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Is garlic good for high blood pressure?

Is garlic good for high blood pressure?

Yes, but...: The effect on systolic BP (top number), is modest, and more thn on the diastolic (bottom number). The effective dose may be higher than many people may want: equivalent to 4 cloves of raw garlic daily. Unknown if cooked or crushed/minced.Etc has same effect. Heating and releasing the sulfurous compounds (odor causing) affect the med effect. This dose can cause gas, upset stomach, social probs. ...Read more

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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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What is a good diet to reduce high blood pressure?

What is a good diet to reduce  high blood pressure?

LOW SODIUM: The cornerstone of dietary management is to limit your daily sodium intake to 2000 mg. The key is to look out for high-sodium foods. For example, a fast food burger and fries can easily have over 2000mg of sodium, and that's just one meal! A specific diet that is available online is the DASH diet. Tried and true, very effective. ...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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Is paprika powder good for high blood pressure and diabetes 2?

Is paprika powder good for high blood pressure and diabetes 2?

Maybe...: Paprika is an anti-inflammatory. As such it may help to attenuate the underlying defect of type 2 dm, cellular Insulin resistance. Since hypertension is also due to ir, it may help with both. So does garlic, onion, fennel and cinnamon, the latter published in nejm last year. Exercise and low glycemic index diet are still the two best options. ...Read more

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What is a good multivitamin and diet for someone with high blood pressure?

What is a good multivitamin and diet for someone with high blood pressure?

Moderation: Lowering your sodium intake is good. Alcohol in moderation (<2 drinks per day) decreasing fat/carbohydrate intake to lose weight. These are all good dietary recomendations. Any good once daily multivitamin should do. You should ask your pharmacist as they are a wealth of information about medication. ...Read more

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Is green tea good for high blood pressure?

Is green tea good for high blood pressure?

ECGC: Green tea contains a polyphenol called epigallocatechin-3-gallate (ecgc) which was shown in rats to decrease systolic blood pressure. A study by y.C. Yang indicated that consistent use of green tea can lower risk of developing high blood pressure. However, the caffeine in green tea may cause a blood pressure increase in some individuals. ...Read more

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A doctor told me drinking a lot of water can cause high blood pressure and sweating is also not good for high blood pressure is this true?

A doctor told me drinking a lot of water can cause high blood pressure and sweating is also not good for high blood pressure is this true?

Yes: Drinking too much water hurts the kidneys. Your total water intake, including water in your food should not normally exceed 2 l. Drink only when you are thirsty. ...Read more

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What's a good diet for high cholesterol and high blood pressure?

What's a good diet for high cholesterol and high blood pressure?

DASH diet: Best diet is dash: fruits: 4-5 servings/day vegetables: 4-5 servings/day whole grains or fiber: 6-8 servings/day dairy (low fat): 2-3 serving/day meat (lean): 2 servings/day lower dietary sodium intake low fat (<6% of daily calories) low cholesterol intake (<150 mg/day) low sodium intake (<2.4 grams/day) - http://goo.Gl/szdci. ...Read more

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Please describe a good diet for high blood pressure?

Please describe a good diet for high blood pressure?

Diet for HTN: DASH is best. I have a checklist here for DASHing. Here is book number I recommend. ISBN 9780743410076 I specialize in high blood pressure and salt and happy to do 2nd opinion. Live. ...Read more

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Which is a good diet for high cholesterol and high blood pressure?

Which is a good diet for high cholesterol and high blood pressure?

Low salt low fat : A low-salt low-fat diet is best for cardiovascular and overall health. Studies have shown that a mediterranean diet which is high in vegetables , nuts and fish intake is the best overall type of diet. ...Read more

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What is good medicine for high blood tension?

Depends: There are many good options for whatever age. The right medicine is determined by what is causing the high blood pressure, how high it is, other meds you are taking, and insurance coverage, and other factors. ...Read more

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Is non-vegetarian bad for high blood pressure?

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No.: Just watch the salt in your food. Too much salt causes more high prtessure than the meat. ...Read more

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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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High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) (Definition)

Also known as hypertension, high blood pressure is a condition that occurs when blood pressure is 140/90 or higher. Newer recommendations state that greater than 130/80 should be considered high blood pressure. ...Read more