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Medicine For Primary Hypertension
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
Help please? What is medicine for dry cough , patient is suffering from primary pulmonary hypertension?
What 4 Rx HTN?: 41 F asks what are effective drugs for HTN? By effective I trust u mean what r meds proven 2 make u live longer & healthier if u have HTN? First 1 should always try the DASH eating plan 4 2 weeks.If this does not get ur BP to healthy I always recommend take BP at home & start with chlorothalidone, add BB, or ACE or ARB or CCB or vasodilator. then mineralocorticoid blocker. Start low & go slow. ...Read more
DX: PRIMARY HTN: YOU LIKELY HAVE PRIMARY HYPERTENSION. It is a combination of genetics Environment SBP<120. DBP<80. THE GOAL IS TO PREVENT LVH(heart thickening) ONL2 classes reverse LVH 1.ARB/ACEI(DIOVAN (valsartan) ) it IS BETTER IN DIABETICS TO IMPROVE RENAL FLOW. 2. CALCIUM CHANEL BLOCKERS (NORVASC) DIURETICS& BB DO NOT HAVE THE DATA You need to be GF WHOLEAPPROACH.com & focus on weight loss. ...Read more
There is no one medicine which can be named as best medicine for Hypertension,as the drugs effectiveness is based on many factors like
Other Co Existing condiions ike Diabetese,Congestive HeartFailure,Respiratory coditions like Asthma&copd,kidney disease,Coronary event and other co existing disaseses
What may be best for one may not be best for others ...Read more
Paleo diet/low carb:
Contrary to popular belief, best way to improve blood pressure, cholesterol, and weight is by completely stopping high carb foods (grains, lentils, potatoes based items). Also avoid milk protein since it causes insulin resistance.
Low carb foods: eggs, fish, meats, vegetables, avocados, some saturated fat (butter, coconut oil), olive oil are very effective. This can help avoid meds ...Read more
No underlying cause: Primary hypertension, also called essential hypertension, means high blood pressure without a known underlying cause. It is diagnosed with two separate blood pressure readings above 140/90. Hypertension can cause damage to the heart, brain, kidneys, and eyes, so it should be treated appropriately by a physician. ...Read more
Many meds: There are several kind of meds for hypertension. Diuretics, beta blockers, ace inhibitors, arbs, calcium channel blockers are all categories of meds that can be utilized. The decision of which med can be influenced by what other problems you may have, such as diabetes, palpitations, kidney issues, etc. ...Read more
Individualized.: Most of the time blood pressure medicine is not felt in your body. Blood pressure medications have side effects, but each patient responds differently to each of them. The chances are you will feel 'nothing' with blood pressure medication. If you experience unwanted side effects, see your doctor, he can choose a different one. ...Read more
My age is 21Y. I have a hypertension problem since 4 years. I am not taking any medicine. Plz suggest me what to do?
What BP values are considered low for a person with normally hypertension, that use medicines to control it?I.E. 105/68 is a normal or low value?Txs
Its hypertension and the count is 200/100 i really don't know i daily take my medicines its olmezest am . M worried its increasing daily what's going on?
Several Reasons: There are several proposed mechanisms, and they all probably contribute. They include: 1)increased peripheral vascular resistance (t3 (liothyronine) needed for vasodilitation as hypothyroidism increases Alpha receptors and down regulates beta receptors on vascular smooth muscle) 2)increased arterial stiffness ; 3)decreased GFR and water retention. ...Read more
BP medicine: All medicines have side-effects, sorry.Get a more detailed answer ›
Beta Blockers/Ca Cha:
Beta blockers and calcium channel blockers are often used for PSVT(Persistant Supra Ventricular Tachycardia)
But other drugs like Ace inhibiters and Angiotensin Recepter Blockers are also safe to use as there is no conrtraindications to use if Beta Blockers And ARBS are not able to bring BP down ...Read more
What is the drug of choice for hypertension in middle age male with no history of dm or other chtonic diseases?
Several: Usually we start with one or two drugs. More out now on combination of low dose of two drugs. Usually a combination of an ace inhibitor with low dose hydrocholorothiazide or Chlorthalidone is selected. One may opt for a beta blocker with hctz/chlorthalidone but in males particularly, beta blocker can have untoward sexual side effects. Arb's may be used for ace. It is usually individualized. ...Read more
What are some medications that can cause hypertension? What, if any, are some medications or drugs that have the ability to cause hypertension?
Get it evaluated: I cannot even try to visualize what you mean by blood pockets. Have a doctor take a look and he/she will be able to tell you what is going on. ...Read more
Dry mouth: Hypertensive medications have a common side effect of causing xerostomia (dry mouth). This decreases the saliva flow in your mouth and its rinsing properties. This might predisposes area to plaque accumulation. However, with proper brushing and regular professional cleanings, your concern of bad breathe can be controlled. ...Read more
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