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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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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