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Does cobersyl good for hypertension?

Does cobersyl good for hypertension?

Do U mean coversyl: Coversyl is trade name 4 perindopril is a long acting ace inhibitor is used to treat hypertension.Other trade names include coversum, preterax and aceon! ...Read more

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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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Are there any good references for hypertension?

Are there any good references for hypertension?

Yes: Http://hyper. Ahajournals. Org/content/early/2013/11/14/HYP.0000000000000003.full. Pdf+html

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Is exercise good if some one's suffering from hypertension?

Is exercise good if some one's suffering from hypertension?

Usually - yes.: Depending on the severity of hypertension ; other medical conditions - it is important to be medically cleared by one's physician prior to starting a new exercise program. ...Read more

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Is a bp 134/64 pulse 56 good vitals taking hypertension meds on am?

Is a bp 134/64 pulse 56 good vitals taking hypertension meds on am?

Yes: Your BP and heart rate are good on your medication. Your HR is a bit slow but that is normal taking a beta blocker. ...Read more

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Just read article: why exercise is not good for the patients having hypertension?

Just read article: why exercise is not good for the patients having hypertension?

Depends on how high: I would need to see the article to fully comment, but overall, exercise is good for hypertension for the most part. If your blood pressure is systolically (which is the top number) is 180 or higher, you may want to avoid exercise until your blood pressure is better controlled. ...Read more

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Why is sodium needed for good health if it can cause hypertension?

Why is sodium needed for good health if it can cause hypertension?

Essential: Sodium is essential for cellular processes and is regularly excreted from the body, necessitating us to replenish it along with Potassium, magnesium, and other elements. We usually get it through our food. If we have too much, water accumulates extracellularly, causing swelling and higher blood pressure; too little, and cells are unable to process needed nutrients. Balance is important. ...Read more

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I have hypertension and am taking benicar (olmesartan). My BP was 140/90 and is now 106 / 70 is that good or too low?

I have hypertension and am taking benicar (olmesartan). My BP was 140/90 and is now 106 / 70 is that good or too low?

Good healthy values: Highly desirable: sbp <120, dbp <80. Since 2003, 120/80 considered pre-hypertensive based on 2 decades of human trials. Keep in mind each number from just a single heart beat ; different beats. Hg gauge ; your sensation ;/or stethoscope most accurate; digital gauges least accurate (actually just guess; called oscillometric method). For meds, acei have best track record, arbs next best in trials. ...Read more

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Is magnesium a good supplement for people with hypertension?

Magnesium good: Magnesium in patients with high blood pressure is helpful for the following reasons: 1) Can lower your blood pressure as a calcium channel blocker, 2) Replaces magnesium lost with diuretics if you are on them. 3) is a good mineral for sleep and health even if you don't have high blood pressure, 4) Be aware of potential for diarrhea. ...Read more

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Are there any good meds for both high cholesterol and hypertension?

Are there any good meds for both high cholesterol and hypertension?

Caduet: Caduet combines a cholesterol lowering agent with a blood pressure lowering agent in the same tablet. Ask your doctor is this medicine is a good fit for you. ...Read more

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Just turned 60. Exercise and eat pretty good. Have never taken vitamins. 6', 183 lbs.--should I start? Take medication for hypertension...

Just turned 60. Exercise and eat pretty good. Have never taken vitamins. 6', 183 lbs.--should I start? Take medication for hypertension...

Only if diagnosed: You need to take medications for Hypertension only if diagnosed and not controlled by non-pharmaceutical means. To make the diagnosis you need to have your blood pressure measured as there are no symptoms of Hypertension. Otherwise continue what you are doing. ...Read more

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What are some foods that are good for someone with diabetes, anemia, and hypertension?

What are some foods that are good for someone with diabetes, anemia, and hypertension?

Correct foods: Most hypertension and diabetes are curable: A quite limited salt very high fiber and whole foods (limited calorie if you are overweight) diet 19 of 21 meals focused on cooked vegetables with unprocessed grains and beans is likely the ideal. Anemia needs another answer to "why" are you anemic. Diet is usually not helpful for anemia:? iron deficient, ? B12 deficiency, or from kidney issues ...Read more

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My mother is taking telmesartan 25mg od for her hypertension. She is taking this medicine from last 2 years. Is this medicine good.

