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How to check blood pressure?

How to check blood pressure?

Blood pressure: See a health care provider or try one of the machines at the local pharmacy. ...Read more

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Dr. Walter Husar
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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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How can you raise my blood my blood pressure?

How can you raise my blood my blood pressure?

See below: Eat 6-8 grams of salt a day. Drink 4-6 liters a day. Be sure you're not any meds that might lower your bp. Be checked for renal disease, thyroid disease, blood loss, chronic infection. ...Read more

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How can I check my blood pressure with out machineine?

How can I check my blood pressure with out machineine?

You cannot: You can only measure your blood pressure with a device designed to do so. There are many kinds and are readily available for $30-80. Free ones are in most chain drug stores. If this is a problem, perhaps you could borrow one from a friend. High blood pressure is a silent killer. If concerned, get tested, examined and treated. (50,000,000 untreated in the USA!). ...Read more

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How to make my blood pressure to be normal?

How to make my blood pressure to be normal?

EAT RIGHT AND MEDS: Taking medicines if high bp, exercise eat right. ...Read more

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How to get my blood pressure down?

Your doctor: Can help you get your blood pressure down. Work with him or her closely. ...Read more

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What can I do to check my blood pressure at home?

What can I do to check my blood pressure at home?

Sphigmomanometer: Read this wiki for information on the technique: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/sphygmomanometer. ...Read more

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How could i maintain my blood pressure?

How could i maintain my blood pressure?

Hydrate: BP is maintained by increasing intravascular volume. This occurs by vigorous hydration, or increasing salt intake (which triggers additional fluid retention). Beyond that, increasing vasoconstriction w meds like midodrine (an Alpha agonist), or natural produts can help. ...Read more

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How can I get my doctor to do a blood test to check for my hCG blood level?

How can I get my doctor to do a blood test to check for my hCG blood level?

Ask him to: I am sure if you explain why, they would be inclined to address your concerns and even accommodate you to give you rest on the subject. At the very least, they'll probably explain how you can get one, and what it might cost if your insurance won't cover it. ...Read more

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What can I take to lower my blood pressure?

Many choices: Before medication, diet and exercise can go an awful long way in controlling high blood pressure. Should that not be enough, there are literally dozens of drugs over several classes that can be used to treat high blood pressure. Your doctor will help identify the appropriate medication based on your individual needs. ...Read more

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My blood pressure is 106/65 and my pulse is 65.Do I need to go to the E.R.? I normally have high blood pressure.

My blood pressure is 106/65 and my pulse is 65.Do I need to go to the E.R.? I normally have high blood pressure.

NO: You are fine. Relax. This is normal BP and Pulse. There is normal range of BP from 90/60 to 140/85. and Pulse varies from 60 to 100. ...Read more

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How can I raise my blood pressure?

How can I raise my blood pressure?

Salt: via eating salt or salt rich foods/drinks. There are also prescription meds you can obtain that achieve this same end. Ask your physician ...Read more

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Why can't a doctor get my diastolic pressure to decrease?

Why can't a doctor get my diastolic pressure to decrease?

He can: There are many medications that can reduce the diastolic blood pressure. A combination of several of them might be needed but it should be possible to lower the pressure. Of course, if you are on several medications, you are more likely to get side effects. So the problem is lowering it without intolerable side effects. ...Read more

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How can u take my blood pressure?

How can u take my blood pressure?

In person: Blood pressure can only be measured in person. Many drug stores have a blood pressure instrument that will do it for you and give you the result. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more