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Could the baby pushing on my arteries cause high blood pressure?

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Dr. Felecia Dawson
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

High blood pressure is often due to the genes you have inherited, nutritional status, and/or stress.
You can't do much about your genes but you can control what you expose them to. Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables, sleep at least 7 hours at night, and begin your day with some meditative practice. Research shows that meditation actually lowers blood pressure.

In brief: No

High blood pressure is often due to the genes you have inherited, nutritional status, and/or stress.
You can't do much about your genes but you can control what you expose them to. Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables, sleep at least 7 hours at night, and begin your day with some meditative practice. Research shows that meditation actually lowers blood pressure.
Dr. Felecia Dawson
Dr. Felecia Dawson
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Dr. Mark Rasak
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: No

No.

In brief: No

No.
Dr. Mark Rasak
Dr. Mark Rasak
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