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I guess I don't get why a diastolic (the BOTTOM number) of 70-90 is considered "high"? "Normal BP" USED to be 120/80 (I know...
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Continue to take your blood pressure on a regular basis, at different times of day and in both arms. One isolated reading that is elevated is not as...
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There is a well researched diet for high blood pressure called the DASH diet standing for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. Here are the...
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There are no significant interactions to be concerned about, and there is no overdose here. Many people require several medications to get their...
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He has a ethical and legal responsibility to refill your medications until your medical visit....or give you a sooner appointment. Should you have a...
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That really depends on the type of blood pressure medication. For instance, if you took a diuretic at bed time, you would be peeing all night. ...
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It is always important to check with your pharmacist before taking any over-the-counter medications. He or she knows your medical history and can...
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Yes...many people will be able to stop blood pressure medications if they make significant lifestyle changes....losing weight if they are overweight...
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It would not be prudent to increase your dosage of ANY blood pressure medication without...
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Hi Seeing as she has had this before, then you should know were she should be now, she should be in a hospital being monitored, for her blood...
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Multiple side effects exist for both of these medications. These side effects are sometimes divided between common, less common, and rare...
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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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Zyrtec does not have any significant interactions with blood pressure medications. So it should be fine to take for managing your allergies. You...