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Body Position and Blood Pressure

Body Position and Blood Pressure. Blood pressure monitoring is an essential component of medical care, as this vital sign is check...
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The Effects of Barometric Pressure on Joints & Muscles

Whether you are riding in an airplane, a fast-moving elevator, or witnessing a thunderstorm, you have likely noticed a sense of ph...
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How to Take a Blood Pressure by Wrist

Blood pressure levels are one measurement used in conjunction with other signs and symptoms to evaluate a patient. In some situati...
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Symptoms of Blood Pressure Medication Overdose

When diet and exercise are not enough to control blood pressure, your doctor might prescribe one of several types of prescription ...
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Baking Soda & Blood Pressure

Often it is easy to ignore the effect natural or common compounds can have on your health. Baking soda has been used in everything...
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How Dopamine Increases Blood Pressure

Blood pressure, the driving force that supplies nutrients and oxygen to all of your vital organs and tissues, is regulated by a pl...
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How to Increase My Blood Pressure

A reading of 90 mm Hg or less systolic blood pressure or 60 mm Hg or less diastolic blood pressure is considered low. In many inst...
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Why Does Sodium Increase Blood Pressure?

Sodium is one of the most important minerals in the body. The kidneys use sodium to maintain the proper balance of water and elect...
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Should I Take My Blood Pressure Before or After Eating?

To achieve an accurate blood pressure reading, avoid eating or drinking anything except for water 30 minutes prior to checking yo...
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Drinking Wine & Taking Blood Pressure Medication

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a condition that afflicts a third of the American population and two-thirds of people ove...
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