85 Yr Old With High Bp

Question Originally asked by Community Member Maxine 85 Yr Old With High Bp 179/99 and then after rest 173/83 then 177/84 took 4th toporal 25 mg is now 164/83. Do I need to take her to er or can she wait til Monday for dr? Answer Hi Maxine, Hopefully ...

Can You Eat Grapefruit While Taking Losartan?

Question Originally asked by Community Member walliman Can You Eat Grapefruit While Taking Losartan? just wanting to know if you can eat grapefruit while taking losartan? Answer William, Discuss with your doctor before combining grapefruit and losart...

High Salt Diet Impacts More Than Blood Pressure

Credit: Thinkstock If your blood pressure is normal, that does not mean you can ignore how much salt you consume. A high-salt diet leads to: Reduced functioning of the endothelium. The endothelium is the inner lining of blood vessels which mediates c...
Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Variation In Bp

Question Originally asked by Community Member Attiquekhan Variation In Bp I am observed variation in my mother’s BP , today at 11.am the BP reading was 130/80, after one hours again monitor BP of my mother which elevate to 170/100 and after monitor h...

Blood Pressure Has Now Gone Up To 320/180. 56 Year Old Male

Question Originally asked by Community Member Sarge Blood Pressure Has Now Gone Up To 320/180. 56 Year Old Male Since Monday my blood pressure has now gone up to 320/180. Told this week that I have an infection in my blood stream. However, I have bee...

184/99 Blood Pressure

Question Originally asked by Community Member Sarge 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, Met...

Fast Heart Beat

Question Originally asked by Community Member Joe Fast Heart Beat I started experiencing occasional fast heartbeat about 2yrs ago, but recently, it has gotten really frequent. This morning I had 2 sets about 30mins apart with chest pain and dizziness ...

Accurate Home Blood Pressure Monitor

High blood pressure, known as hypertension, is diagnosed when blood pressure is consistently equal to or greater than 140 mm Hg systolic (top number) and/or 90 mm Hg diastolic (bottom number).
Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

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