Possible. and if it did, what a great bonus for you. quit smoking and you will lower your risk a host of chronic diseases, ie cardiovascular disease, cancer, COPD etc., and if you have the result of lowering your BP so much to come off your anti-hypertension medication, then you have killed two birds with one stone so to speak. Good luck with that endeavor. .
Please tell me, could quitting smoking lower your blood pressure too much if on hypertension medicine?
Sometimes. Smoking causes constriction of arteries and can raise blood pressure. If your doctor has titrated your medication to your blood pressure while you are smoking, it is possible that stopping smoking (or losing weight, or decreasing stress) might result in those medications being too strong for you now. Talk to your doctor about it, and congrats on quitting smoking, the single best thing you can do. Read more...