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How to control BP
Original post by a.akyempon
How to control BP


A bit odd but you can’t control it but there are factors that affect it like excessive exercise, cholesterol build up in the lumen of your blood vessels. Everyone is different, e.g. some people are slightly tachycardic but it’s only to make sure they have a good BP.

In conclusion, you can’t control it but there are lifestyle factors that can determine BP.
1. Eat a healthy diet. Eating a diet that is low in sodium, high in potassium, and rich in whole grains, fruits, and vegetables can help lower blood pressure. 2. Exercise. Regular physical activity can help lower your blood pressure and improve your overall health. 3. Quit smoking. Smoking can increase your risk of high blood pressure and other health problems. 4. Limit alcohol consumption. Drinking too much alcohol can raise your blood pressure. 5. Reduce stress. Stress can cause your blood pressure to spike. Identify the sources of stress in your life and work to reduce or eliminate them. 6. Monitor your blood pressure. Regularly monitoring your blood pressure is important for tracking your progress and ensuring that lifestyle changes are having a positive effect.
Original post by a.akyempon
How to control BP

1. Eat a healthy diet. Eating a diet that is low in sodium, high in potassium, and rich in whole grains, fruits, and vegetables can help lower blood pressure.

2. Exercise. Regular physical activity can help lower your blood pressure and improve your overall health.

3. Quit smoking. Smoking can increase your risk of high blood pressure and other health problems.

4. Limit alcohol consumption. Drinking too much alcohol can raise your blood pressure.

5. Reduce stress. Stress can cause your blood pressure to spike. Identify the sources of stress in your life and work to reduce or eliminate them.

6. Monitor your blood pressure. Regularly monitoring your blood pressure is important for tracking your progress and ensuring that lifestyle changes are having a positive effect.
Beta blockers.
Firstly I am not medically qualified:

I'd visit my doctor or my practitioner nurse there maybe some underlying cause that needs attention. Check to see you don't have a fatty liver, and your kidney function.

According to Practitioner Nurse Copied Verbatim & Dr Google

Diseased liver can cause portal hypertension, which is high blood pressure in the portal vein. The portal vein supplies the liver with blood. Over time, this pressure causes blood vessels to grow, called collateral blood vessels. These vessels act as channels to divert the blood under high pressure.

If signs and symptoms of liver disease do occur, they may include:
Skin and eyes that appear yellowish (jaundice)
Abdominal pain and swelling.
Swelling in the legs and ankles.
Itchy skin.
Dark urine color.
Pale stool color.
Chronic fatigue.
Nausea or vomiting.


Diseased kidneys are less able to help regulate blood pressure. As a result, blood pressure increases. If you have CKD, high blood pressure makes it more likely that your kidney disease will get worse and you will have heart problems.

How do I know if my kidneys are causing high blood pressure?
Edema in your legs, feet, ankles, hands, or face. Swelling, or edema, can occur because damaged kidneys are unable to get rid of extra fluid and salt in the body. ...
Muscle cramping. ...
A lack of appetite. ...
Nausea and vomiting. ...
Headaches and an inability to focus. ...
Higher blood pressure. ...
Peeing more. ...
Drowsiness and sleep problems.


Suggestion if you find yourself overweight do gentle exercise. In addition make lots of micromovements like going to put a book in the bookcase. Getting up and stretching and going walks. Go on a diet be kind to yourself have one treat a day.
I have dysautonomia - basically, I don't :lol:
Original post by furryface12
I have dysautonomia - basically, I don't :lol:


Is that fact!

Well then furryface12 you'd better be especially careful about your stress levels.:eek3:

Nurse Copied Verbatim & Dr Google Recommend this...

The 1000 singing lotus meditation Contemplate your Navel.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rp5q5vQ5Cqo
Decompress release the stress and sleep well...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mRf6cSq4UkQ
:hello:
Original post by Anonymous
Is that fact!

Well then furryface12 you'd better be especially careful about your stress levels.:eek3:

Nurse Copied Verbatim & Dr Google Recommend this...

The 1000 singing lotus meditation Contemplate your Navel.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rp5q5vQ5Cqo
Decompress release the stress and sleep well...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mRf6cSq4UkQ
:hello:

I can to some degree but not well. If I stand up I'll be okay for a couple of minutes then it will plummet. The extent depends on the day.
I also have problems with controlling my heart rate (it could be anywhere 40-180 BPM before I was on meds), temperature regulation, etc. Bodies are amazing, when they work!
Original post by furryface12
I have dysautonomia - basically, I don't :lol:


Apologies I actually thought you were joking! :teehee:

Practitioner Nurse Copied Verbatim & Dr Google recommend::argh:
Holistic ongoing Self-Care
https://www.painscale.com/article/at-home-treatments-for-dysautonomia

However, they also recommend that you discuss any deterioration with a qualified medical practitioner. If the medication was not working, then inform your medical practitioner because they may able to find another treatment.The type of medical specialist condition is for an example is a Consultant Neurologist. Now you may already have such a specialist in your life but it always good to have a second opinion when suffering from a relatively rare condition.
Your not alone...:party:
https://www.dysautonomiainternational.org/
All the best...
:hello:
Original post by Anonymous
Apologies I actually thought you were joking! :teehee:

Practitioner Nurse Copied Verbatim & Dr Google recommend::argh:
Holistic ongoing Self-Care
https://www.painscale.com/article/at-home-treatments-for-dysautonomia

However, they also recommend that you discuss any deterioration with a qualified medical practitioner. If the medication was not working, then inform your medical practitioner because they may able to find another treatment.The type of medical specialist condition is for an example is a Consultant Neurologist. Now you may already have such a specialist in your life but it always good to have a second opinion when suffering from a relatively rare condition.
Your not alone...:party:
https://www.dysautonomiainternational.org/
All the best...
:hello:

Yep, I'm under cardiology and various other specialities :smile: thanks!

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