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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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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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How many days does avapro (irbesartan) take to lower blood pressure?

How many days does avapro (irbesartan) take to lower blood pressure?

About a month.: Most physicians will give a new blood pressure medication about one month to see if it works as long as the blood pressure is not critically high (above180/100). Make sure you are also exercising, eating a low sodium diet (. ...Read more

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How many days or weeks should procardia (nifedipine) 30mg ER take to lower blood pressure?

How many days or weeks should procardia (nifedipine) 30mg ER take to lower blood pressure?

Variable: It will take at least 5 days to reach a steady state blood level, but it could take several weeks to have a maximal biologic effect. ...Read more

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What can I take to lower my blood pressure?

What can I take to lower my blood pressure?

Many choices: Before medication, diet and exercise can go an awful long way in controlling high blood pressure. Should that not be enough, there are literally dozens of drugs over several classes that can be used to treat high blood pressure. Your doctor will help identify the appropriate medication based on your individual needs. ...Read more

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Which type of pills can I take to decrease my blood pressure?

There are quite a : Few different anti-hypertensive medications. Your doctors will carefully select one that is appropriate based on your specific presentation. ...Read more

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Do I really need to take medicine to lower my blood pressure.?

Try diet change.: Reducing salt may help your blood pressure. Losing weight if you are overweight may help, but if your blood pressure is still high (over 140/90) medications are necessary.Lowering your blood pressure is important to reduce the risk of heart disease, kidney disease, and strokes. ...Read more

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How long will it take for lebetalol to lower my blood pressure?

How long will it take for lebetalol to lower my blood pressure?

Depends: After starting labetalol, you should detect improvement in your BP within 1-2 weeks. If your BP remains elevated, you may require a higher dose. This should be followed closely by your obstetrician. Pregnancy and high blood pressure are not "good bed fellows". ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will it take to lower my blood pressure?

Can someone tell me how long will it take to lower my blood pressure?

5-14 days: Your blood pressure will begin to lower with your first dose of medication, but it make take as long s 2 weeks on the new med to see where your blood pressure will level off. ...Read more

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How can I lower my blood pressure fast and at home, any advice? I don't take any meds

How can I lower my blood pressure fast and at home, any advice? I don't take any meds

Lifestyle changes: 1. Lose weight 2. Exercise regularly 3. Eat a healthy diet. 4. Limit sodium in your diet. 5. Limit alcohol. 6. Don't smoke. 7. Reduce caffeine. 8. Control stress with meditation, yoga, relaxation breathing, etc. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to lower blood pressure after making positive changes?

Blood pressure: It depends on what we're doing, doing hypertensive crisis we use intravenous medicines to get blood pressure into normal range within minutes hopefully. In elective blood pressure treatment can be days to weeks to get to pressure goal. ...Read more