Does red yeast rice lower blood pressure?

Answer On One Hand: Use in Asian CountriesRed yeast rice (RYR) has been consumed in Asian countries as a staple since about 800 A.D. during the Tang Dynasty. Writings were discovered dating back to the Mi... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Does red yeast rice lower blood pressure

Can red yeast rice elevate blood pressure?

On One Hand: No Clinical EvidenceThere is no clinical evidence that red yeast rice elevates blood pressure. However, Medline Plus does state that red yeast rice may interact with blood-pressure-low... Read More »

How much red yeast rice does one take for high blood pressure?

On One Hand: Adult DosageThe adult dosage of red yeast rice is listed as 1,200mg for the concentrated powder capsules, according to, to be taken twice a day by mouth following a meal... Read More »

Does brown rice lower blood pressure?

On One Hand: No Specific EvidenceWhile brown rice is a healthy food, there is no specific evidence that it lowers blood pressure. For example, if the only thing you do is start eating brown rice i... Read More »

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 »