more
I've had bright red blood coming from my rectum for a week and have been able to feel my blood pressure dropping at times. What could this be?
G.I. Bleed...: Possibly a medical emergency. Fresh red blood coming from the rectum is always a cause for concern. Hemorrhoids would be a common cause, but other things, such as ulcers, blood vessel malformations, or cancerous lesions should be ruled out--especially given your feeling of "blood pressure drop." This should be evaluated immediately with vital signs, physical exam, possible labs, and other testing. ...Read more
Why would would it show alert on my blood pressure result of 123/63. This is part of testing for our health benefits. I know 120/80 is normal and the concern is with the bottom number. But why would they have a red alert by 123/63?
Arrhythmia?: Don't know as this is a normal bp. ...Read more
I have had a head ache for 6 days in a row now. My face gets steaming hot and red. Could it be blood pressure? Can blood pressure peak in the am?
Blood pressure: Most of the time, high blood pressure does not give any symptoms. Some people may feel some headache or dizziness. Some do get nose bleeds. May feel tired or just "not right". Our blood pressure is usually the highest first thing in the morning. Should get checked to see what may be giving you the problem. ...Read more
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