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High Blood Pressure Meds Medication
Although I take high blood pressure meds at night on 3 occasions my blood pressure has dropped extremely low & I sweat profusely.This is before meds?
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
69 yrs old taking Azor fir anxiety, can this interfere with the blood pressure meds I take for hypertension? For long can I take Azor?
What is the best way to fight erectile dysfunction while still on high blood pressure meds like coreg (carvedilol) 12.5mg twice a day without other medication?
I have high blood pressure take two meds excercise often blood pressure better now 117/77 what's to low do I have to see about having medications stop?
BP : BP treatment usually is for life. Don't stop without talking with your doctor. ...Read more
I have high blood pressure . It seems to me that my existing prescribed medication may not be doing its job. Do you recommend a different med?
Doctor diagnosed me with high blood pressure. I took medication (atenol) is that a good starter med?
I have a high blood pressure of an average of 156/109 (even after taking medication). The med I take now are; Lozartan, Lisinopril, Normoretic, Natrixam. That's after trying some other ones in months past I really want to bring my blood pressure down?
High BP: Please continue to see your doctor and make no med changes w/out his/her approval. Also see a website w/a mind body technique that can help. www.relaxationresponse.org Peace and good health. ...Read more
Was on clonadine for high blood pressure .03 3 times a day. Switched pcp s how do you wein off this horrible drug, from my position? HELP?
Easy, decrease dose/: day about 1/4 to 1/3 at a time (split pills), check BP response a few times a day over the next several days & then similarly decrease again. Clonidine in effect fools brain stem control that BP is higher than it really is. Thus if dose ?ed to rapidly, brain perceives a sudden BP drop, tightens arterioles body wide & drives BP ?. If you are monitoring BP, you can see ?es & adjust accordingly. ...Read more
Yes, some of them: Anything beyond modest alcohol intake. Nicotine! stimulants, amphetamine, cocaine, limit caffiene intake. Cold remedies that contain certain decongestants like phenylephrine, oxymetolazone. Consult with your pharmacist or caregiver. Some caution has been advised with non-steroidals : ibuprofen, alleve, etc. Energy drinks. ...Read more
Lisinopril: It is a common blood pressure medication known as an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor or ACE Inhibitor. Works at the level of the kidney to decrease blood pressure. Can sometimes cause unexplained cough as a side effect. Also affects kidney function somewhat to need to follow kidney function regulary while on this med. Do not take advil, motril, aleve (naproxen) on this med w/o talk to doctor ...Read more
What symptoms or signs would tell a person that they have high blood pressure without going to a doctor or drug store?
Been on Bystolic (nebivolol) 5mg for about 4 weeks now for mild high blood pressure. Since starting the drug my wife says I've stopped snoring at night? Why?
Bisoprolol up from 5mg to 6.25 due to continued svts. Drug normally for high blood pressure. Mine fine so is this wise? Also if side effects what next
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
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
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