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How can I increase blood pressure?

How can I increase blood pressure?

Go see your doctor: 1st, go see your doctor to see if your blood pressure is really too low and needs to be raised. Then purchase a BP cuff so that you can monitor as you try to raise it. Finally, do something like drink plenty of fluids, especially if you're dehydrated - hypovolemia can cause low blood pressure. Lab work will also show if you're anemic or not. Finally, you doc can talk to you about salt & meds. . . ...Read more

Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
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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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What to do to increase blood pressure fast?

What to do to increase blood pressure fast?

You can't: Intravenous Levophed (norepinephrine) is what doctors use for patients in shock. Intravenous saline is also used for patients with good cardiac function. There's is nothing you can eat or take to safely raise your BP quickly. ...Read more

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What can you do to increase blood pressure?

What can you do to increase blood pressure?

Maybe normal?: For some people, esp skinny people, a low BP like 90 can be normal. So if you feel good and are not anorexic, and BP at least 90, there may be nothing you have to do. If you get lightheaded you should get checked out, get some basic bloodwork, stay hydrated and possibly keep a little extra salt in the diet. ...Read more

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What foods and herbs increase blood pressure?

What foods and herbs increase blood pressure?

Salty food: Salty food and excess simple sugar that effect metabolic syndrome can lead to hypertension. List of herbs that can potentially cause hypertension from AAFP:
Aniseed
St. Johns Wort
Capsicum
Parsley
Blue Cohosh Vervain
Chaste Berry
Bayberry
Licorice
Ginger Ginseng
Ephedra
Pau d'Arco
Coltsfoot
Gentian Cola alkaloids
Broom alkaloids
Calamus amines
Guarana ...Read more

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Please tell me what can increase blood pressure?

Please tell me what can increase blood pressure?

Same: Same as those for cardiac or peripheral vascular disease: high fat diet, lack of exercise. Also genetic factors play a role. Very importantly, smoking. ...Read more

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Can hypoglyceamia increase blood pressure? Thank you

Can hypoglyceamia increase blood pressure? Thank you

Not usually: Usually, your blood pressure will begin to fall with severe hypoglycemia; however, the blood pressure response during different levels of hypoglycemia, can become poorly regulated and fluctuate between higher, normal, and/or lower blood pressures. See your doctor to make sure you have not developed chronic hypertension. ...Read more

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Can you give me suggestions for aniexty, does increase blood pressure?

Can you give me suggestions for aniexty, does increase blood pressure?

Anxiety can impact: On blood pressure. Biofeedback and hypnosis can help you learn to reduce anxiety and reduce blood pressure. You should also consider medication to reduce blood pressure till you learn how to reduce anxiety. ...Read more

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How can I increase blood pressure and pulse fast?

How can I increase blood pressure and pulse fast?

Exercise.: Stand up and run. Get scared. Hurt yourself. All of these will increase hormones which raise hr and bp. ...Read more

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Does flexing during a blood pressure check increase blood pressure? I think either my arm is too big or my cuff is small.

Does flexing during a blood pressure check increase blood pressure? I think either my arm is too big or my cuff is small.

Yes: There are many technical issues that can raise blood pressure readings. Most cuffs have markers to indicate if they are appropriately sized; you can check this. Any movement can increase blood pressure. It is optimal to be at rest for several minutes before checking BP, and to have minimal emotional or other stress for most accurate result. ...Read more

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Does clariton increase blood pressure?

Does clariton increase blood pressure?

It does not: Claritin will not cause an increase in blood pressure. Claritin-D, on the other hand, is known to cause increases in blood pressure due to a ingredient in the medication called pseudoephedrine (the ā€œDā€ in the name stands for decongestant, which is what the pseudoephedrine is). ...Read more

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How much can alcohol increase blood pressure?

How much can alcohol increase blood pressure?

Can increase it: Heavy alcohol intake (more than 4 drinks a day, or, after a binge) can increase your pressure a lot, by 20 points or more. I have seen patients whose pressure is 160/110 when they are drinking heavily (pint a day), and then have normal pressure of 130/80 once they go sober.
Light alcohol (1-2 drinks per day for men, 1 drink / day for women) should not increase the pressure much at all. ...Read more

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Does iron decrease or increase blood pressure?

No effect: Iron should not affect your pressure. I have never seen that side effect, nor is it listed in the information about the medication. The classic side effect of iron is stomach upset. Good luck! ...Read more

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Does crying decrease or increase blood pressure?

Does crying decrease or increase blood pressure?

Crying: An interesting question. Predicated by the reason for tears, tear production by itself ought not to affect BP control ...Read more

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Why is it that corticosteroids can increase blood pressure?

Steroids: Fluid retention, weight gain, affects from the adrenal glands and this by-product trigger increased salt retained which increases blood pressure, and many other mechanisms. ...Read more

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Are there appetite suppressants that don't really increase blood pressure?

Are there appetite suppressants that don't really increase blood pressure?

Healthy foods: Water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you don't feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more

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Does decaf mocha increase blood pressure?

Elevated BP: IT shouldn't but chocolate can increase bp in some degree sometimes ...Read more

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Does altitude increase blood pressure?

Probably not: It's unlikely that altitude causes any significant or long lasting change in bp. See this article: http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/10453102. ...Read more

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Does chelidonium majus increase blood pressure?

Chelidonium: The whole plant extract is toxic and rich with alkaloids. This herbal extract is used to treat some inflammatory disorders. Its effects on BP is not known. ...Read more

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Can Effexor (venlafaxine) at 112 mg increase blood pressure? Mine has gotten high 144/110 the last month.

Can Effexor (venlafaxine) at 112 mg increase blood pressure? Mine has gotten high 144/110 the last month.

Yes: One side effect of Effexor (venlafaxine) can be elevated blood pressure. Review with prescribing doctor to consider dose change or alternate medication. Do not let increased BP while on Effexor (venlafaxine) be dismissed as "stress." See: http://www. Pdrhealth. Com/drugs/effexor I hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can a caffeine intoxication cause your blood pressure to increase from 120 to 180? How much does caffeine intoxication increase blood pressure? ..

Usually little.: The physiologic response to caffeine varies from person to person; some experience palpitations; however, in a small study of hourly cups of coffee given to a healthy volunteer over an 8 hour period, caffeine had no significant effect upon blood pressure and cardiac rhythm. It would be very unusual to raise ones blood pressure from 120 to 180. ...Read more

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