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I have high blood pressure can I take B-12 5000mcg daily?

I have high blood pressure can I take B-12 5000mcg daily?

Arterial hypertensio: You have provided no information about yourself. It is essential for us to know:, blood pressure, heart rate, policy regular or irregular, what is you height and weight, age, for how long you had the hypertension. BP of > 130/ 90 mm of Hg is considered hypertension. Go to the pharmacy check your BP, and come back again. with all answers. tell us about comorbidities, are you taking.medications? ...Read more

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Dr. James Dukelow
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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


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What to do if I have high blood pressure. Can i take alza 36 (concerta)?

What to do if I have high blood pressure. Can i take alza 36 (concerta)?

Possibly: Concerta, like other forms of methylphenidate and amphetamines can cause elevation of blood pressure. If yoiur blood pressure is already elevated youir doctor should carefully monitor your blood pressure while taking concerta. Speak with your doctor about this and alternative medications that do not effect blood pressure. ...Read more

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I have high blood pressure can I take Deslym cough syrup?

I have high blood pressure can I take Deslym cough syrup?

Delsym (dextromethorphan): Delsym (dextromethorphan) without any other additives is OK with high blood pressure. If decongestants are included, the story changes and the risk for high BP patients goes up ...Read more

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I'm 36, nonsmoker, 148 lb . I take 12.5 mg of hydrochlorithiazide daily for high blood pressure . Can i take estrogen/progestin birthcontrol?

I'm 36, nonsmoker, 148 lb . I take 12.5 mg of hydrochlorithiazide daily for high blood pressure .  Can i take estrogen/progestin birthcontrol?

Probably OK: To take a low dose pill, u need to ask the doc who has u on the diruretic, if u are going to take a pill i rec loloestrin, only 10 mcg estrogen the lowest combo pill. ...Read more

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My doctor tells me to take one baby aspirin per day with my high blood pressure. Can I take the adult aspirin instead?

My doctor tells me to take one baby aspirin per day with my high blood pressure.  Can I take the adult aspirin instead?

Yes: Daily Aspirin increases the risk of stomach bleeding, but reduces the risk of heart attacks in men and strokes in women. It is recommended for those at risk for heart attacks or strokes, and at low risk for stomach problems. An adult Aspirin is fine, although a baby Aspirin (81 mg) seems just as effective, and may be safer. A good iphone resource for preventive measures is my health checklist 2012. ...Read more

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If you have high blood pressure what do you take?

If you have high blood pressure what do you take?

Different meds: After a trial of lifestyle changes (diet and exercise) there are many classes of anti hypertensives to use. Often first line is a diuretic which has proven to be very successful in preventing mortality and morbidity from htn. But beta blockers, ace inhibitors, calcium channel blockers and others are used with great results. ...Read more

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I have high blood pressure however, can I take focus factor?

I have high blood pressure however, can I take focus factor?

God only knows: Focus Factor contains 40 ingredients - none are FDA studied or approved. Who knows what effect it would have on your BP?! ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
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High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) (Definition)

A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure (top number) and a diastolic blood pressure (bottom number). The systolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum contraction. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum relaxation. Ideal blood pressure is 120/80 or lower. High blood pressure, or hypertension, is 140/90 or higher. ...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