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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Ginger (Definition)

Human studies suggests that 1g daily of ginger may be effective for nausea and vomiting in pregnant women when used for short periods (no longer than 4 days). Several studies have found that ginger is better than placebo in relieving morning sickness. In a small study of 30 pregnant women with severe vomiting, those who took 1 gram of ginger every day for 4 days reported more relief from vomiting than those who took placebo. In a larger study of 70 pregnant women with nausea and vomiting, those who received a similar dosage of ginger felt less nauseous and did not vomit as much as those who received placebo. Pregnant women should ask their doctor before taking ginger, and should be careful not take more ...Read more


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Is Honeybush tea helpful in lowering blood pressure?

Is Honeybush tea helpful in lowering blood pressure?

Doubtful: Unlikely, but you can measure your BP and determine for yourself if you have a favorable response. ...Read more

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Will grated ginger tea interact with my blood pressure medication metoprolol?

Will grated ginger tea interact with my blood pressure medication metoprolol?

Ginger: Although Ginger does interact with many medications, particularly those related to blood clotting, it does not react with metoprolol. You should always be very cautious taking any medication with ginger tea. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is green tea good for high blood pressure?

Is green tea good for high blood pressure?

ECGC: Green tea contains a polyphenol called epigallocatechin-3-gallate (ecgc) which was shown in rats to decrease systolic blood pressure. A study by y.C. Yang indicated that consistent use of green tea can lower risk of developing high blood pressure. However, the caffeine in green tea may cause a blood pressure increase in some individuals. ...Read more

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Can ginger aggravate high blood pressure ?

Can ginger aggravate high blood pressure ?

BP and Ginger: There are reports that ginger has a mild beneficial effect on BP, a study compared it to garlic for BP and cholesterol. Ginger was better for BP, and garlic was more beneficial for cholesterol ...Read more

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Can Hibiscus tea can lower down high blood pressure?

Can Hibiscus tea can lower down high blood pressure?

NO: Proven , right medications under your doctor can lower your blood pressure , prevent complications , like stroke , heart attack etc , please your doctor and take hibiscus tea as health supplement. ...Read more

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Can acai berry supplement mix with high blood pressure and cholesterol medicine ?

Can acai berry supplement mix with high blood pressure and cholesterol medicine ?

Of course: Acai berry supplements are all about marketing, without any real science. Health doesn't come out of a pill bottle. Why not spend the money on a pair of gym shoes, and use them? ...Read more

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Can Garlic supplements control high blood pressure?

Can Garlic supplements control high blood pressure?

Controversial: I have not seen it work for the couple patients who tried it. There are only small trials with garlic in this setting and the results haven't been conclusive. However, cutting your salt consumption will for sure help lower your blood pressure. Weight loss, smoking cessation, exercise, decreasing alcohol consumption are other non pharmacologic measures which will lower your blood pressure. ...Read more

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Is blood pressure medicine probiotic?

Is blood pressure medicine probiotic?

Nope.: Probiotics are live bacteria (the good kind) that may aid in digestive health and may possibly have other health benefits, but they are not blood pressure agents. And likewise, blood pressure medications are not probiotics. ...Read more

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Can you drink lemongrass tea if on blood pressure medicine benicar and nefidipine?

Can you drink lemongrass tea if on blood pressure medicine benicar and nefidipine?

Drugs.com does not: recognize lemongrass tea as an entity to determine its interaction with benicar or nifedipine. Moderation please if you choose to drink it. ...Read more

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Does beet juice help in lowering blood pressure?

Does beet juice help in lowering blood pressure?

Blood pressure: Beet juice may seem to help if you take your blood pressure medication with beet juice. If you take beet juice alone, there's no evidence it will be followed by lowering of the bp. ...Read more

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Does grapefruit juice weaken high blood pressure medicine?

Does grapefruit juice weaken high blood pressure medicine?

Quite the opposite!: Grapefruit juice(GFJ) affects the intestine to cause certain medications to be absorbed into the blood stream in HIGHER than normal amounts. This can lead to EXCESSIVE blood levels of certain medications including Calcium Channel Blocker medications for hypertension. **The effect of grapefruit juice can last longer than 24 hours. AVOID GFJ if you take these medicines:> http://bit.ly/1NQ7OuZ ...Read more

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Took dayquil with high blood pressure medicine- danger?

Not a problem: I obviously don't know what your high blood pressure medicine is but detromethorphan, the active ingredient, really doesn't interact with HTN meds. The labeling may warn you to check with your doctor (who could disagree?) but you're in no danger. ...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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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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When on high blood pressure medicine could you drink teas? Read that some teas affect medicine. Any teas that are ok to take and what are the teas?

When on high blood pressure medicine could you drink teas? Read that some teas affect medicine. Any teas that are ok to take and what are the teas?

Maybe: Actually drinking as little as a half-cup of green or oolong tea daily may lower the risk of high blood pressure. The polyphenols in this type of tea help combat high blood pressure. However drinking tea may lessen the effects of some medications used to treat high blood pressure, so please check this out with the prescribing doctor. Best of luck with your health! ...Read more

Dr. Jeff Livingston
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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


Dr. Robert Kwok
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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