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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Abnormal Blood Pressure

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Please tell me what causes abnormal blood pressure?

Please tell me what causes abnormal blood pressure?

Blood pressure: The diseases that can cause high or low blood pressure are legion and comprise virtually every category of disease, infectious, endocrine, gastrointestinal, renal, cardiac.... ...Read more

Dr. Ralph Wharton
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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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Abnormal blood pressure worse if upper or lower number?

Abnormal blood pressure worse if upper or lower number?

Both are bad: Docs used to think that a high number was normal with age, research found a higher risk for stroke with higher upper number than lower number if either number or both are high, there is risk for heart attack and stroke, and both need treatment. Risk starts to climb at 125/75, not 140/90. Blood pressure over 130/85 needs to be treated first with lifestyle changes, then medication if fails. ...Read more

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Is garlic an effective remedy for lowering high blood pressure?

Is garlic an effective remedy for lowering high blood pressure?

Probably: A meta-analysis looking at 8 studies looking at garlic and hypertension showed that 3-4 studies showed reduction in blood pressure. However there were flaws in methodology and there needs to be more studies before recommending this routinely. Probably safe to try it and see if it works for you.Fyi, if you are overweight, any attempt and successful weight loss will reduce blood pressure. Good luck! ...Read more

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What natural food/ remedy is good to control high blood pressure?

What natural food/ remedy is good to control high blood pressure?

Lifestyle changes: A combination diet rich in fruits, vegetables, legumes, and low-fat dairy products and low in snacks, sweets, meats, and saturated and total fat are the best foods to lower high blood pressure. Also, getting in at least 30 mins of cardiac exercise daily is extremely helpful. Limit your alcohol intake to no more than 2 drinks per day. Keep a healthy body weight/BMI. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is an effective home remedy for high blood pressure?

What is an effective home remedy for high blood pressure?

High blood pressure: There are no magic pills or cures for high blood pressure. Most often it is essential hypertension which means that we don't know the cause. What you can do is exercise regularly, aerobic exercise at least three times per week. Make sure that you are no obese, and eat healthy. There are findings that the dash diet or mediterranean diet can help to lower blood pressure and your heart risk. ...Read more

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What is the abnormal blood pressure for teenage? My blood pressure when the last time i saw is 145/82 is it normal for me 17 yrs old male

What is the abnormal blood pressure for teenage? My blood pressure when the last time i saw is 145/82 is it normal for me 17 yrs old male

Diagnosing high BP: One high blood pressure measurement does not mean you have hypertension. Relax, and check it again when you are feeling comfortable and have been sitting quietly for at least 5 minutes. If the blood pressure is consistently elevated in a young person, testing for causes of "secondary hypertension" is indicated. ...Read more

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Is there a natural remedy for a high blood pressure?

Is there a natural remedy for a high blood pressure?

Yes.: All patients with high blood pressure are recommended to change their lifestyle. This includes reducing the amount of salt and saturated fat in the diet, losing weight, avoiding alcohol, exercising regularly, and managing stress. If patients follow these recommendations and their blood pressure is well controlled, they may not need any blood pressure medication. Also see your doctor regularly. ...Read more

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What is the cause of low blood pressure. What remedy about that?

What is the cause of low blood pressure. What remedy about that?

Is it a problem?: A "normal" blood pressure varies from person to person. If you have no symptoms, then there's nothing to worry about. If you are symptomatic, then we need to ask why the pressure is low and address that. Many different conditions/situations can lower blood pressure. ...Read more

Dr. Jerome Zacks
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Abnormal Blood Pressure (Definition)

Abnormal blood pressure is a symptom in which a person's blood pressure is much higher or much lower than it should be for his age and body size. If either the systolic (upper number) pressure or the diastolic (lower number) pressure is not in the normal range, then the ...Read more