Does reading lower the blood pressure?

Answer On One Hand: Reading is RelaxingStudies have shown that blood pressure can be significantly lowered when a person is sufficiently relaxed. If a person is sitting quietly and reading a book, his bl... Read More »

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Does heat affect blood pressure in other words, if it's hot outside does it raise or lower blood pressure?

One of the many ways the body has, to regulate and maintain body temperature, is by circulation of the blood. While it's obvious that in cold weather more blood (at the right temperature) is sent r... Read More »

What does a systolic blood pressure reading of 148 and diastolic reading of 55 mean in an elderly patient?

Your grandma's blood pressure reading is 148/55 mmHg. She has got stage 1 hypertension (Isolated systolic hypertension). Isolated systolic hypertension is defined as a systolic pressure that is abo... Read More »

Does Chantix lower blood pressure?

On One Hand: Chantix Does Not Lower Blood PressureChantix (varenicline) is a medication used for smoking cessation. It does not lower blood pressure as a side effect. It is also not used therapeuti... Read More »

Does Avodart lower blood pressure?

Avodart is a drug manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline for the treatment of an enlarged prostate. Common benefits include easing of problematic urination and reduction of the risk of developing Acute Ur... Read More »