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I Have High Blood Presure Can I Take Supplements To Help Me Wit My Workout
Caveat emptor: Please recognize that there are very limited objective and validated data suggesting that supplements are truly beneficial. Nonetheless, patients may still "feel" better on supplements, for a variety of reasons. You also should be aware that supplements, depending on their sources, may have other agents that may be biologically active, some of which may worsen high blood pressure. Be careful! ...Read more
A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more
For high blood pressure Can i take garlic supplements or do home remedies to regulate my pressure instead of taking meds with bad side affects?
High blood pressure: You can take garlic - if for blood pressure better to use Kyolic aged garlic extract. If you are trying to use natural remedies for high blood pressure some better choices would be magnesium glycinate in higher doses - gradually increase to 1000 mg daily, CoQ10 increase to 300 mg twice daily, nitric oxide stimulators like arginine, and my favorite bonita peptide. Good Luck ...Read more
What are good healthy supplements for high blood pressure, that i can take with my blood pressures medcine.
Multivitamin: There are no special supplements that will fix your high blood pressure but a multivitamin won't hurt you. Try to avoid getting sucked into on-line schemes that make unsubstantiated promises and cost a lot money. Even though it's 2013, there's a lot of quackery out there and the fda isn't doing anything about it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anyone who knows about natural supplements especially curcovia? Is it safe to take it while on high blood pressure medications. My gp doesn't know
"Curcovia": "curcovia" is a trade name for curcuma comosa, an herb in the ginger family. It's related to the more well-known curcuma longa, the tasty spice turmeric. It has at least weak estrogenic activity. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23552522 there's no interaction info w/bp meds -- but as w/the other curcumas, i'd suggest caution with anticoagulants like aspirin. Also it's expensive: $79 a month. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been looking for supplements and I saw one called L-Arginine I was wondering if it was safe for me to take considering my high blood pressure ?
Can i take maca supplements a sex inhancer with high blood pressure i take Benicar (olmesartan) hct 20mg/12.5mmg i'm 25 but my libido is extremely low?
Is it okay to take l-arginine while taking losartan, nicardipine & metropolol? I saw on dr. Oz that l-arginine was a good supplement to take if one has high blood pressure. I also saw that hibiscus tea was good for lowering blood pressure. Is it ok to tak
This : This should be fine, but with a few caveats. First. L-arginine is an unproven dietary supplement. It may be helpful, but there is no convincing evidence. And just because it is a natural supplement does not mean it is necessarily safe. If you haven't already, a more effective and natural way to help your blood pressure would be to cut out sodium and increase your intake of fresh foods. Your combination of drugs indicates to me that you have a substantial blood pressure problem. You should discuss these supplements with your physician and your pharmacist to be sure there are no interactions, and always let healthcare professionals know what supplements and over-the-counter medicines you are taking in addition to your prescriptions. Although uncommon, in some cases these ordinary supplements and otc meds can cause negative drug interactions with your important prescriptions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neo 40 is made: from beet root juice and other natural products. Research shows it to be effective for pre-hypertension. Garlic can also be used, or garlic capsules. See www.neogenis.org for more info on Neo 40 and a related product called Superbeets. See www.relaxationresponse. for a behavioral approach to lowering bp created by a cardiologist. Peace and good hhealth. ...Read more
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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