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What Is A Safe And Effective Way To Lose Weight With High Blood Pressure
Hypertension: An answer specific to an individual is imprudent here. Talk to your doctor about your specific situation. ...Read more
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
How will the heat during the body wrap procedure affect my blood pressure? I am suffering from high blood pressure and with medication it is under control, except in the rare cases when i get nervous. I would like to lose some weight and I am willing to g
I had a total colectomy 16 years ago and have had significant weight gain and high blood pressure since. Any ideas on how to lose or stop gaining?
Diet & exercise: Are key...Why 8 kgs? This will likely take 3-6 months depending upon where you are starting from & how intensely you pursue. ...Read more
Cardio exercises: Proper exercises are helpful in controlling blood pressure. Safe exercises include walking briskly, cycling, swimming laps, etc. Avoid heavy or strenuous weight lifting as this causes a spike in blood pressure. Check with your doctor for safe exercises for your particular condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I go to the gym and lift weights, since I have high blood pressure (150/90)? I am 31 years old, 6-1, 230lbs.
No: First take care of your blood pressure. Aerobic exercise can help your blood pressure as can dietary changes. Lifting weights can transiently raise your blood pressure to dangerous levels. Also high BP can thicken the heart muscle which is worsened by lifting weights. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have high blood pressure 140/102 how do I control it without taking medicine? Height 5'9 weight 100kgs
Weight loss: If you are 28 years old, you should see your doctor to make sure there isn't anything else causing the high blood pressure. You are too young for this. That being said, with a bmi of 32 in the obese range, weight loss will significantly lower your blood pressure. Other things: eat less salt, exercise more, engage in stress reducing activities... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood Pressure: Stop: Use this link to calculate your ideal weight: http://www.Bmi-calculator.Net/. Lifestyle changes such as losing weight, exercising regularly, decreasing sodium (salt) intake, avoiding alcohol and stimulants e.g. Caffeine, getting enough sleep and treating sleep apnea all help. However, blood pressure tends to rise gradually with age, so be prepared to take some medicines in needed to prevent stroke. ...Read more
Any exercises u can: You can do virtually any exercises you are physically able to do once your blood pressure is adequately controlled. Combination of weight-bearing and aerobic excercises offer better results than either alone, so if you can do both, then do both, do them all...If u are of advanced age and want to be extra safe, consult doc for possible exercise-test etc...Stay well/healthy..Good luck.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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