Doctor insights on:
Water Pills Diuretics Blood Pressure
Diuresis: They act on the tubular part of the microscopic nephron in the kidney which filters out water and prevents reabsorption of that water in various parts of the tubule. Then this return blood deprived of water again circulates through the skin releases a plasma and it is avid for water and sucks it back. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
By strict definition, a diuretic is any medicine causing increased urination. More practically, a diuretic is a medicine causing the kidney to secrete excess fluid by blocking the re-absorption of either water itself or electrolytes like sodium (primarily), potassium, chloride and bicarbonate. These medicines are effective treatments for many disorders including ...Read more
I will like to drink a glass of wine but I take blood pressure medication toporol Xl 25 and water pill 1/2 can I do this?
I use to take linstropril (sp ?) htcz for my blood pressure and my new doc changed me over to Tenex (guanfacine) but that does that have a water pill
High blood pressure: can either be a volume problem (blood) or a container (blood vessels) problem or both. Diuretics alleviate the "volume" problem by tricking the kidney to eliminate more salt (and free water ) from the body. ...Read more
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
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Can drinking water help lower blood pressure?
- Can a water softener cause high blood pressure?
- Do diuretics lower blood pressure?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Cranberry pills for lowering blood pressure
- Are odorless garlic pills as good for high blood pressure as fresh garlic?
- Lasix loop affecting water pill diuretic
- Bumex loop affecting water pill diuretic
- Talk to a cardiologist online