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How can I lose weight healthy? With high blood pressure

How can I lose weight healthy? With high blood pressure

Diet & exercise: Diet & exercise are the cornerstones for any effective & sustainable weight loss regimen regardless of htn. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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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 good healthy supplements for high blood pressure, that i can take with my blood pressures medcine.

What are good healthy supplements for high blood pressure, that i can take with my blood pressures medcine.

Multivitamin: There are no special supplements that will fix your high blood pressure but a multivitamin won't hurt you. Try to avoid getting sucked into on-line schemes that make unsubstantiated promises and cost a lot money. Even though it's 2013, there's a lot of quackery out there and the fda isn't doing anything about it. ...Read more

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Sudden loss of consciousness and pulse. Almost no blood pressure. Blurred vision, slurred speech. Healthy except slightly high normal blood pressure. ?

Sudden loss of consciousness and pulse. Almost no blood pressure. Blurred vision, slurred speech. Healthy except slightly high normal blood pressure. ?

Syncopal episode: You need some work up to find the cause. Go to an urgent care or ER if you can not get a hold of your doctor by phone. The treatment is according to the cause. Check this link. http://www.merckmanuals.com/home/heart-and-blood-vessel-disorders/symptoms-of-heart-and-blood-vessel-disorders/fainting ...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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Is a raw vegan diet healthy for diabetes and high blood pressure?

Is a raw vegan diet healthy for diabetes and high blood pressure?

Yes but: With any vegetarian diet, it is hard to get all the nutrients your body needs. A raw diet will make it harder, still. However, switching to a healthier vegetarian diet should help control diabetes and high blood pressure if it is associated with exercise and weight loss. If you are serious, make an appointment with a registered dietitian to make sure you get all the nutrients you need. ...Read more

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How does high blood pressure negatively affect you health?

How does high blood pressure negatively affect you health?

In Maaaaaany ways: Healthy arteries are flexible, strong and elastic. Their inner lining is smooth so that blood flows freely. If you have high blood pressure, the increased pressure of blood flowing through your arteries gradually can cause: 1) Aneurysm 2) Artery damage and narrowing 3) Hypertrophy - Heart Failure 4) Coronary Artery disease 5) Strokes 6) Kidney and Eye problems More important than people think! ...Read more

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Can you still have high blood pressure at a healthy weight and why?

Can you still have high blood pressure at a healthy weight and why?

Stress and diet: Elevated BP can also be caused by mental or emotional stress or diet related such as high salt or caffeine or alcohol -- and then there is a true essential hypertension that is quite common with the onset after the age of 30 and you would need medicine for this condition. ...Read more

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I wonder if i got high blood pressure what health risk can I get and health problems?

I wonder if i got high blood pressure what health risk can I get and health problems?

Many: Untreated blood pressure increases your risk of hear disease, stroke, and kidney disease. High blood pressure is also a common cause of congestive heart failure. See your doctor to discuss options for treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Zahid Niazi
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High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) (Definition)

A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure (top number) and a diastolic blood pressure (bottom number). The systolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum contraction. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum relaxation. Ideal blood pressure is 120/80 or lower. High blood pressure, or hypertension, is 140/90 or higher. ...Read more


Dr. Tanya Russo
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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