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Reply: When to take meds
While people will vary studies have shown that in general taking at least one of your BP...More
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Reply: amlodipine and drastic hair loss
There are many different classes of BP meds and a number of different meds in each class. ...More
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Reply: High Blood Pressure medication causes severe heada...
There are a number of different classes of medicines used for high BP. And within some of...More
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Reply: BP readings
The first number is the maximum pressure when the heart pumps. The 2nd or bottom number is...More
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Reply: What else to check
Both losing weight and specially stopping smoking is good for in the long run. You also...More
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Reply: Lowering BP without medication
They are not hard, but they require dedication. Lose weight if needed. Get lost of...More
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Reply: How Long before Blood Pressure Meds Begin To Work
Some BP meds work very quickly, some other take a few weeks to reach maximum effectiveness....More
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Reply: Trying to find out what this is, high BP, brief ex...
My first thought is some kind of allergy or reaction. Is there some seasonable food or...More
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Reply: Fear after surviving hypertensive crisis
Your pharmacist is the best person to ask. Some BP meds can take a couple of weeks to reach...More
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Reply: Anyone taking nifedical xl 30 mg?
Your pharmacist is the best person to explain this. I am not familiar with BP med. But...More
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