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Lisinopril And Alzheimer's
Taking lisinopril 20mg and amlodipine 5mg daily. BP has been in the high 130's/90's for a month. Any recommendations?
TAlk to your Doctor.: Good keep the BP log. It does varies from morning to evening and day to day also with activities .Normal BP should range from 110/70 to 140/80. Limit salt, Be as close to Ideal weight as possible and stay physically active to keep BP under control. So bring the BP log to your Doctor, he/she will give you correct advise, as he/she knows your full medical history. ...Read more
Need a lot more info: To even start to give you an answer, i would need to know a lot more about you: your age, medical conditions, why you think you might be getting alzheimer's. And that's just to start. To actually make the diagnosis requires a thorough work-up including, at least, a good history, a brain scan, comprehensive psychometric testing, lab work, and a physical exam. And there's even more possibly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am on half a pill zestril (lisinopril) 5mg for bp, bt need to take a nother same dose of another BP med.Coz i stl hav bad s.Effects.What can I take?
Safe effective: Because BP pills are taken for a long time, it is important tofind a compatible blens. Your doctor is a part of your healthcare team and knows all the different options. Please work with him to get the safest effective treatment. ...Read more
I am taking half a pill zestril (lisinopril) 5mg, i need steps on how to taper it off, my BP is 125/80, I am making life style changes too, but s.Efficts r so bad?
Call your Dr.: Zestril (lisinopril) 5 mg is a low dose, so tapering should be quite easy. However, it would be important to notify ones doctor if side-effects are experienced. In addition, ones BP should be monitored during the withdrawal from zestril (lisinopril). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nature: At this point, the biomarkers may increase your anxiety but not help you. I would suggest doing the things that prevent alzheimer's: 1. Routine physical exercise 2. Socialization (friends, family, etc.) 3. Routine mental exercise (crosswords, sudoku, quilting, reading) 4. Lots of fruits and vegetables. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I take lisinopril and hydrochlorothiazid and just started having chest pain and s.O.B. What is that?
Consistent picture: Gold standard might implicate a pet scan showing classical metabolic changes in appropriate brain areas. Spinal fluid studies would confirm the disorder. The clinical picture develops without other explanation. Mental status testing reveals progressive declines without reversal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer