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Reply: High Blood Pressure Question
I have been doing some relaxation and daily exercise. I was instructed to take my meds for 10 days in the in...More
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Reply: Blood pressure spike at night
1. Spikes in BP, in general, not just at night, have been reported to be cause by adrenal gland problems and...More
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Reply: Amlodipine 5mg, good or bad?
Calcium channel blockers, ACEinhibtors/ARBlockers, and diuretics are the first choice of classes of drugs to be...More
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When I was16 , 5-4 and 170 lbs., I was screened by the school doctor, when I was going out for the cross...More
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Balding and Depressed
Began Coumadin almost six months ago and am almost completely bald. Don't know what to do to repair,...More
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Reply: Hypertension, low potassium, low magnesium and som...
Thank you herblike for your kind offer. I too have tried other holistic avenues in the past, but now I have...More
Posted by debbie284
avacados and sweet potatos
I agree with HERBLIFE, sodium needs to be cut out as much as possible. I am on lysinopril and have lost weight...More
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Reply: Blood Pressure nightmare
I've lowered my BP from 176/95 to 120/75 with spikes up to 132/84 during extreme stress but I can bring it...More
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Reply: Blood Pressure Medication please advise
I've lowered my BP from 176/95 to 120/75 with spikes up to 132/84 during extreme stress but I can bring it...More
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Reply: Tips for someone just Diagnosed with High Blood Pr...
I've lowered my BP from 176/95 to 120/75 with spikes up to 132/84 during extreme stress but I can bring it...More
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Reply: shingles and high blood pressure
I suggest that you do not eat salt or anything containing salt. My blood pressure has become normal because I...More
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Reply: Supplements or Vitamins & BP
I brought it down by using an herbal formula of my own invention that combines both Western and Chinese herbs....More
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Reply: Beta blocker for hypertension
Beta blockers used to be the go-to med for high blood pressure. But the current guidelines recommend that...More
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Reply: Good,or Bad
Bp between 115/75 to 120/80 is considered ideal. Between 120/80 to 139/89 is prehypertension Typically high...More
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Reply: Suddenly spiking Blood Pressure sometimses with ra...
my last reply works well for me. Why don't you talk to your Dr. about my formulae. You have to work with youir...More
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Reply: When to take meds
Thanks for that, exactly answered my question. Very good article.
Posted by tomchic
High blood pressure is something that affects both my father and I. We even had the same reaction to...More
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Reply: Lisinopril
There are a number of different classes of BP meds. The more common ones are ACE inhibitors (Lisinopril),...More
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Reply: How Inaccurate Is Automated Blood Pressure Monitor...
Actually, the feel is important because not so many people exactly know whether their home monitors are...More
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Reply: High blood pressure meds
The best thing is to get a home BP monitor so that you can regularly check it. Stress, pain, diet can all...More
Posted by billh99
Need your motivation for me and others!
Hi! I am a University student and recently have been diagnosed with high blood pressure. I ended up in...More
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Reply: Lisinopril-HCTZ 20/25
If it is bad enough you need to go to urgent care or the ER. Taking old meds can cause more problems.More
Posted by billh99
Reply: High BP with Arm pain
That is a very high BP, I would go to the ER, I had to go when mine got that high
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High BP due to PKD?
My high blood pressure is due to an genetic disease called PKD (polycystic kidney dieease). I have had it for...More
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I've been taking Grape Seed Extract and or Pycnogenol for 20 yrs soon....these address just about everything...More
Posted by jamin2013
Reducing blood pressure
I reduced my blood pressure by playing a lot of basketball.
Posted by duncase66
spiking bp
Hello I have been on bp meds for over 8 yrs now just recently I passed out while working out had my carotids...More
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Reply: Blood Pressure
It sounds like you're on the right track staying active and taking prescribed medication. Do you have a...More
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Reply: BP's spiked by moderate to mild exercise
If my blood pressure is high I can do 15-20 push ups and get an immediate BP drop of 5-7 points on both top...More
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