184/99 Blood Pressure

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184/99 Blood Pressure

I'm 56 year old male with type 2 diabetes with 184/99 blood pressure for which I take: Ramipril 10mg, Amlodipine 10mg, Doxazosin 2mg. Duloxetine 30mg, Dapagligliflozin 5mg, Metformin 500mg. Fentanyl 75mg patches. Yet my blood pressure is still high.

Answer

Making diet and lifestyle changes to promote lower blood pressure with increase the effectiveness of your medication and may even reduce your need for medication. Here are a couple links to information:

7 Ways to Lower Blood Pressure
Use the DASH Diet to Lower Blood Pressure

All the best,
Lisa Nelson RD
7 Natural Ways to Lower Blood Pressure

Answered by Lisa Nelson, RD, LN