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What is the best treatment for managing blood pressure?

What is the best treatment for managing blood pressure?

Exercise & Nutrition: Once you've been diagnosed w/hypertension (high blood pressure), decide w/your family doc if you can start w/lifestyle modification before going on meds. With that said, even if you need drugs, lifestyle modification is still a good idea. For instance, quit smoking, exercise regularly & eat healthy. Get enough sleep & consider meditation, too. And buy a BP cuff to measure your response to efforts. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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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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What is the cure for low blood pressure?

What is the cure for low blood pressure?

Depends on history: Blood pressure is only too low if associated with symptoms. A low blood number alone does not require any treatment. Some low blood pressures are related to other medications and dosage adjustments may be a solution. Other times additional medications that cause salt retention, blood vessel constriction, or prevention of some reflexes can be beneficial. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for high blood sugar?

What is the best treatment for high blood sugar?

Diet and meds: A diabetic diet is the basis of any treatment. If diet is not effective then medications are added. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for babys low blood sugar?

What is the best treatment for babys low blood sugar?

See Below: You should not be treating a low blood sugar. Has this been evaluated and diagnosed? This is something that needs to be addressed by a provider. ...Read more

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What is the What is the medicine for blood pressure?

What is the What is the medicine for blood pressure?

Medicine for BP: Generally speaking, the best medication for blood pressure control would be (1) the one that works and (2) that takes into account your other medical issues. Realize, though, that it's unusual to be able to effectively control your blood pressure with just one medication - patients typically need two or three so you need medications that play nicely together in your body. ...Read more

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What is the What is the medicine for blood pressure?

What is the What is the medicine for blood pressure?

Which Way Is UpDown?: To increase blood pressure? To decrease it? What? You gotta problem? There's LOTS of medicines for treating blood pressure either way, by far the most common for lowering blood pressure. They are all based on what the problem is. It's kind of complicated. But at 16, if you have a blood pressure problem, ask mom to take you to the doctor ...Read more

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What is the treatment for blood around the heart?

What is the treatment for blood around the heart?

Cardiac tamponade: Is fluid or blood between the heart & its surrounding sac, the pericardium. A needle may be introduced into the space to remove fluid, or a window may be made in the pericardium. Fluids &/or pressor agents may be given to maintain BP until fluid removed. Oxygen is given to reduce the heart's workload. Tests are performed to determine the cause. See comment for source of more info—>. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine to cure a high blood pressure?

What is the best medicine to cure a high blood pressure?

The "best" depends: There is no one best medicine for everyone. Your doctor will consider the most likely causes based on your specific conditions. Sometimes low doses of several medications are prescribed to reduce pressure while minimizing medication side effects. The benefit of light-to-moderate exercise is very real. If you are healthy enough to exercise, but are sedentary, start walking, bicycling, or swimming. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for raised intracranial pressure?

What is the best treatment for raised intracranial pressure?

Reduce it!: True rise in intra cranial pressure is serious it is evidenced by headache, nausea and vomiting , swelling of the optic discs and sometimes altered mental status. There is a relatively benign condition called benign intracranial hypertension ( otherwise known as psuedotumor cerebri) with different causes that is relieved by taking cerebrospinal fluid through a lumbar puncture. ...Read more

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What is the best natural remedy for high blood pressure?

What is the best natural remedy for high blood pressure?

Low Sodium: A low sodium diet works but is difficult to achieve: you must avoid all dairy foods which are naturally high in sodium and not eat boxed, canned or restaurant foods. This means eating only meats, fruits, grains and vegetables in their unsalted state by cooking with other flavoring agents like lemon or other juices, herbs and spices, but not prepared sauces like soy or a1 or worcestershire. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for blood clots?

What is the treatment for blood clots?

Depends: Formation of blood clots is normal if there is injury to the tissue. Abnormal blood clot formation in blood vessels is treated with either clot busting drugs like tPA or by preventing the growth of the clot with blood thinning drugs like heparin and coumadin. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for high blood pressure during pregnancy?

What is the best medicine for high blood pressure during pregnancy?

Several options.: Alpha methyldopa, nifedipine, hydralazine, Labetalol are all appropriate antihypertensives during pregnancy. Their goal is to minimize maternal risk, although the do little to mitigate fetal risks. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for low blood pressure? When should it be alarming?

What is the best remedy for low blood pressure? When should it be alarming?

Hypotension.: The remedy for an instance of low BP would depend on the cause. Dehydration? Over-medication? Something else ? Ultimately, though, relevant symptoms should be a cause for alarm - lightheadedness, fainting, palpitations. ...Read more

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Is it normal to always have a consistent high blood pressure? What the cause? And what is the best practice to reduce it. Thanks

Not normal.: Consistent high blood pressure > 140/90 is hypertension. Treatment is to avoid things that might elevate it such as alcohol and salt and to engage in active diet exercise and wt loss. Next step is to treat with medications if necessary. ...Read more

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What is the best medication to treat high blood pressure?

What is the best medication to treat high blood pressure?

Depends: There are a lot of factors that affect what medicine should be given first. Race, whether you have diabetes, your age, and how high the blood pressure is would all be factors. Since many patients end up needing two or more medications, it often becomes a mute point which to start with. A thiazide diuretic, ace inhibitor, or arb are good choices for a starting medication. ...Read more

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What is the best time for checking blood sugar?

