How long does it take hctz to lower blood pressure?

Answer Hydrochlorothiazide, or HCTZ, is a prescription thiazide diuretic that lowers blood pressure by increasing the excretion of salt. After four hours, hydrochlorothiazide reaches its peak in the blood... Read More »

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How much sodium does it take to lower blood pressure?

Consuming sodium does not lower blood pressure, but restricting your sodium intake can help lower it. The Centers for Disease Control recommend reducing sodium intake to levels below 1,500 mg per ... 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 »

How long does it take for blood pressure to go down?

One good doctor told me it takes three days to go up and three days to go down. High blood pressure is called the silent killer because we can have it and have no symptoms until we have a stroke or... Read More »

How long does it take the blood pressure medication Amlodipine (Norvasc) to work?

I take amlodipine 5 mg., @ 3 hours my BP went down. it was used with another BP medicine I take, lisinipril 40 mg..I went in the hosp because my BP was 200/120.