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What Happens To Blood Pressure When You Drink
What happens to blood pressure when you drink too much water, and it is re-absorbed into the vascular system?
No: Large amounts of sodium(salt) increases one's intravascular volume, nor water. ...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
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Simple answer 'Yes': 53y/o asks When you drink does it raise blood pressure while drink has effect. Simple answer Yes. Alcohol, especially if taken in much quantity, can affect any system of the body; from the Head with headache and the Brain with impaired judgment and confusion to the feet not being in balance walking. And when one has HBP the potential for Stroke increases. ...Read more
What can I do to raise blood pressure besides eat and drink and move ? It's 88 over 62 . Is that normal ?
My husband, 71, on 3 blood pressure meds had a drink and then fell. He moaned, appeared to be out for seconds and then was ok.He has no memory of it ?
Should be examined: Passing out, especially when happens for the first time at an older age, should be evaluated in an emergency room. It may be related to heart rhythms, transiently low blood pressure from medication, dehydration, blood vessel dilation (occurs with alcohol). Only a trained medical practitioner can answer after exam. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I take medication for blood pressure. Used to drink a lot but now beers taste heavy and thick. Why?
Beer: There is no reason i can think of, why taste for beer should change. ...Read more
I rarely ever drink soda and never add salt to my food. What are some ways to lower my blood pressure?
Lower BP naturally: To lower BP naturally - consume less salty food; avoid saturated fat; avoid sugars, breads and pizza; eat mostly colored fruit and veggie and whole grains; achieve ideal weight; exercise twice daily; focus on potassium and magnesium rich foods; nuts are excellent; unsalted of course; omega 3 can help ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer