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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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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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No: If some one is dehydrated simply consumiing water will do . If needed in fluids can be given. ...Read more
I have high blood pressure.. i take meds.. it's about 135 over 85. will this vitapak elevate my BP even more?
Unlikely/uncertain: The vitamins in "vitapak" shouldn't affect your blood pressure. Fenugreek extract appears to be harmless but ineffective in building muscle. Some studies suggest tribulus terrestris has anablic steroid effect which could indirectly raise your blood pressure. But if you knew how much money GNC makes selling this ineffectual product, now THAT could definitely raise your B/P. Caveat emptor! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have high blood pressure and i take medicine for it but took my pressure today and it was140/102..Is this pretty serious....
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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