Can spicy food cause high blood pressure?

No, watch the salt. Many types of cuisine that are spicy are also very high in sodium. For most people, an occasional meal at an ethnic restaurant is not an issue. However, a diet that is consistently high in sodium may be a contributing factor to high blood pressure.

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What food causes high blood pressure?

Many. A better answer is what foods can reverse high blood pressure. This includes the dash diet: 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). Read more...
Food and HIBP. Salt; saturated fats; sugars; breads; pizza; fried foods; refined carbs; Read more...

On high blood pressure, are there other foods that can cause blood pressure spikes like starches or grains?

Salt. Salt does cause fluid retention and therefore increases blood pressure. Very low blood sugar can cause release of adrenaline which raises blood pressure, other than that, I do not know of any interaction with particular foods. Read more...

In case of high blood pressure which food can eat?

Restrict salt intake. The DASH diet recommend low salt (sodium restricted to 2000 mg/day) or approx 2 teaspoons of salt or less /day. Please be mindful of foods with hidden salt in them - cold cuts, cheese for instance. Avoid canned foods - typically preserved with salt or brine. A diet rich in fresh fruits and vegetables is ideal - . Read more...

High blood pressure, how can I lower it? With foods. Thank you

Lowering . Lowering your blood pressure without drugs is certainly possible, and often the first step we recommend for patients. The best approach to lowering your blood pressure with food is to follow the dash diet (www.Dashdiet.Org). The effectiveness of this diet was proven in a large clinical trial. This diet minimizes the daily intake of salt (sodium), and increases the intake of potassium. Salt raises blood pressure by causing fluid retention, and eliminating excess salt from the diet can be very effective for some people. Fresh, potassium-rich foods help lower blood pressure. An easy rule of thumb is to avoid processed foods or eating out, eat several servings of fruit and vegetables daily, and never add salt to pre-prepared food. When cooking from scratch, it is ok to add salt as a seasoning. Read more...
DASH diet. The dietary approach to systolic hypertension (dash) diet is quite effective. www.dashdiet.org. Read more...

Best foods to lower down hypertension or high blood pressure. Thanks?

Simple is better. Fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grain, and less salt. The more processed the food is, the more likelihood is that it will contain salt and other preservatives that may adversely affect bp. Also, increasing exercise and weight loss help. If there is any question of sleep apnea, get tested. That, too, can increase bp. Read more...

Can there be drugs or food that can cure high blood pressure permanently?

Cure HI BP. Great question: optimal diet is DASH Diet: low salt, low saturated fat, low cholesterol, 8 servings of colored fruit and vegetables daily, pomegranates, tomato, kiwi, spinach, kale, whole grains and low animal protein (4 - 5 oz per day of very lean meat, fish, poultry only). Don't smoke. Drink 3 liters fluid per day. Minimize caffeine. BP might melt away !! -- meds lower BP but won't "cure HIBP" Read more...

Please for high blood pressure what food usefull to decrease pressure? 50 years old

Low salt, DASH. Google "dash" diet for a list of foods that will help. Avoid excess salt in your diet. If overweight, try to get to a body mass index of <25. Read more...
Exercise +. Food. See http://www.Nhlbi.Nih.Gov/health/public/heart/hbp/hbp_low/hbp_low.Pdf. Read more...
Food for HTN. Great question: low salt, low saturated fat, low cholesterol, 8 servings of colored fruit and vegetables daily, pomegranates, tomato, kiwi, spinach, kale, low animal protein (4 - 5 oz per day of meat, fish, poultry only). Don't smoke. Drink 3 liters fluid per day. Minimize caffeine. Look up DASH Diet. Read more...