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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Mild Elevation Of Blood Pressure

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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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Dr. Corey Clay
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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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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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Can hubby take Zicam cold remedy plus without it affecting his blood pressure?

Can hubby take Zicam cold remedy plus without it affecting his blood pressure?

Won't do anything: Zicam shouldn't cause an effect on blood pressure, but probably wouldn't have an effect on his cold either. Their claims are questionable for this homeopathic product with a very dilute content of zinc. ...Read more

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I have been using propranolol 20 and feluoxetine 20 once per day for months but they decrease my blood pressure. What's the remedy?

Treat your symptoms: If you feel well, then you need no remedy. Oftentimes patients can tolerate low blood pressures without risk of passing out or causing stroke or heart attack. If you feel well walking around and do not have lightheadedness or symptoms, then there is nothing to do. Low blood pressure is usually caused by propanolol not fluoxetine, so a lower dose may be needed if you feel poorly. ...Read more

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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 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

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What is best natural remedy for high blood pressure?

What is best natural remedy for high blood pressure?

None: There are no natural remedies. The best treatment can be recommended when the underlying cause can be identified. Weight loss, exercise, smoking cessation, reduced alcohol use , diet low in salt and rich in potassium are essential ways before meds are used. ...Read more

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What is the best natural remedy for high blood pressure?

What is the best natural remedy for high blood pressure?

Low Sodium: A low sodium diet works but is difficult to achieve: you must avoid all dairy foods which are naturally high in sodium and not eat boxed, canned or restaurant foods. This means eating only meats, fruits, grains and vegetables in their unsalted state by cooking with other flavoring agents like lemon or other juices, herbs and spices, but not prepared sauces like soy or a1 or worcestershire. ...Read more

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Please describe a good natural remedy for treating high blood pressure?

Please describe a good natural remedy for treating high blood pressure?

Let's see: Regular walking exercise and good diet rich in vegetables and fruits, low in caffeine and alcohol, no smoking -- and healthy lifestyle of sleeping early and getting up early. ...Read more

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