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What should one do to lower your blood pressure immediately?

What should one do to lower your blood pressure immediately?

Relax: There are things called vagal maneuvers that can very temporarily decrease filling to the heart and force of heart squeeze. They can be profound enough to cause you to pass out from low blood pressure. But I don't think that's what you're going for. In terms of non-drug interventions, relaxation is the fastest. This can be meditation or breathing exercises. ...Read more

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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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Can you tell me how I could lower my blood pressure for cdl test?

Can you tell me how I could lower my blood pressure for cdl test?

See below: If this applies to you: don't smoke, don't use alcohol, lose weight, eat no salt - do this for 6 weeks before your test. ...Read more

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My blood pressure has been varying medical test normal (echo and tmt). Bp has been range of 120/80 to 130/90. Lower sometimes goes to 100. bp medicine?

My blood pressure has been varying medical test normal (echo and tmt). Bp has been range of 120/80 to 130/90. Lower sometimes goes to 100. bp medicine?

If your question is: Whether you should be treated for a diastolic blood pressure over 80, the answer is yes. You would like to keep your medical tests normal 5 and 10 years from now so treatment is appropriate. ...Read more

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I'm 19 and had a high blood pressure test at store. It's high? (Tested twice) How and how can I lower it?

I'm 19 and had a high blood pressure test at store. It's high? (Tested twice) How and how can I lower it?

BP: At 19 you should see your Doctor and be checked to be sure whether you really have high BP and if you do what the cause might be and treatment. ...Read more

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If you have high blood pressure and you have your blood drawn, will your blood pressure be lower immediately after some is taken out?

If you have high blood pressure and you have your blood drawn, will your blood pressure be lower immediately after some is taken out?

Blood draw: The sting of blood withdrawal of a small amount may cause pressure to briefly go up. To lower BP would require a vasodepressor response to the blood draw or a large volume of blood to be withdrawn. ...Read more

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I have usually low blood pressure, but these couple of days my pressure is 70/40 and lower. Tests are okay. What to do?

I have usually low blood pressure, but these couple of days my pressure is 70/40 and lower. Tests are okay. What to do?

Hydration: The first thing is to drink plenty more fluids. It might be related to medications. Could potentially be related to low thyroid If you do not have history of heart problems add more slat to your diet. You might need evaluation of your adrenal glands ...Read more

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My doctor gave me medicine to decrease my post partum high blood pressure. My pressure is 125/95 now. Normal blood tests. Should I see a cardio doc?

+\-: Depends...on your confidence level with your primary care physician. Sounds like you've developed essential hypertension, and it's management will depend on things like weight loss, exercise, salt restriction, and perhaps the conscientious use of BP meds. Many PCPs are gifted at effecting this treatment, but I see many such cases, particularly if they become refractory to first line therapy. ...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 to lower blood pressure easily?

How to lower blood pressure easily?

No easy way: aerobic exercise 30-45 minutes a day and reducing salt intake are the easiest lifestyle changes one may make to deal with hypertension. Relaxation techniques such as yoga and meditation have also been successful. Good luck! ...Read more

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Natural ways to lower blood pressure?

Natural ways to lower blood pressure?

See my response: I have answered this question twice previously. Please refer to them! ...Read more

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What help me to lower blood pressure?

What help me to lower blood pressure?

Hypertension: You can try low salt diet and exercise, along with meditation and yoga but if you have more than a borderline hypertension, you're better off doing those and consulting and doctor for medication. If good control is obtained and you're sticking to the diet, exercise, etc. Can always try to back off the drugs at that point. ...Read more

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What should I do to lower blood pressure?

What should I do to lower blood pressure?

B/p: Decrease smoking, alcohol intake and stress level. Also salt intake. Follow u/p with your pmd. Normal b/p is 120/80. ...Read more

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What foods are best to lower blood pressure?

What foods are best to lower blood pressure?

Hypertension diet: A great guideline for Dietary recommendations for lowering blood pressure, is the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet, include reducing your intake of fat, sodium, and alcohol. The DASH guidelines also suggest eating more foods rich in potassium, calcium, & magnesium. Information on food choice may be found at http://www. Healthline. Com/health-slideshow/foods-good-for-high-blood-pr ...Read more

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Are there ways to lower blood pressure? How?

Are there ways to lower blood pressure? How?

Absolutely: First you need to be assessed by your physician to determine why your pressure might be high and then determine the coue\rse of tx that best suits you. ...Read more

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What is the best way to lower blood pressure?

What is the best way to lower blood pressure?

Medication: We're finding that lifestyle changes are not that good at all.
However, first confirm you really have it.
CHecking outside of doctor's office
wating 5 min calmly before taking it and taking it sitting or lying down and certainly not active/standing/nor talking ...Read more

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What is good to lower blood pressure naturally??

What is good to lower blood pressure naturally??

Hypertension: Though sodium restriction, regular aerobic exercise, a lean body mass, avoidance of alcohol, NSAID drugs. Some dietary supplements etc etc coupled with biofeedback.yogic indulgence etc eases the burden of hypertension;drug therapy remains the mainstay of true management of essential hypertension which is largely due to a biochemical defect of the cell membrane. ...Read more

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How to lower blood pressure with out medication?

Healthy lifestyle: Diet and exercise, good night sleep, avoid fast food, snacks, excess salt, sugar and fat, fresh air, fresh fruits / vegetables. That said, all the above will help maintain a normal blood pressure or prevent development of of hypertension, however, if you already have the condition, better follow your doctor's advice and recommendations, hypertension can just be sign of another disease, good luck ...Read more

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Is it possible to lower blood pressure with diet?

Is it possible to lower blood pressure with diet?

Yes!!: Diet can effect blood pressure in several ways. Many people are "salt sensitive" meaning that higher sodium foods and a high sodium diet disproportionately raises there blood pressure. Subsequently lowering dietary sodium will reduce it. Any loss of weight can help reduce blood pressure independent of other factors, and a low calorie diet is the key to weight loss. ...Read more

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How to lower blood pressure naturally and quickly?

How to lower blood pressure naturally and quickly?

Diet and Exercise: I recommend a heart healthy diet and heart healthy exercise program. Go to http://www. Heart. Org/heartorg/gettinghealthy/physicalactivity/startwalking/american-heart-association-guidelines_ucm_307976_article. Jsp
remember hypertension is a finding from many evolving pathologic processes that put you at risk for coronary artery disease, stroke and kidney failure. ...Read more