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Top food to eat with high blood sugar and high blood pressure?

Top food to eat with high blood sugar and high blood pressure?

Diet: Low fat, low salt, and low in simple charbohydrates(rice, potatos, pasta, bread).More whole grains, vegies, fruit, and lean protein. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Hypertension (Definition)

A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure and a diastolic blood pressure. The systolic blood pressure is the maximum pressure the blood exerts on the vessels when the heart is beating. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the vessels in between heartbeats. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, begins when the systolic blood pressure remains above 140 or when the diastolic blood pressure remains above 90. Hypertension can be a result of increased blood flow through vessels or increased resistance to ...Read more


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What are some foods that help with lowering high blood pressure?

What are some foods that help with lowering  high blood pressure?

Avoid carbs, salt: You may want to avoid any food with significant salt. Otherwise, any diet you follow resulting in significant weight loss will lower your blood pressure toward healthier levels. Its lees important what you eat and more important that you eat less of it. Avoid carbohydrates as much as possible. Eating regularly, one can never become carb deficient. ...Read more

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Is it true that celery seed extract helps with blood sugar levels, high blood pressure etc?

Is it true that celery seed extract helps with blood sugar levels, high blood pressure etc?

Bogus: Those claims are all bogus or, at least, unproven. Don't believe everything you read on the internet. After all, that's how WWI got started. :) ...Read more

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Could eating bananas regularly lower the blood pressure of a person with high b.P. ?

Could eating bananas regularly lower the blood pressure of a person with high b.P. ?

Possibly: A diet high in potassium has been shown to be beneficial in lowering blood pressure. A healthy diet is one part and not the only factor. Many factors play a role. ...Read more

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In case of high blood pressure which food can eat?

In case of high blood pressure  which food can eat?

Restrict salt intake: The DASH diet recommend low salt (sodium restricted to 2000 mg/day) or approx 2 teaspoons of salt or less /day. Please be mindful of foods with hidden salt in them - cold cuts, cheese for instance. Avoid canned foods - typically preserved with salt or brine. A diet rich in fresh fruits and vegetables is ideal - ...Read more

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If I have high blood pressure and diabetes, which blood pressure drug is least likely to raise blood sugar?

If I have high blood pressure and diabetes, which blood pressure drug is least likely to raise blood sugar?

Glucose and BP meds: No anti-hypertensive agent raises one's glucose. You should have a 24 hour urine collection to see if you significant proteinuria (protein in your urine). If so you have more than, you should be on ace-inhibitors and/or angiotensin receptor blockers which both reduce one's blood pressure and proteinuria. If you have more than 100mg of proteinuria/24 hours you should be on ace-i and/o arbs. ...Read more

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How come a link said eating a high protein diet can lower the RISK of high blood pressure by 40%, instead of saying it would lower the blood pressure?

How come a link said eating a high protein diet can lower the RISK of high blood pressure by 40%, instead of saying it would lower the blood pressure?

Lowering the risk: of any disorder is preventive in nature. If you already have high blood pressure then you can be treated for it. If we have a healthy lifestyle it can help us lower the risk of many things. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are some foods for person with high blood pressure and sugar?

Low salt and : Carbohydrates. Weight loss will help with both conditions. Please see this site for more info and it would be prudent to consult a nutritionist for advice about your specific circumstances. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/health-foods/my01108. ...Read more

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Is liver and onions healthy for someone with high blood pressure and high cholesterol?

Is liver and onions healthy for someone with high blood pressure and high cholesterol?

Not really: Someone is trying to sell you something. Liver's loaded with iron, but also cholesterol (way high) and is probably fried. The old story about onions preventing heart disease is simply made up. ...Read more

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Can you recommend a good high blood pressure tablet that will lower the high blood pressure.

Can you recommend a good high  blood pressure tablet that will lower the high blood pressure.

Antihypertensive med: There are several good meds for treating high blood pressure. It depends on your insurance formulary's available options, but here are some categories of meds that you can check on: diuretic, beta blocker, calcium channel blocker, ACE inhibitor, angiotensin blocker, and others. Speak with your physician about which category is best for your particular medical history. ...Read more

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Foods that has anti high blood pressure ability?

Foods that has anti high blood pressure ability?

None: Avoid salt and processed foods that contrain salt. Follow the dash diet (http://dashdiet.Org/). Attain and maintain normal weight. Don't smoke. Exercise regularly. ...Read more

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What foods should someone with high blood pressure avoid?

What foods should someone with high blood pressure avoid?

Salty foods: Avoid processed foods and any foods high in sodium - read the labels! you should eat less than 1500 mg of sodium daily! ...Read more

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Normal pressure hydrocephalus with high blood pressure and type 2 diabetic what sort of diet would help?

Normal pressure hydrocephalus with high blood pressure and type 2 diabetic  what sort  of diet would help?

Book recommendation: You might find a book called "the blood sugar solution" by mark hyman, md helpful. He looks at the situation holistically and offers practical advice. The very best to you. ...Read more

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Best foods to lower down hypertension or high blood pressure. Thanks?

Best foods to lower down hypertension or high blood pressure. Thanks?

Simple is better: Fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grain, and less salt. The more processed the food is, the more likelihood is that it will contain salt and other preservatives that may adversely affect bp. Also, increasing exercise and weight loss help. If there is any question of sleep apnea, get tested. That, too, can increase bp. ...Read more

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What factors does garlic have which leads to high blood pressure and tension to decrease?

What factors does garlic have which leads to high blood pressure and tension to decrease?

Blood pressure: There actually is a small pilot study which suggests that the allicin in garlic can lower blood pressure. This is not a rigorous scientific study and none has yet been done that i could find. Tension? No study either..... ...Read more

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Does all pre-eclampsia comes with high blood pressure and with protein in urine?

Does all pre-eclampsia comes with high blood pressure and with protein in urine?

Yes: These two are required for a diagnosis of pre-eclapsia. You may consult this site for info on this subject. http://www.webmd.com/baby/guide/preeclampsia-eclampsia ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Malerman
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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


Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) (Definition)

Also known as hypertension, high blood pressure is a condition that occurs when blood pressure is 140/90 or higher. Newer recommendations state that greater than 130/80 should be considered high blood pressure. ...Read more