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Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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My blood pressure ws135/90.Doc.Put me on lisinipril.I wd rather tk somethg naturally. Wht do u thinkof product called marine d3.Helps lower bp& choest?

My blood pressure ws135/90.Doc.Put me on lisinipril.I wd rather tk somethg naturally. Wht do u thinkof product called marine d3.Helps lower bp& choest?

HTN: Unfortunately, multiple clams of various natural products to lower blood pressure have suffered failure. It's not that I am against natural remedies. In fact, I am very much for, but i don't want to instill false hope in you. Interestingly enough, pomegranate juice has been shown to lower blood pressure but its effect is modest at best and it would require daily use of fairly large quantities. ...Read more

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My doctor checked my blood pressure the other day and it was 145/85. Is that bad for my age?

My doctor checked my blood pressure the other day and it was 145/85. Is that bad for my age?

Maybe. Maybe not.: One number doesn't mean much. A person needs several measurements, preferably when not sick. If next week's measurements are still above 125/75 for a young adult, she can make a diary of measurements for 2 weeks, and take the numbers to her doctor. Measurements can be after waking in the morning, once during the day after doing something sort of "stressful", and a third measurement before bed. ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! will mint lower blood pressure?

Need doctor's help! will mint lower blood pressure?

High BP: There is no large scale data to prove its efficacy. However lot of people use it as a home remedy for high bp. If you want you can use it. ...Read more

Dr. Zahid Niazi
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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