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Can you please tell me what medicines you are currently taking for the diastolic hypertension?
hi I tried Coversyl, water pills, cozaar and now I am on Atacand, but they all get the systolic too low and I feel very dizzy (100/80
Well the diastolic blood pressure is caused mainly due to the arterial resistance in the major arteries such as aorta...
And with age, due to calcification in these major blood vessels occur causing reduced compliance of the vessels, the diastolic blood pressure tends to increase
Therefore in order to treat Diastolic blood pressure drugs that increase the arteriolar resistance are more preferable
Also a reduction in weight, eating salt free diet and regular exercise helps...