My mother is taking telmesartan 25mg od for her hypertension. She is taking this medicine from last 2 years. Is this medicine good.

BP: Telmesartan is an effective antihypertensive drug. If her pressure is normalized with the dose she's on, that's great. If the pressure isn't normalized, you need to work with the doc to either increase the dose or add medication to improve the pressure. ...Read more

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Are there good homeopathic treatments for pulmonary hypertension?

Danger!: While there is no cure for pah, there are treatments that are effective at both halting or slowing disease progression and improving quality of life. Taking water (the only thing in a homeopathic remedy) is fine is the absence of effective treatments or if the disease is benign. Pah is fatal and has treaments. Take the real thing! ...Read more

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Is Lisinopril 5mg a good starting medication/dosage for 18 year old with hypertension?

Blood Pressure: You seem a little young to have developed hypertension already. You might want to talk with your primary doctor about trying more conservative measures first before starting on daily medications. At your age you'd be surprised what lifestyle changes including better diet, weight loss, and exercise can do to your blood pressure control. ...Read more

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What is a good over-the-counter hypertension preventer can't get a prescription renewed

What is a good over-the-counter hypertension preventer can't get a prescription renewed

No OTC for BP: Get another doctor or go to a clinic.
You need to star seeking help 1 or 2 weeks BEFORE you run out of medicines. It is YOUR responsibility ...Read more

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I have hypertension hbp and ichecked it and it was 98/73 heart rate 81 is that normal or low and is it good or bad?

I have hypertension hbp and ichecked it and it was 98/73 heart rate 81 is that normal or low and is it good or bad?

Low BP: That is low, but it also depends on whether you have symptoms related to it. You should see your doctor for further analysis and recommendation. ...Read more

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How much does stress and Poor diet affect BP. I have a moderate stress level but eat a poor diet and have hypertension. Bloods are good for Chol. Ect.

How much does stress and Poor diet affect BP. I have a moderate stress level but eat a poor diet and have hypertension. Bloods are good for Chol. Ect.

A good amount: Stress can wreak havoc on many physical levels including increasing your BP. A poor diet, over time, can clog your arteries with fats and BAD-LDL cholesterol, so eat well, stay healthy, stress less and see the Dr. For a comprehensive BP management program. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I fall into the upper pre-hypertension or low hypertension level. Is 100 mg losartan and 25 mg atenolol a good combination to treat?

I fall into the upper pre-hypertension or low hypertension level. Is 100 mg losartan and 25 mg atenolol a good combination to treat?

One drug: It sounds a bit excessive to start 2 drugs for such a mild blood pressure elevation. Usually you start with just one drug and the class of drug you start with is determined by several other factors. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is it possible to go from "hypertension" blood pressure to "normal" blood pressure and stay there for good. With only lifestyle changes?

Is it possible to go from "hypertension" blood pressure to "normal" blood pressure and stay there for good. With only lifestyle changes?

Yes: It is possible to lower your blood pressure with diet and exercise modifications. .. Losing wight and healthy low fat diet will improve your blood pressure which is variable in different cases. .. That being said, there are resistant cases such as when high BP is a result of abnormal vessels in the kidneys such as renal artery vaso-occlusion, however these cases are not very common. .. ...Read more

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If you have pulmonary hypertension. Is it a good idea to move to a lower altitude?

If you have low o2: The risk of higher altitude is lower oxygen in the air. This can lead to further strain and stress on the body and worsen pulmonary hypertension, especially in more advanced disease. Your doctors can check your oxygen levels to see if you are at risk for low oxygen. These levels should be checked with rest, activity and with sleep. If your saturations remain in a safe range you don't need to move. ...Read more

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I have heard the tipps procedure is good for about a year, is this right? Placed for portal vein hypertension with esld.

Stenosis: The incidence of tips stenosis with uncovered stents is high and increases with time. The rate of stenosis at 6-12 months is about 75%. If stenosis occurs, dilation and insertion of additional stents can be performed. Coated stents reduce the incidence of stenosis. Your doctor will periodically monitor your tips for patency. ...Read more

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What supplements can be used by my father, age 77 yrs, to maintain good health? He has no other clinical condition like diabetes or hypertension..

