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Does Aleve increase blood pressure. Flucuations. Only trying…

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Does Aleve increase blood...

Does Aleve increase blood pressure

Doctor's Assistant: Is this consistent, or is there some fluctuation in blood pressure?

Flucuations

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Only trying to get pressure back to like 138 over 85 or close. Was at 162 and I am having Implants done in late January. Need to get it down. My doctor gave me Amtiodipine

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Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 4 months ago

Aleve is known to increase the blood pressure. Please read this resource for the side effects;

https://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-1098/aleve-oral/details

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Trying to lower pressure with diet as well. My Internist said no pasta, potatoes, carbs and sweets. I guess lean meat and fish with greens like spinach. I need a diet that works fast with the Amlodipine
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I cannot afford $50 I am disabled and on low income.
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a) Patients with the hypertension do need to restrict table salt which is considered as a prime regulator of the blood pressure. It is advised to reduce sodium intake to no more than 2.4 g sodium or 6 g sodium chloride per day. It is also advised that adequate intake of dietary potassium (approximately 90 mmol/d), helps in reducing the blood pressure.

b) Following dietary and nutrition measure are strongly recommended to bring down the blood pressure;

A diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and low-fat dairy products may lower blood pressure by 10-16 mm Hg.
Oral potassium supplement may lower both systolic and diastolic pressure. Calcium and magnesium supplements, too, decrease the in blood pressure.
Low alcohol consumption lowers the blood pressure.
Stop smoking, if you do and reducing intake of dietary saturated fat and cholesterol benefits tremendously in overall cardiovascular health.
Following reduce and regulate the blood pressure:

1) Garlic

2) Fish oil

3) Herb Hawthorn

4) Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10).

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Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 4 months ago

The dietary and other helpful measures for high blood pressure are;

1) weight loss,

2) sodium reduction,

3) stress management,

4) nutritional supplement interventions of calcium, magnesium, potassium and fish oil.

5) light physical exercise like walking.

6) yoga

7) meditation

8) breathing exercises

9) relaxation exercises.

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