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Dr. Jason Cogdill
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Mild Elevation Of Blood Pressure (Overview)

Mild elevation of blood pressure (mild hypertension) is a symptom in which a person's systolic pressure (upper number) is 140-159, or his diastolic pressure (lower number) is 90-99. High blood pressure should be treated to avoid damage to one's body over time.


Dr. Jason Cogdill
98 doctors shared insights

Mild Elevation Of Blood Pressure (Overview)

Mild elevation of blood pressure (mild hypertension) is a symptom in which a person's systolic pressure (upper number) is 140-159, or his diastolic pressure (lower number) is 90-99. High blood pressure should be treated to avoid damage to one's body over time.


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How can I get rid of high blood pressure?

How can I get rid of high blood pressure?

Hypertension : Usually essential hypertension is for life. However with aggressive lifestyle changes, weight loss and salt avoidance you may control your bp. That being said continue with medications until told otherwise by your doctor. ...Read more

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Are there any tips to prevent high blood pressure?

Diet and Exercise: The best means of preventing high blood pressure are to eat a good diet, regularly exercise, abstain from smoking and only drink alcohol in moderation. ...Read more

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How can I lower my genetic high blood pressure?

How can I lower my genetic high blood pressure?

HTN: not sure what you mean by genetic HTN, but generally unless you have some rare secondary cause of HTN, ie renal artery stenosis, etc, then HTN is treated like all other HTN. Low salt diet, weight loss, exercise, medications. ...Read more

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Can anithistamines cause elevation in blood pressure?

No: Antihistamines do not cause a significant rise in blood pressure. However combination formulation with decongestants could. ...Read more

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Please tell me if there is anything OTC or everyday that will lower mild blood pressure?

Please tell me if there is anything OTC or everyday that will lower mild blood pressure?

Mild bp elevation: Low salt diet(dash) along with aerobic exercise and meditation can help lower bp. Meditation also helps with this. These things need to be continued and BP checked to be sure that if it normalizes it stays that way. Importantly don't smoke.... ...Read more

Dr. Lonnie Smith
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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


Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
51 doctors shared insights

Moderate High Blood Pressure (Definition)

Moderate high blood pressure (moderate hypertension) is a symptom in which a person's systolic pressure (upper number) is 160-179, or his diastolic pressure (lower number) is 100-109. High blood pressure should be treated to avoid damage to ...Read more