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Does garlic help lower blood pressure?

Does garlic help lower blood pressure?

Mayo says...: Per http://www.Mayoclinic.Org/medical-edge-newspaper-2010/mar-12b.Html , there is evidence that garlic may lower lipid levels, “relax smooth muscles ; dilate blood vessels”. 1 study showed that intake of 200 to 400 mg of garlic extract 3 x/day “can lower blood pressure modestly.”. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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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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What factors does garlic have which leads to high blood pressure and tension to decrease?

What factors does garlic have which leads to high blood pressure and tension to decrease?

Blood pressure: There actually is a small pilot study which suggests that the allicin in garlic can lower blood pressure. This is not a rigorous scientific study and none has yet been done that i could find. Tension? No study either..... ...Read more

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Would taking 1000mg Garlic tablet a day help decrease blood pressure? Is the higher dose the better?

Would taking 1000mg Garlic tablet a day help decrease blood pressure? Is the higher dose the better?

There is some: anecdotal evidence (based on personal stories, not science!) that 600-900 mg of garlic (in tablet form) daily may lower one's blood pressure modestly. But many other non-drug treatments work better: Healthy diet low in fat, salt, high in fruits/veggies. Weight loss, if needed. Regular/daily physical activity. Stress reduction. Relaxed breathing, Meditation. Yoga. Tai Chi. Try those! ...Read more

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I have seen have told me garlic pills help lower high blood pressure, along with working put and good diet is this true?

I have seen have told me garlic pills help lower high blood pressure, along with working put and good diet is this true?

Diet ; Exercise: Reduced salt intake in the diet has been shown to be able to lower blood pressure by a few points. Daily exercise is important for almost every aspect of health including blood pressure. Unfortunately the effect of garlic pills is not scientifically proven. If blood pressure is abnormally elevated despite diet and exercise then it must be addressed with a doctor as medication may be needed. ...Read more

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Can consuming fresh garlic reduce blood pressure?

Can consuming fresh garlic reduce blood pressure?

Apparently so..: It is said that the ingredient in the bulb of the garlic is effective in lowering blood pressure, among an huge host of other beneficial effects. This belief goes back@ 6000 years, most prominently to the chinese and egyptian civilization. It is very highly used in germany, which is known for active use of many herbs, spices and natural remedies. And who could say no to garlic bread! ...Read more

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Is garlic good for high blood pressure?

Is garlic good for high blood pressure?

Yes, but...: The effect on systolic BP (top number), is modest, and more thn on the diastolic (bottom number). The effective dose may be higher than many people may want: equivalent to 4 cloves of raw garlic daily. Unknown if cooked or crushed/minced.Etc has same effect. Heating and releasing the sulfurous compounds (odor causing) affect the med effect. This dose can cause gas, upset stomach, social probs. ...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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Is it true that garlic is good for high blood pressure control?

Is it true that garlic is good for high blood pressure control?

Garlic: Per http://www.Mayoclinic.Org/medical-edge-newspaper-2010/mar-12b.Html , there is evidence that garlic may lower lipid levels, “relax smooth muscles ; dilate blood vessels”. 1 study showed that intake of 200 to 400 mg of garlic extract 3 x/day “can lower blood pressure modestly.”. ...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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Could doing a lot of cardio lower blood pressure too much?

Could doing a lot of cardio lower blood pressure too much?

Got water?: If you exercise vigorously (with expected sweating) and don't replace your fluids by drinking, your BP surely can become too low. Drink plenty of water. ...Read more

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Is vision connected to blood pressure -- i.E. If i lower my blood pressure, might my vision improve ?

Is vision connected to blood pressure -- i.E. If i lower my blood pressure, might my vision improve ?

Not usually, unless: Your vision is only affected by extremely high blood pressure, when the effects of high BP affect the retinal vasculature ;/or optic nerve (malignant hypertension). Furthermore retinal blood vessels can be blocked causing loss of vision. Too low of BP usually causes people to feel faint ; pass out. Too low of BP has been thought to contribute to worsening of optic nerve blood flow. Goal bp: 115/70. ...Read more

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Please help, how much lower is blood pressure supposed to be for teens?

Please help, how much lower is blood pressure supposed to be for teens?

Varies: Normal blood pressure ranges for children and adolescents vary based on height and weight percentiles, with 16 year olds nearing the suggested adult pressures (less than 120/80). For a full chart based on height and weight check out the following website: http://www.Nhlbi.Nih.Gov/guidelines/hypertension/child_tbl.Pdf. ...Read more

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How to lower blood pressure?

Low salt: Reduce sodium Intake. Work to achieve ideal weight, Caffeine only in moderation. Regular aerobic exercise. Take medication as prescribed by you physician. ...Read more

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How to lower blood pressure?

How to lower blood pressure?

Eat healthy food: Stop high carb foods (grains, lentils, potato based items). Also avoid milk protein since it causes insulin resistance that eventually causes high BP. Low carb food items such as flesh foods, eggs, non starchy vegetables, avocados, saturated fat (butter, ghee, coconut oil), olive oil are very effective. Get some sunshine daily. For more, go to: https://kaushikmd.com/2016/11/03/get-started ...Read more

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How can I lower blood pressure?

How can I lower blood pressure?

Depends: Hi. If you're obese or overweight, weight loss may lower BP. Regular exercise may help lower BP. Weight loss is easier said than done, however. The most direct and proven means is to take BP meds ("antihypertensives"). Personally, I would never put off treating high BP with the hope that weight loss or exercise might control it. High BP injures and kills. Ask your doc. Good luck! ...Read more

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Does sorel lower blood pressure?

Blood pressure: Like most of these 'health foods' its cracked up to have lots of unproven benefits. There is no scientific proof it will help anything other than the person selling it. ...Read more