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Dr. Jerome Zacks
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Hypotension (Definition)

Hypotension is defined as "low blood pressure". Blood pressure is measured as two numbers and expressed as systolic blood pressure (sbp) / diastolic blood pressure (dbp). The sbp is the pressure that is generated when the heart squeezes. Dbp occurs when the heart relaxes. 120/70 is considered normal in adults. Less than 100/60 (of either number) can ...Read more


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What are some natural remedies for low blood pressure?

What are some natural remedies for low blood pressure?

Hypotension: Increasing your salt intake - chicken soup is highly recommended! - is one of the easiest and often prescribed remedies for slight hypotension. You did not include your actual blood pressure so this is a simple answer not considering any other health factors or concerns. Please see a doctor to make sure that you are being treated appropriately. Be careful. ...Read more

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Which natural remedies are good for blood pressure?

Which natural remedies are good for blood pressure?

Blood pressure : There are many natural approaches to blood pressure, but there are a lot of variables. For example, your age, the number of BP medications you're already on, your weight, etc. There is an 8-wk acupuncture program, studied and published through harvard medical school several years ago, that showed sustained lowering of BP for mild-to-moderate conditions without using medications. ...Read more

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Can you recommend any natural remedies for high blood pressure?

Can you recommend any natural remedies for high blood pressure?

Natural Medicines: Yes ther are but first have an evaluation by a qualified physician. Hawthorn leaf and fruit extracts have long been used in eorope.Olive leaf extracts have also been used effectvly. ...Read more

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Any natural remedies I could be taking for high blood pressure with caduet?

Any natural remedies I could be taking for high blood pressure with caduet?

Natural remedies BP: First of all if you are obese or overweight loose weight, exercise regularly, stop smoking, cut down the amount of salt in your diet.Other home remedies tried and may help are1 garlic 2 magnesium300 to 500 mgm daily3 potassium 24 mmol, 4calcium 800 mgm daily5coq10, 6omega3 6 larginine .There are no studies done in us to support these herbs and minerals most important is dash diet and exercise regular. ...Read more

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What are some natural treatments for reducing high diastolic blood pressure?

Use systolic: For ambulatory or home monitoring, use systolic measurements (the top number) -- the diastolic measurements are less accurate. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for high blood pressure?

Diet, weight loss: Low salt diet, weight loss, exercise, and dress releaving activities can all help with hypertension. Sometimes medications are required. ...Read more

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Could garlic pills work for high blood pressure?

Could garlic pills work for high blood pressure?

Yes: Garlic could help cut blood pressure by 10 per cent – but only if you take it in the form of tablets. In one of the study, twelve weeks of treatment with garlic tablets led to a ‘significant’ cut in blood pressure, slashing the risk of a heart attack or stroke, according to a review of evidence. ...Read more

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What are some wholesome, natural treatments for reducing high diastolic blood pressure?

What are some wholesome, natural treatments for reducing high diastolic blood pressure?

Exercise; less salt: Reducing salt intake will help to decrease blood pressure. Exercise helps keep the heart healthy and the vascular system elastic enough to provide a good blood pressure. ...Read more

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Any suggestions for lowering blood pressure?

Any suggestions for lowering blood pressure?

Diet and exercise: A weight reducing, low salt diet with less alcohol can reduce bp. Exercise helps too. Be aware that many people need medications despite the very best diet and exercise. ...Read more

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Can there be any OTC medicines for high blood pressure?

Can there be any OTC medicines for high blood pressure?

Seven Fowers Extract: A chinese formula called seven flowers extract can be use to lower high blood pressure. Consult with your doc so that you are safe and being followed and so that you don't overmedicate by taking prescribed meds and otc meds. Meditation, qigong, and other stress management strategies are also helpful. ...Read more

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Is garlic an effective remedy for lowering high blood pressure?

Probably: A meta-analysis looking at 8 studies looking at garlic and hypertension showed that 3-4 studies showed reduction in blood pressure. However there were flaws in methodology and there needs to be more studies before recommending this routinely. Probably safe to try it and see if it works for you.Fyi, if you are overweight, any attempt and successful weight loss will reduce blood pressure. Good luck! ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies to cure low blood pressure?

Maybe: First, if you are any medications that may lower your blood pressure, check with your doc about possibly reducing the dose, or changing medication. If you are not on any medication, try increase your intake of non-caffeinated beverages, and your salt intake. ...Read more

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Anyone know of any home natural remedy for high blood pressure?

Anyone know of any home natural remedy for high blood pressure?

Shiitake mushroom: Shiitake has beta glucan which relaxes blood vessel wall and helps lower bp. Make sure gut is not inflamed (raisebp) by taking glutamine and vitamin k. Anti inflammatory diets and essential fatty acid supplements helps. Take magnesium supplements daily. ...Read more

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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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. Jerome Zacks
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Abnormal Blood Pressure (Definition)

Abnormal blood pressure is a symptom in which a person's blood pressure is much higher or much lower than it should be for his age and body size. If either the systolic (upper number) pressure or the diastolic (lower number) pressure is not in the normal range, then the ...Read more