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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
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Hypertension (Definition)

A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure and a diastolic blood pressure. The systolic blood pressure is the maximum pressure the blood exerts on the vessels when the heart is beating. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the vessels in between heartbeats. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, begins when the systolic blood pressure remains above 140 or when the diastolic blood pressure remains above 90. Hypertension can be a result of increased blood flow through vessels or increased resistance to ...Read more


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I have high blood pressure. Can one beer a day lower it?

I have high blood pressure. Can one beer a day lower it?

Get your stress out: Relaxation is the key to reversing tension associated with high blood pressure. An occasional beer if it helps you to relax may be useful but the long term solution is to learn how to live a low or no stress life style. Exercise, meditation and other movement practices like chi gung are very useful as well as elimination of red and hormone containing meats. Garlic is quite helpful. ...Read more

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I have high blood pressure should I take beer once in awhile? I smoke too but I am cutting down to like ten sticks a day.

I have high blood pressure should I take beer once in awhile? I smoke too but I am cutting down to like ten sticks a day.

High blood pressure: Recommendations are not more than one drink per day for women or two drinks per day for men. Most importantly you should stop smoking. If your pressure is borderline, just stopping smirking will help you the most. Adding exercise will also help to lower your blood pressure. ...Read more

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Is it good for drinking beer for high blood pressure?

Is it good for drinking beer for high blood pressure?

No: Drinking beer adds additional calories and weight to your body. The more your drink, the higher your weight is. The higher your weight is, then it is more likely that your high blood pressure will worsen. ...Read more

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Do I stop drinking beer or coffee with high blood pressure?

Do I stop drinking beer or coffee with high blood pressure?

High blood pressure: In general one should moderate their intake of beer and coffee if they are hypertensive. A cup of coffee daily and a beer once or twice a week for most people wouldn't be a problem. ...Read more

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What happens if I have high blood pressure can I drink?

What happens if I have high blood pressure can I drink?

Alcohol and BP: Hi. Alcohol can cause or worsen high blood pressure. My advice is get your blood pressure well treated. Drinking with high blood pressure is OK as long as: 1) your BP is well controlled, and 2) you're not an alcoholic (i.e., drink in moderation). ...Read more

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Which hard drink don't have harmful effect to peoples with uric axid (nizatidine) & high blood pressure?

Which hard drink don't have harmful effect to peoples with uric axid (nizatidine) & high blood pressure?

None: It is not the type of drink that is harmful to uric acid and blood pressure, but the alcohol in the drink. High uric acid and hi BP are treatable with lifestyle changes (low sodium/salt diet, weight loss, exercise, limit alcohol) but sometimes require medicine. Even on medicine, you should continue with the healthy lifestyle. Google dash diet (diet is a 4 letter word, should make it your life). ...Read more

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Which vegetables are good in combating high blood pressure? . My mom suffers from it, so I extract their juices for her to drink to keep her healthy.

Which vegetables are good in combating high blood pressure? . My mom suffers from it, so I extract their juices for her to drink to keep her healthy.

Reds and greens!: Nitrates in beets are beneficial to relaxation of blood vessels. Combine beets with a little bit of ginger and honey for a delicious drink, ! used hey protein with dark cherry juice for a more filling smoothie. Kale and other green add fiber and powerful antioxidants. ...Read more

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What kind of wine can u drink if u hve high blood pressure?

It's beneficial!: Not only can you drink non-alcohol red wine with high blood pressure, they actually say it's beneficial to your cardiovascular health. How about that! Enjoy yoiurself and stay healthy. ...Read more

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What blood pressure meds can you take and safely drink beers occasionally?

There are: Several classes of medication with which alcohol consumption is allowed. Ask your doctor for recommendation. Specific med recommendation depends on your individual case and insurance coverage. ...Read more

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I have type 2 diabetes, and high blood pressure, I take meds 4 both ilike to drink beer only is light beer better 4 me I no, no beer is best?

I have type 2 diabetes, and high blood pressure, I take meds 4 both ilike to drink beer only is light beer better 4 me I no, no beer is best?

No beer best, but: If want it, have lite beer, no more than 1 daily, with food
avoids high sugars, low sugars, and too much can alter mental status so can't regnize hi/lo feelings. ...Read more

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What happens to the heart if you have high blood pressure?

What happens to the heart if you have high blood pressure?

Thickens: High blood pressure over time results in response called hyper trophy. This affects the main pumping chamber, the left ventricle. The chronic pressure overload can also cause the left upper chamber to dilate which can lead to arrhythmia such as atrial fibrillation. The end stage result can be heart failure. ...Read more

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My dad's blood pressure is 187/108. I know that's very bad. What happens if you have high blood pressure?

My dad's blood pressure is 187/108. I know that's very bad. What happens if you have high blood pressure?

Acute and chronic: Acutely, there are no adverse effects (unless the BP is exceptionally high, higher than your father's). But over the long run, the risk increases for stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and kidney disease. Your father needs to get his BP under control - not today, but over the next couple of months. ...Read more

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My blood pressure is 106/65 and my pulse is 65.Do I need to go to the E.R.? I normally have high blood pressure.

NO: You are fine. Relax. This is normal BP and Pulse. There is normal range of BP from 90/60 to 140/85. and Pulse varies from 60 to 100. ...Read more

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How do you know you have high blood pressure?

How do you know you have high blood pressure?

Silent disease: High blood pressure usually does not usually have any symptoms. You must have it checked. Optimally it should be less than 120/70. If it is above 140/90 its high and in between 130/80 its on the borderline side. Lifestyle changes are the best: limit caffeine, limit salt, lose weight, exercise, eat more fruits/veggies. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have high blood pressure?

Hypertension: Hi blood pressure is an elevation of the resistance of the blood vessels throughout the body. If the resistance increases, your heart and other organs have to work harder and thereby begin to negatively affect them over time if left untreated. ...Read more

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How will I know if I have high blood pressure?

How will I know if I have high blood pressure?

High Blood Pressure: The only way to know whether or not you have high blood pressure is to get checked. To get the diagnosis of hypertension or high blood pressure see a physician. A physician will also help decide what treatments are necessary and if other things need to be evaluated as well. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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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


Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) (Definition)

Also known as hypertension, high blood pressure occurs when blood pressure is 140/90 or higher. A systolic blood pressure (top number) is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum contraction and a diastolic blood pressure (bottom number) is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum relaxation. ...Read more