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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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How can I raise my blood pressure? Is there anything I can eat or do?

How can I raise my blood pressure? Is there anything I can eat or do?

BP: You can stay well hydrated, increase the salt in your diet and wear support hose. ...Read more

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Is a blood pressure of around 140/90 really that bad that i need to take blood pressure pills or can i change my diet and lifestyle to help it go down?

Is a blood pressure of around 140/90 really that bad that i need to take blood pressure pills or can i change my diet and lifestyle to help it go down?

Not bad: but lifestyle is key; no smoking, no excess alcohol[max 12 ounce beer, 1.5 ounce liquor , or 4 ounce wine /day [only one of these wine is best for body] walk 20-30,min.. /day 6 d/wk, keep weight normal,. if diabetic or kidney disease may need bp med. take bp reading , average 20 readings , to know bp really, ideal 120/80 or less ...Read more

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What to do if I have very low blood pressure. How can I maximize my work out?

What to do if I have very low blood pressure. How can I maximize my work out?

Gradually: Ensure hydration status is optimal. Progressively increasing aerobic exercise ensuring good hydration during and after workout. Blood pressure will increase during your workout due to the increase heart function and heart rate (makes cardiac output increase significantly). This should be helpful. If you are symptomatically low with your blood pressure, some would consider increasing salt intake. ...Read more

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I will like to lose weight i would like to loose weight especilly belly fat i was wondering if liponeze would be a good pill to take also am taking pills for high blood pressure wil this afected me. Or what else can I take to lose belly fat and weight

I will like to lose weight i would like to loose weight especilly belly fat i was wondering if liponeze would be a good pill to take also am taking pills for high blood pressure wil this afected me. Or what else can I take to lose belly fat and weight

The : The answer to what will help you lose fat and weight, does not have to do with what kind of pill you will take, it's what doesn't go into your mouth. A healthy way to eat is to know what suits your life style. With a little dedicated time from your side, you can do the same. Good luck from nyc for more info visit www.Drgrossman.Com. ...Read more

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My blood pressure is high on a morning. What can I do to reduce it.

My blood pressure is high on a morning. What can I do to reduce it.

You may need medical: High blood pressure needs an evaluation and possibly treatment from a doctor. If the BP is running over 140/90 when you are restful and calm, it requires treatment for which you should visit your doctor especially if you have multipme readings over several days show high blood pressure values. ...Read more

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What can I do about high cholesterol while breastfeeding? Will it affect the baby?

What can I do about high cholesterol while breastfeeding? Will it affect the baby?

It's ok: Baby's need cholesterol for brain development. There are no recommendations for limiting fat in baby's diet until at least 2 years of age. Unless you have an inherited disorder of fat metabolism with outrageously high cholesterol, I suggest you put controlling your own cholesterol level on hold while breast feeding and you can feel relaxed about it - no problem! ...Read more

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What can I take to lose weight thats not bad for my body?

What can I take to lose weight thats not bad for my body?

2 good 2 B true: In reality, it doesn't exist. Team up with your doctor to creat a diet and exercise plan that's right for you. ...Read more

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I was just told that i'm anemic and my body is not absorbing b12. What would cause this and how can I do to imprive this?

I was just told that i'm anemic and my body is not absorbing b12. What would cause this and how can I do to imprive this?

Vit B12: Absorption of vit B12 can be interrupted if one is lacking intrinsic factor, or in the setting of autoimmune gastritis- that also can happen. You will need to get replacement of vit B12 if the level is low- that can be given via- sublingual, nasal spray or intramuscular injection. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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I want to loose my weight?How i can loose it ?What is my daily diet so that i can reduced my weight as soon as possible.

I want to loose my weight?How i can loose it ?What is my daily diet so that i can reduced my weight as soon as possible.

See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more

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What can I take? What can I take to reduce my blood pressure fast!

What can I take? What can I take to reduce my blood pressure fast!

There : There are at least 6 different classes of blood pressure (BP) drugs. Each is effective and each has contraindications or problems. Foe example, the classes known as ace inhibitors, arbs, and renin inhibitors can cause birth defects; and the class beta blockers are avoided in asthmatics. That is why doctors need to take a good history before prescribing.And one size does not fit all. Start with the dash diet (dietary approach to stop hypertension), avoid salt, lose weight, reduce stress to the degree possible, and consider meditation/relaxation. And see your doctor. A link to the dash is below. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how much time can I expect it to take for my blood pressure to start coming down once i change my diet?

Can you tell me how much time  can I expect it to take for my blood pressure to start coming down once i change my diet?

No answer: This question has been languishing because it's hard to answer - because there are too many variables. How will you change your diet? How consistent will you be? Are you over weight? How much weight do you intend to lose with your change in diet? How high is your bp? In general, dietary changes on average produce only modest changes in BP although there is interperson variablility. ...Read more

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I would really like to know how to lower the blood pressure because even with medication it does not work :( any ideas?

I would really like to know how to lower the blood pressure because even with medication it does not work :( any ideas?

Blood pressure: Some people require two, three or more medications to control bp. If BP is very hard to control we look for complicating problems. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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How long does it take to increase blood volume w/ exercise? And when you do this is it permenant ? Just trying to get my potsie body to be normal agai

Never heard of: Never heard of exercise increasing one's blood volume in a meaningful fashion. However exercise is almost always good for one's health. ...Read more

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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