I didn’t have issues with high blood pressure until I got married or gained 65 lbs. Im not sure which is causing it because it varies from day to day. Ive lost about 70 lbs and im starting to get lightheaded a lot more and my blood pressure is a lot lower than it used to be. Im afraid that it might be getting too low and I can definately live without the side effects.
Can You Stop Taking Your Blood Pressure Medicine?
If you have been losing weight and exercising for six months, but your blood pressure is still above normal, even a little, then stopping medications might not be a good idea. Any elevation in blood pressure above normal levels is associated with an increased risk of heart attack and other cardiovascular problems. Read More Here….
What Are Names Of Blood Pressure Medications?
Examples of Diuretics Include:
- Bumetanide (Bumex)
- Chlorthalidone (Hygroton)
- Chlorothiazide (Diuril)
- Ethacrynate (Edecrin)
- Furosemide (Lasix)
- HCTZ (Esidrix, Hydrodiuril, Microzide)
- Indapamide (Lozol)
- Methyclothiazide (Enduron)
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