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I heard that you have to lower potassium level in order to lower your blood pressure. Is that true?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

In fact the reverse may be true.
You need to reduce your sodium intake to lower blood pressure.

In brief: No

In fact the reverse may be true.
You need to reduce your sodium intake to lower blood pressure.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

No, for example ace inhibitors can both raise potassium and lower blood pressure.

In brief: No

No, for example ace inhibitors can both raise potassium and lower blood pressure.
Dr. Mark Stern
Dr. Mark Stern
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