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.
dear sir,i am 35 year old. having the ED problem since form 2 year, as i consulated with doctor, they have tested me the sugar BP & TESTOSTERONE (FREE) found evernting normal. and suggested me the Nano leo cap twice a day for three month. Kindly requesting to give us the suggescation regarding this .
Dr. Oz, I know you're show is geared mostly towards women but I really am in dyer need of help. I'm a 22 year old male and I'm currently taking two 20mg instant release Adderalls a day. My blood pressure is normal on a daily basis, but high blood pressure and heart disease does run in my family. My concern is in regards to Erectile Disfunction. It is a real self confidence killer! My penis doesn't get fully erect when I'm about to have sex, its hard but not where it can stay up the air hard..excuse the reference. Also some other times it will get hard, but it will not stay that way for long amounts of time. Does anyone know why this could be? I also have trouble staying hard. For example if it slips out, there is a switch of positions,or the slightest distraction, it wont remain hard. I take adderall but don't notice a difference in this when I take it and when I don't. I exercise regularly (4-5x a week) and eat relatively healthy(for a college student). I am stressed a lot and i know that could be a cause of my problems. but does anyone have any ideas? Also is it to early for someone my age (22) to take pills such as viagra or cialis? What are the long term side effects?
I dont get proper eraction while performing sex,In past I was brown sugar addict,now I have got dibetis and high blood pressure but my main problem is not getting proper erection of penis can you give me an appointment timing and day where I can discuss my problems face to face or suggest me any sexologist who can give me proper treatment. Thanking you in anticipation Your's faithfully SHIRISH ANDHARI
I have OPMD and I am about to get some dental work done, do I need to notify my neurologist or will it be alright to have the dentist work on my mouth? Thank you for your answer I am 5 5 weight 191 pounds, and suffer from diabetes, OPMD, high blood pressure, ulcerative colitis, sleep apnea, high cholsterol, in order words, my health is in poor but stable condition. my sugar is not under control, and my muscular dystrophy seems to be getting worst, and I suffer from schio affective and other mental issues. I hope that you can help me. When I was at the dentist office yesterday and while my mouth was being opened, it felt like my breathing was cut off. Why is that?
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