I have IBS and high blood pressure, and anxiety. What is the best way to overcome these ailments? I have been prescibed vailium.
A few things. Ibs and blood pressure problems are diseases that need treatment in their own right. One didnt cause the other . Aniety makes both worse. I try to pick therapies that will benfit both. Biofeed back and anti anxiety meds can help both. A healthy low salt diet with execise , getting a good night sleep can also benfit both . If tolerated i would use beta-blockers to block anxiety on effects on both.
Genetics, arteries. Arteries stiffen with age but genes are a major factor. I know a black belt in tae kwon do who was a vegetarian, avoided salt, worked out all of the time--motivated by not wanting to have to take blood pressure pills--had to take them because his family was loaded with people with hypertension and he had the genes. Read more...