Should blood pressure medicine be taken at a certain time of the day?

Answer Blood pressure, or BP, medication is usually taken once a day, every day. When deciding the best time to take medications, one must take many factors into account, including: normal daily blood pre... Read More »

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Should people taking high blood pressure medicine avoid caffeine?

On One Hand: Could Interfere With MedicationStimulants that contain caffeine, such as green tea and coffee, raise blood pressure and may reduce the effectiveness of medications, like beta-blockers ... Read More »

How much time should pass after eating before blood pressure is checked?

Wait half an hour or more after eating before you check your blood pressure after eating. Also wait at least that long after exercising, consuming caffeine or smoking. In addition, be sure to relax... Read More »

Is high blood pressure medicine a diuretic?

Not all blood pressure medications are diuretics; however, some diuretics are often used in combination with additional prescription therapies. Diuretics help the body get rid of excess water and s... Read More »

Can blood pressure be taken without an air cuff?

It is not possible to get an accurate blood pressure reading without an air cuff. While you can guess at the level of circulation and the pace of one's pulse without equipment, you cannot arrive at... Read More »