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    Telmisartan for high bp causes fatigue

    Hello guys, i started telmisartan 40mg day for high blood pressure couple weeks ago. But it makes me very tired, and my erections are little bit down. (Also my blood pressure is down only couple points so it is not too low blood pressure what causes these side effects for me, its the medication...
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    Losartan & High BP

    Hello! Looks like I’m in need of some advice… I am not currently on TRT (tried it previously) but I know from reading on here that a lot of you are very experienced in all kinds of issues like I’m having so hope some of you can help to explain why I’m having the results I am. For reference...
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    TRT and high BP Pulse

    I am on 100mg cipionate and .25mg anastrozole. Recently I was diagnoses little high BP with 130/90 average pulse always above 90. So my GP prescribed me 2.5mg Lisinopril to bring the BP down. Is anybody here on ACE inhibitor Lisinopril for high BP? Bad Thing is even my Bp came down with...
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    Heart palpitations and high BP

    So as some of you know I stopped TRT and one of the main reasons was I started having very heavy heart palpitations. And my BP became elevated. My last labs showed my HCT at 46-48...so below high range which was 52 I believe from Lab Corp. My buddy who started TRT about 6 months prior to me...
  5. Nelson Vergel

    Worried About Dementia? You Might Want to Check Your Blood Pressure

    "If you had a stroke, even a small stroke, your risk of dementia within the next two years was greatly magnified," he says. "So there's something about having a stroke that drives a lot of the processes that give rise to dementia." But high blood pressure also appears to increase a person's...
  6. Nelson Vergel

    30-Minute BP Monitoring Reduces White-Coat Hypertension

    Automated 30-minute blood pressure monitoring in the primary care setting may be an effective strategy for addressing suspected white-coat hypertension, which is a widely recognized contributor to overdiagnosis of hypertension and overtreatment, researchers say. Among 201 patients enrolled in...
  7. Nelson Vergel

    Water Retention Caused by Testosterone May Have Nothing to Do with Estradiol

    I get a lot of emails from men on testosterone replacement therapy (and/or HCG) that feel they have water retention (some with ankle swelling) and they are puzzled that their estradiol is low or below 35 micrograms/ml. They may have tried anastrozole treatment without any success in decreasing...
  8. Gianluca Bonetti

    Hot Flashes when E2 is low??

    Hi Guys, unfortunately my TRT hasn't been going well for several months now and really trying to figure things out with the Doc, so I had my last conversation with Doc Dr John Crisler not long time a go, my E2 levels on June was 27 pg/mL on a scale 8 to 35, last blood work LabCorp tested for...
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    NAC attack: n-acetyl-cysteine Is it safe? hypoxia, PAH, pulnonary danger

    Blood pressure has always been normal. <125. Two weeks ago my MD noted it was 170. Yesterday it was 163. I starting supplementing with NAC at 500mg/day (Jarrow) usually in combination with ALC and ALA. I had increased the dose up to 1500 mg/day spread out . From Mercola: [Researchers...
  10. Nelson Vergel

    How to lower blood pressure naturally

    This is a very good summary table that lists the different non-pharmaceutical approaches to lowering blood pressure naturally. Source: http://www.rhc.ac.ir/Files/Download/pdf/nursingbooks/Advancing%20Medicine%20with%20Food%20and%20Nutrients-2013-cd.pdf
  11. Nelson Vergel

    Testosterone induced hypertension may be mediated by a T metabolite

    HYPERTENSIONAHA.115.05396 6&#946;-Hydroxytestosterone, A Cytochrome P450 1B1 Metabolite of Testosterone, Contributes to Angiotensin II&#8211;Induced Hypertension and Its Pathogenesis in Male Mice Abstract Previously, we showed that Cyp1b1 gene disruption minimizes angiotensin...
  12. Nelson Vergel

    Higher blood hematocrit predicts hypertension in men.

    Hypertens. 2013 Nov 15. [Epub ahead of print] Higher blood hematocrit predicts hypertension in men. Abstract OBJECTIVE:: Little is known on the relationship between blood hematocrit level as an estimate of whole blood viscosity and the risk of hypertension. We investigated the relationship...
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