What is the best time for checking blood sugar?

Fast/2 hr postmeal: Fasting and 2 hr post prandial (post meal) are the best time to check blood sugars as there are normal ranges used to assess these levels. ...Read more

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Don?T understand what are normal blood pressure readings?

Don?T understand what are normal blood pressure readings?

120/80 or less: This standard has been moving. It seems that the lowest pressure that is tolerated is best but generally we prefer less than 120/less than 80. Over 130 sytolic or 90 diastolic is undesirable. ...Read more

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How can I get a normal blood pressure?

Hard to do alone: Initial steps loose weight exercise more 'low sodium/salt intake low fat meals If these don't work you will have to add medication ...Read more

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Normal blood pressure for male age 14?

Normal blood pressure for male age 14?

140/85 or LESS: Your BP should be 140/85 or less at rest. It is normal for it to go up with activity and stress. You should check your BP after resting for 5 min. Females typically have low bp. I would not worry about low numbers unless you feel tired or dizzy. Young, skinny, healthy females typically have BP of 90/60 without problems. ...Read more

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What's normal blood pressure ? 43 years old

What's normal blood pressure ? 43 years old

Less than 140/90: Normal BP: Systolic lower than 120 mm Hg, diastolic lower than 80 mm Hg. Prehypertension (means above the normal but not high enough to call it high BP): Systolic 120-139 mm Hg, diastolic 80-89 mm Hg. High blood BP is any value above 140/90. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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What is a normal blood pressure for 2 year olds?

What is a normal blood pressure for 2 year olds?

Range of 94/54-74/34: Formula to calculate BP range in children over age 1 is: higher sys 90 +2(age in years) lower sys:70 + 2(age in years) subtract 40 from systolic to calculate diastolic range. ...Read more

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What is a normal blood pressure for my age at 47?

What is a normal blood pressure for my age at 47?

120/80: Normal NORMAL blood pressure is 120/80. As we age, both numbers can drift up, so 130/80 wouldn't be too worrisome although lower is better. If your bottom number is going up (90 or more) then you are starting to show some sign your body is reacting to a higher than normal blood pressure, and it is time to ask about how to prevent its going even higher. See your provider. ...Read more

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Need help. Is 125 systolic a normal blood pressure?

Yes, but...: Most would consider this a fairly appropriate blood pressure, and indeed if one has the diagnosis of hypertension, this is in appropriate range. Officially, a blood pressure between 120 - 139 over 80-89, is considered "prehypertension". ...Read more

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Need help. Is 105/64 normal blood pressure for a woman?

Need help. Is 105/64 normal blood pressure for a woman?

Blood pressure : Blood pressure normals are a range and fairly wide on the low side. Anything over 140/90 we consider high, on the low side if you feel well, even 80/50 would be ok. ...Read more

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What is the normal blood pressure of a person age 40 and above?

What is the normal blood pressure of a person age 40 and above?

There is a range: Ideal BP is below 120/70, acceptable BP is below 130/80. Consistent readings above these ranges need to be monitored and treated under the care of your physician. ...Read more

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Might it be possible that a person with normal blood pressure have spikes?

Blood pressure: BP is not a constant. It varies throughout the day. Stressful conditions during the day could cause 'spikes' in otherwise normal pressure. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what is the normal blood pressure for men in their 40's?

Could you tell me what is the normal blood pressure for men in their 40's?

120/80: This is at least the goal. People vary widely with their blood pressure but we like to make sure the top number is less than 130. If it is higher than this, you are getting into the realm of pre-hypertension, or the beginning stages of high blood pressure. ...Read more

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What is normal blood pressure. Mine was 144/ 79when i went to the dr. Is there any cause for concern?

What is normal blood pressure. Mine was  144/ 79when i went to the dr.  Is there any cause for concern?

Best below 120 ; 80: Study questions: https://www.Healthtap.Com/#user_questions/1275967, https://www.Healthtap.Com/#user_questions/1275427. The strongest bad news correlation with elevated BP is stroke, systolic more than diastolic, ?ed rate of cvds events, chronic ; acute, faster ? in kidney function with age, etc. Meds not only/best option. Of meds, fat soluble acei (e.g. Aceon) ; Coreg (carvedilol) have best health track record. ...Read more

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What is the normal blood pressure for 21 years old?

What is the normal blood pressure for 21 years old?

120/80: This is considered normal blood pressure for adults. Many people, especially young females, could have lower blood pressure than this which would also be considered normal. Low blood pressure is not a concern unless you have associated dizziness/fainting. High blood pressure at this age would be over 135/85 to 90 mm Hg. ...Read more

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I have high normal blood pressure, would i pass a medical to skydive?

I have high normal blood pressure, would i pass a medical to skydive?

No such thing: Jnc7 guidelines are very clear reagarding normal and elevated blood pressure. Normal blood pressure is 140/90 mmhg (130/80 for diabetes). 139/89 mmhg is normal and wouldn't prevent jump. ...Read more

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What is the normal blood pressure for a 16 yr old?

What is the normal blood pressure for a 16 yr old?

Lower than adult: THe 16 yo BP is not as high as an adults. THe systolic should range between 95-105 and diastolic 50-65. ...Read more