What supplements can be used by my father, age 77 yrs, to maintain good health? He has no other clinical condition like diabetes or hypertension..

Good Diet Best: A good diet is best approach. An anti-inflammatory diet and lifestyle is helpful beyond that, without any known medical conditions a many people are deficient in vitamin d3 and magnesium. Magnesium comes in different forms, and the better absorption is recognized by magnesium citrate or glycinate forms. Another currently popular supplement is curcumin, the active component of tumeric spice. ...Read more

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Imon25 mg atenolol once a day for hypertension blood pressure good 100 thru 114/ 60/74, I have mild lvh 1.3wall thickness how long to regres to norml?

Imon25 mg atenolol once a day for hypertension blood pressure good 100 thru 114/ 60/74, I have mild lvh 1.3wall thickness how long to regres to norml?

Years, change tools: Atenolol Does Not have the best track record for helping reverse LVH; ACEI & carvedilol, along with adjusting to keep low normal BP (such as the values you quoted) does. For ACEI, use ramipril because rarely ↓es BP much, even at 10 mg/day. Adjust Carvedilol up slowly, from very low dose. Also check BP when under emotional stress; use more accurate BP gauge (Hg best or Omron 10 Plus) & graph values ...Read more

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My blood test result is good, what is the coz of my hypertension then? I'm 42 with 150/100blood pressure. Thank u doctor

My blood test result is good, what is the coz of my hypertension then? I'm 42 with 150/100blood pressure. Thank u doctor

What causing my HTN?: 42 F asks blood tests good what is coz of my HTN.
1. You chose the wrong grandparents and have inherited the tendency for BP to rise as you age.
2. Most often because u r eating 2 much salt 4 your body & not enough potassium.
3. Do the DASH diet 4 2 wks & U will have likely improved ur BP a lot.
4. Birth control pills?
5. Do u eat licorice every day?
4. Use cold meds that incr BP?
5. Consult me. ...Read more

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I have cirrhosis with signs of portal hypertension. Fluid around liver & spleen pain. Is it possible to still have good blood counts which I have?!

I have cirrhosis with signs of portal hypertension. Fluid around liver & spleen pain. Is it possible to still have good blood counts which I have?!

Yes: There are numerous markers for progression of liver cirrhosis, and platelets / blood counts are just one of them. There are a number of other tests that can be used to determine how well your liver is functioning: PT/INR, Albumin, etc. To answer your question in short, yes it is still possible. ...Read more

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Are ARB's for Isolated Systolic Hypertension 50yr old best treatment with good BMI With healthy LifestyleI? Can they be used alone without diuretics?

Are ARB's for Isolated Systolic Hypertension 50yr old best treatment with good BMI With healthy LifestyleI? Can they be used alone without diuretics?

For some patients: ARBs are a good choice for high blood pressure in some patients, and can be used without a diuretic. However, the best choice of medication is based on the other conditions a patient has, the other medications they are taking, race, and how high the blood pressure is. Your doctor will be able to make a recommendation for which medication is right for you. ...Read more

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Can you suggest for me a good joint care supplement for my dad {65 yr}? He is suffering from Hypertension that is why he cannot take move free pills.

Can you suggest for me a good joint care supplement for my dad {65 yr}? He is suffering from Hypertension that is why he cannot take move free pills.

Glucosamine: Glucosamine with chondroitin sulfate taken orally appear to be safe although there were some reports that suggested that glucosamine administered intravenously can raise the blood pressure. This supplement has helped some patients with osteoarthritis. If your dad takes it, monitor his blood pressure. Most people should give it about three months before judging whether it helps or not. ...Read more

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Are beta blockers propranolol just as good at treating hypertension as ACE inh lisinopril

Are beta blockers propranolol just as good at treating hypertension as ACE inh lisinopril

Not the first choice: According to the newest JNC guidelines, beta blockers are not the first choice for treating hypertension. If you have conditions like portal hypertension, panic disorder, or chronic migraine headache along with hypertension, then the doctor may choose propanolol to treat two conditions with just one medicine. ...Read more