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The body has mechanisms to alter or maintain blood pressure and blood flow. There are sensors that sense blood pressure in the walls of the arteries...
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During relaxation of the heart (diastole) the left ventricle of the heart fills with blood returning from the lungs. The left ventricle then...
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Not really. Excedrin has aspirin and low-dose aspirin is recommended as an adjunct for older folks who may be at risk for cardiovascular disease or...
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Great question! Blood pressure control can be helped by lifestyle changes, along with medications.You don't say how long you've been taking...
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No, this common antibiotic, similar to tetracycline, will have no effect on your blood pressure.
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In short, yes it can. One of the known side effects of hydrocodone is lowered blood pressure.Hydrocodone is an opioid medication. It works to relieve...
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There are many different types of complementary and alternative treatments believed to be effective for treating high blood pressure (hypertension)...
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Not really. Xanax is an anti-anxiety agent. With that said, if part of the reason your blood pressure is elevated is because of anxiety, then it...
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A blood pressure reading appears as two numbers. The first and higher of the two is a measure of systolic pressure, or the pressure in the arteries...
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Hi, I think you will find, that it has the reverse effect and lowers blood pressure, so needs to be watched for that, to low can give an irregular...
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Hi found this for you it explains things a lot better than me. A number of medications can be used to treat high blood pressure. One commonly...
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No specific blood pressure reading is considered too low. It always depends upon how the person is feeling and his or her general health.In your case...
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The blood pressure usually is measured with a small, portable instrument called a blood pressure cuff (sphygmomanometer). (Sphygmo is Greek for pulse...
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Many people need medicine to control high blood pressure. Two groups of medications called ACE (angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitors and ARBs...
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Your blood pressure readings while being on the low side, are not in themselves...