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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

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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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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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 licorice root would you need to consume in order to significantly raise your blood pressure?

How much licorice root would you need to consume in order to significantly raise your blood pressure?

Licorice: Depends upon the person. There are significant differences in sensitivity, absorption, metabolism, and elimination between individuals. The response is more pronounced if you already have high blood pressure and less so in individuals with normal blood pressure. ...Read more

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Does valerian medication raise blood pressure?

Does valerian medication raise blood pressure?

Blood pressure: Hypertension is not listed among the pharmacologic effects of valerian. Its claims are mostly in the sedative area. ...Read more

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How high should your blood pressure raise after exercise-in terms of systolic and diastolic values? E.g is 127/74 before and 150/101 a normal increase after walking up and down a 16 inch step?

How high should your blood pressure raise after exercise-in terms of systolic and diastolic values? E.g is 127/74 before and 150/101 a normal increase after walking up and down a 16 inch step?

BP and excercise: It is normal for your blood pressure to increase during and right after exercising. If that is the reading about 20 minutes after resting, you should be concerned. Check with a local physician if that is the case. Otherwise, you should keep doing what you do. Exercise and eat healthy. ...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

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What are the best medicines to raise blood pressure?

What are the best medicines to raise blood pressure?

Table salt: While not a medicine, table salt intake will increase BP, Medications that do increase BP use the same mechanism, namely, increase hydrostatic pressure, for example, florinef (fludrocortisone). ...Read more

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Are there any herbs that can raise your blood pressure?

Are there any herbs that can raise your blood pressure?

Saint John's Wort: Or hypericum is a mild MAO inhibitor that raíses bp. It has to be discontinúed 2 weeks prior to giving a stimulant for adhd to avoid a hypertensive crisis. It can also be a problem if you drink red wine or eat aged cheese. Black licorice can raise BP in some people. Always tell your doctor what herbs, vitamins, etc. You're taking. Natural doesn't always = safe. ...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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Is there a pill that can be used to raise blood pressure?

Is there a pill that can be used to raise blood pressure?

Not always needed: Low blood pressure doesn't always need to be elevated. If you are not having symptoms of lightheadedness or dizziness you may not need any medication at all. There are some medicines that we will use in people who have a need to have their blood pressure raised. ...Read more

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What is good to help you raise your blood pressure? Or is it norma 98/59?

What is good to help you raise your blood pressure? Or is it norma 98/59?

Blood pressure: If you are not having any symptoms such as lightheadedness or weakness, this blood pressure value may be fine for you. However to increase your blood pressure you can drink fluids with sodium such as broth or soups. You can also eat pretzels or potato chips. ...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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Can anxiety raise your blood pressure?

Anxiety: Not sure if you are taking blood pressure medications, but anxiety itself can slightly raise the systolic blood pressure reading during an attack. ...Read more

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Does wearing a spanx raise your blood pressure?

Does wearing a spanx raise your blood pressure?

Should not: However, when you remove them, best to sit a while so that you don't notice a transient lowering of your pressure. ...Read more

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Is there an ssri that does not raise blood pressure?

Yes: Most ssri antidepressants don't rise a blood pressure, but some snri, like Effexor (venlafaxine) or Fetzima can elevate ti by a few millimeters, however even though, history of high blood pressure is Not a contraindication for use of those, the BP just needs to be monitored and the dose of BP medication may needs to be adjusted if in use at all. ...Read more

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Can creatine suplementation raise the blood pressure?

Can creatine suplementation raise the blood pressure?

Creatine: According to medscape, high blood pressure is a side effect of creatine. As always, do it only in moderation. ...Read more

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Does vicodin raise your blood pressure?

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

Dr. Randy Baker
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Herbal Supplements (Definition)

Herbal supplements are botanicals used to treat health conditions ...Read more