What is a high blood pressure fraction?

Systolic / Diastolic. The top number is the systolic and the bottom number is the diastolic. For adults, over 140 for the top or 90 for the bottom is usually considered too high. The number is not a fraction itself, this is just how it is denoted in the medical community.

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Is there something I can do to read a high blood pressure fraction?

Blood Pressure. The top number is called systolic and refers to the maximum pressure in the blood vessel, whereas the lower number is called the diastolic and refers to the minimum pressure in the blood vessel. Read more...

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

There is no cure. Blood pressure can be controlled. If you are overweight then weight loss to your ideal weight may "cure" the blood pressure problem but only if you maintain your ideal weight. Read more...
Multiple options . Cure and treat are not the same time. There are many good treatment options to control your blood pressure. Curing high blood pressure is different. Weight loss, exercise, low sodium diet, and NSAID avoidance all together can help lower blood pressure significantly and delay the need for medications sometimes for many years. Good luck. Read more...
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...

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...

I am 24 year old and I have a high blood pressure can I use galic for it?

NO. Old wives tales say that garlic has anti hypertensive properties but it is not proven. If you have hbp, you do need low sodium diet, weight loss and exercise but if medications are required, garlic will not add any measurable improvement to any of the hbp medicines even at the smallest dose. You as patient and we as doctors can only practice evidence based medicines and there is none for garlic. Read more...