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How can lower my blood pressure quickly?

How can lower my blood pressure quickly?

Do you need to?: If you have high blood pressure at your age then you should probably be examed and have a work up. If you are asymptomatic you don't necessarily need to 'quickly' lower your BP. ...Read more

Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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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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How to lower blood pressure naturally and quickly?

How to lower blood pressure naturally and quickly?

Diet and Exercise: I recommend a heart healthy diet and heart healthy exercise program. Go to http://www.Heart.Org/heartorg/gettinghealthy/physicalactivity/startwalking/american-heart-association-guidelines_ucm_307976_article.Jsp remember hypertension is a finding from many evolving pathologic processes that put you at risk for coronary artery disease, stroke and kidney failure. ...Read more

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Is vision connected to blood pressure -- i.E. If i lower my blood pressure, might my vision improve ?

Is vision connected to blood pressure -- i.E. If i lower my blood pressure, might my vision improve ?

Not usually, unless: Your vision is only affected by extremely high blood pressure, when the effects of high BP affect the retinal vasculature ;/or optic nerve (malignant hypertension). Furthermore retinal blood vessels can be blocked causing loss of vision. Too low of BP usually causes people to feel faint ; pass out. Too low of BP has been thought to contribute to worsening of optic nerve blood flow. Goal bp: 115/70. ...Read more

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How to lower blood pressure?

How to lower blood pressure?

Healthy lifestyle: Assuming that you don't want to take medications, or don't need medications, the best advice is to 1) exercise regularly (daily), 2) lose weight if overweight, 3) eat healthy. Search "dash diet." some people can also avoid hypertension if they eat a low salt diet. ...Read more

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How can I lower blood pressure?

How can I lower blood pressure?

Depends: Hi. If you're obese or overweight, weight loss may lower BP. Regular exercise may help lower BP. Weight loss is easier said than done, however. The most direct and proven means is to take BP meds ("antihypertensives"). Personally, I would never put off treating high BP with the hope that weight loss or exercise might control it. High BP injures and kills. Ask your doc. Good luck! ...Read more

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