Can you drink alcohol while taking high blood pressure pills?

Answer On One Hand: Moderation is KeyExcessive alcohol consumption raises blood pressure significantly. The American Heart Association recommends that people taking medication for high blood pressure or h... Read More »

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Does anyone have tips on how to reduce blood pressure without taking pills?

Loose weight. Eat a healthy diet that is well balanced. Eat about the same amount of calories at each meal. Do not skip breakfast. Emphasize fruit, vegetables and fish. Meat no more than twice a da... Read More »

Can high blood pressure pills cause hair loss?

On One Hand: Blood pressure medications may cause hair thinningBeta Blockers, one of the four most commonly prescribed blood pressure medicines, can cause a small amount of hair loss and hair thinn... Read More »

Do high blood pressure pills cause weight gain?

If you have to switch from a diuretic-type blood pressure pill -- which is also known as a water pill -- to a beta-blocker, you may experience a slight weight gain of up to 4 lbs.References:MayoCli... Read More »

Are migraine pills safe for people with high blood pressure?

On One Hand: Avoid Certain MedicationsFor treating migraines, you should not take a class of drug called ergot derivatives if you have high blood pressure, according to the Othe... Read More »