The average blood pressure of a healthy adult malle is 120/80.
The upper value can rise in normal people within a short range when you exert or when being under stress.This increase will come to normal with rest or relief of stress.
Such changes can occur normally during the day.In such situations a person will in addition take a coffee or alcohol.
These tend to increase the pressure
When a patient has a pressure that has to be treated usually both pressures are raised. Such people will require changes in the lifestyle with or without drugs for the pressure to be controlled.
Now to your question, in changing the life style one has change his eating pattern, eg. the fat person should change his diet, high salt should be reduced, etc, etc.
Apart from that in allopathic western medicine we do not speak of any food that lowers the blood pressure.
Some plants have certain alkaloids which can lower blood pressure.
I have heard that in alternative systems of medicine such foods are used.
My answer to your question is , in the negative.
My bp is 172/104, with a pulse of 82. How bad is that really and what should I do to lower the reading? It diastolic has ran between 95 and 104 all day and last night. I am on mulitple pain medications which I would have thought would make the reading lower.
mY BLOOD PRESSURE IS ON AVERAGE 140/95 (63) i WANT TO KNOW WHY THE LOWER NUMBER IS SO HIGH? I DO TAKE B/P MEDICATION~~THIS LOWER NUMBER IN ONLY TWO MONTHS NEW, BEFORE THAT IT WAS UNDER CONTROL WITH B/P MEDICATION. MY NEW DR. HAS ME ON INDEROL 80MG ~~ IT MAKES ME TERRIBLY TIRED. I AM 77 FEMALE AND QUITE SMALL. THE MED HELPS VERY LITTLE WITH MY ISSENTIAL TREMOR. tHANKS IN ADVANCE FOR YOUR ASSISTANCE.
I am on 3 15mg tabs. of morphine a day, & a 30mg that is er. at bed. I want to taper off of them, but do not have a lg. quantity left. My pain mgmt. dr. lost his license, & it will be I don t know how long before I can get a new one, & I want to make my supply last that I have left.
Hi I have a BP monitor at home . Right now my reading is 130/86. I have a Bicuspic valve. Today I have been put on a low dose of BP medication after my clinic measured my BP at 151/113. This was taken immediately on arrival at the clinic after walking from the car park and a rather stressfull car journey. Am I right to be concerned about the starting medication on this evidence? .. I have recently had my personel BP monitor calybrated ..AGE 50 thank you
My father has multiple myeloma. he s on his third month of the BiRD treatment right now with Revlmid, biaxin and dexamethazone. his BP has been low this week and tonight has dropped to 101/53. he s weak and can t keep his eyes open and has sever leg cramps. He s been fairly active since on the treatment since this particular regimen can cause blood clots. He s coherent and not dizzy at all. we can t get him to drink much, but we are thinking maybe the low bp is due to dehydration. we can t get ahold of his doctor or nurse right now. should we worry? is there anything we can do to make it come up?
My mother is not feeling well, woke up 3:00am with shakes, couple hours later, vomiting and diahrea...feeling very week...BP 30 min ago 95/54, just moments ago, 101/45...has been able to keep down some soup, couple crackers, diet 7up...my first worry is her BP...?
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