How much sodium does it take to lower blood pressure?

Answer 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 »

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How much garlic should one take per day to help lower the blood pressure?

On One Hand: Recognized BenefitsGarlic is a food ingredient that is linked to improved cardiovascular health. Garlic is an antioxidant, which lowers bad cholesterol levels and protects against canc... Read More »

How long does it take hctz to lower blood pressure?

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 »

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 much B-17 is needed to lower blood pressure?

"Laetrile" or vitamin B-17 is a drug that was used to treat cancer. One of its temporary side effects is low blood pressure. There is no recommended daily allowance of B-17 because in excess, it is... Read More »