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I have high blood presser what is a good friut to eat?

I have high blood presser what is a good friut to eat?

Most natural fruits: Important to eat healthy . Avoid processed food as the tend to have high sodium . No added salt diet and if obese lose weight. ...Read more

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Hi my blood pressure is 148\98. Is that high and what should I do. Thanks?

Hi my blood pressure is 148\98. Is that high and what should I do. Thanks?

High BP: Blood pressure reading of 148/98 is considered high. If taken correctly and remains elevated, lifestyle changes and likely medications will be needed. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Sometimes if i eat something high in sodium i will get a headache. I am nervous. Does this mean high blood pressure ?

No necessarily: Just get your blood pressure checked during ytour symptoms. It makes sense to limit your sodium intake since it makes you feel well, and may increase your risks for other health issues. ...Read more

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What to do if I suffer from high blood pressure and high cholesterol what would be a good and safe workout?

What to do if I suffer from high blood pressure and high cholesterol what would be a good and safe workout?

Walking, aerobics: First and foremost, of course, is to speak with your internist and to get your cholesterol and BP down. As for exercise, if your blood pressure is under control, you should be able to perform whatever activity you choose (though you should clear this with your internist first). If your BP remains high, though, i would suggest activities that do not stress the heart as much, i.e. Walking/aerobics. ...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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I have high blood pressure how health is it for me to try and get pregnant?

I have high blood pressure how health is it for me to try and get pregnant?

There are blood : Pressure medicines that are safe for pregnancy. Blood pressure ideally should be controlled during pregnancy otherwise it may create problems like pre-eclampsia and eclampsia .Cut down on salt intake and maintain ideal body weight. Bless you ! ...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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What to do if I have high blood sugar. is it diabetes?

What to do if I have high blood sugar. is it diabetes?

High Blood Sugar: You need to see a physician to see if you could benefit from a prescription medicine for this. Besides that, know that type 2 diabetes is a lifestyle disease. Cut your carbs! Start exercising! Eat a teaspoon of cinnamon every day. Lose weight! Stop all sweeteners and all sugars and all carbs other than non-starchy vegetables. ...Read more

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What to do if I am young and I have a high blood pressure?

What to do if I am young and I have a high blood pressure?

Go see your doctor: We worry about high blood pressure in all our patients but in young people, we worry about treatable causes such as renal artery stenosis. Best to keep track of your blood pressure and bring in your cuff for calibration. Your doc may want to discuss further testing & evaluation. Don't ignore high blood pressure as it increases risk for stroke, heart failure & chronic kidney disease. ...Read more

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My blood pressure is normal but my heart rate is high. What does that mean & what kind if doc do I need to see. I do feel dizzy all the time?

My blood pressure is normal but my heart rate is high.  What does that mean & what kind if doc do I need to see.  I do feel dizzy all the time?

Maybe need activity: How high matters, but it may be a question of getting more activity/exercise into your daily routine. It would be something a family doctor/gp can consider and only refer you to a heart specialist if needed. The dizziness may be related and might help diagnose the problem. Ask questions until you understand the answers. Consider taking notes so the next doctor will get a clear idea. Best! ...Read more

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What to do if I have high blood pressure during pregenancy?

What to do if I have high blood pressure during pregenancy?

See your ob: Need to see your OB asap. VERY important to control blood pressure during pregnancy for you and your unborn child. Regular exersice (30-60 min, 5x/wk) Watch your diet (salt, processed foods, sodium) If on med for BP by your OB....take it.... Regular (even weekly at times) OB visits. Good Luck. ...Read more