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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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How to bring down blood pressure mine was 133/95?

How to bring down blood pressure mine was 133/95?

Several options: Elevated blood pressure such as you have described is usually first treated with lifestyle modification, such as avoiding caffeine, cutting down on sodium, getting adequate exercise, and maintaining a healthy weight. If those measures are not adequate, then it is often necessary to take blood pressure medication. Check with your doctor to discuss which treatment options are best for you. ...Read more

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Why does my blood pressure fluctuate so much throughout the day? In the mornings it 120/75-80 afternoon it's 160/90.Anything I can do to bring it down

Why does my blood pressure fluctuate so much throughout the day? In the mornings it 120/75-80 afternoon it's 160/90.Anything I can do to bring it down

Lifestyle first : start with restricting dietary sodium intake to 2,000 mg per day. Next, begin a daily fitness program of aerobic exercise minimum 30-40 min daily. If these measures don't stabilize BP then time to see a doctor about it. ...Read more

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Is it true that if u take a teaspoon of vinegar a day it would bring your blood pressure down?

Is it true that if u take a teaspoon of vinegar a day it would bring your blood pressure down?

Apple cider vinegar: There are no good human studies to suggest apple cider vinegar is a useful treatment for bp. There was one done in rats which suggest it could help - but what that means for humans is unclear. On scale of 1-10 in terms of usefulness, i'd give it a 2.... If you wanted to try it, why not... It's cheap and won't kill you. But it's no substitute for the proven things: low salt, exercise. ...Read more

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I got high blood pressure i want to know if i eat healthy like broccoli greens fruits would it bring down my high blood pressure?

I got high blood pressure i want to know if i eat healthy like broccoli greens fruits would it bring down my high blood pressure?

Low salt diet may : Help a little along with getting down to ideal body weight.However, if it's repeatedly high, take medicine to control it.If u lose the weight, and your BP gets too low, u can come off the meds. ...Read more

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