Topic Archives: blood pressure

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    I'm 88. My blood pressure measures in the range of 120/65 +/- 5; pulse usually around 60 except mornings ~55. Not diabet...

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    It´s hardly Big Pharma being the problem, but the price. Here in Europe these instruments are paid for by the health in...

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    Hey Doc: Nitric Oxide is reported to help lower blood pressure so is said to be heart healthy. Ketamine inhibits it??...

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    Michael, regarding the Vascular Hypothesis and imaging studies showing no increase in blood flow that one might expect f...

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    AUZ no position...I find AUZ distasteful also, shameless spinning and sloppy management. I just laugh at their puffing t...

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    Doc told me I had high blood pressure. Gave me Valsartan. Took it 2 days and went off- bad SE's. Got on a treadmill, ate...

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    If this gel works and is approved by the FDA it would eliminate a problem that some of my friends have where they cannot...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    The funny thing is....it might be Diamedics. KLK1 levels fall with age, and blood pressure rises while perfusion is poor...

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    $BLPH nervous long H.C. Wainwright initiates coverage on Bellerophon Therapeutics (NASDAQ: BLPH) with a Buy rating and ...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Casey: thanks for a clear-eyed post that lays out many aspects of what's now going on at and with Vistagen. I will defin...

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    I've long believed that the problem is as much weak arteries and veins as high blood pressure. They get weak over time ...

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    "I'll say this for high blood pressure: it's a lot better than no blood pressure at all." Attributed to Louis B. Mayer...

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    Also if you research further you will find that us older people actually need a higher blood pressure to get the require...

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    I am puzzled that doctors never consider the likelihood that, for older persons, the actual blood pressure inside the ar...

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    Nonsense! The new blood pressure guidelines are designed to sell more blood pressure medicine so pharma magnates can buy...

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    I'd suggest voice-to-text apps that you can then cut and paste into comments - but given all the drug and stock termino...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Well, didn't see this one coming. Half an hour ago, TransEnterix announced a major Chinese marketing deal for SurgiBot. ...

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    $Noticker: Interesting Quanta Magazine (from the Simonds Foundation) article about a smell receptor (Oflr78) found in th...

  • Myron Martin

    Well said. My eye doctor has been trying for years to get me to take needle injections of a drug directly into my eyebal...

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    I recently had a heart attack 10/29 to say the least. None of what you have posted seems to fit. The heart attacks had a...

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    Wow, $5,000 is one of the highest subscriptions around.... and they're only offering one suggestion to start.... which...

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    $EYEG Hi Eyedoc I had a retinal vein occlusion (blood vessel bursts behind eye and you are blind in that eye) se...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Thanks prageav....a certain irony is that when it comes here to trying to teach people about the virtues of voclosporin,...

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    I, too, am a firm believer in the low carb diet (pioneered by Atkins, now seen in South Beach, Paleo, etc.) The USDA Fo...

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    $MG Magnesium is a potent vasodilator. It lowers my blood pressure significantly when taken either orally or in the f...

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    $BLPH A nice, lucid article published on a professional website, with key information about Bellerophon's innovative ...

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    On lisinopril: I was prescribed lisinopril years ago for high blood pressure. I developed a persistent cough, which hun...

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    Thanks Eph97! On the weight of current evidence Berberine does seem to have the best of Metformin's benefits, with pract...

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    $AUPH (long) Voclosporin update from company: Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (AUPH)(AUP.TO) (“Aurinia” or the ...

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    Hi Doc, I too was in acute rehab last month for about 10 days after 3 days in the hospital following back surgery. T...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Rick: I have to offer a heartfelt congratulations because if that's what you've come up with, I feel you've done fine wo...

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    No $ticker. Looking for thoughts/help for my 85 year old Uncle. Suffering from uncontrollable diarrhea most every day. ...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Akari emerged out of the work on Miles Nunn, DPhil, an Oxford biochemist who took a post-doctoral position with a Britis...

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    I used HIIT every other day for 20 minutes (3 sets of max out for 25 seconds followed by 5 minutes of slower pedaling) o...

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    $ZFGN (long). I'm more interested in what doctors are willing to prescribe versus what patients want. Too many of th...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Bad genes? You? I doubt it! But genes adapt us for life in different settings. If you were with a group of people on the...

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    Thank you JohnM, your knowledge will keep my blood pressure down. Very long ARTH....

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    As a long term sufferer of inflammation ( I am over 80 years of age), with decades of High Blood Pressure frequently ove...

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    An interesting article fresh from the press of Lancet (1/11/2017) "Study unveils how stress may increase risk of hear...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    The pipeline of "brain peptides" that Palatin has are things I would view as very speculative and little to bank on. Rem...

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    I vote for Myron over Dave S. Dave S position seems more theoretical than reality. Nearly all of my friends and clos...

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    FOR SURE !!! that is the idea behind the medical prospects and application of MEMs. sense your blood pressure, heart bea...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    The intranasal route gives absorption that's too rapid and causes surging blood pressure. Bremelanotide is a small enoug...

  • analog68

    $PTN have searched Tropic of Palatin and elsewhere, but couldn't find what I was looking for. My question is: can breme...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Hi analog: CTIX continues to drift towards being an investment grade equity. My read of the situation is that the compan...

  • arch1

    Giraffes have the highest blood pressure in the mammal world. How do they keep from having strokes when grazing on grass...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    $500M US sales, $1.5B ex-US, $2B globally. If they hustle, they can have BLA approval for marketing in 1H2018 by submitt...

  • SoGiAm

    twa14, you are awesome to provide the blood pressure discussion thread; believe the comments relating to the discussion ...

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    rpalmer also check this link and thread for more recent discussion on blood pressure: search on 'amlodipine' http://w...

  • SoGiAm

    rpalmer, this link and sub posts may be helpful on the blood pressure discussion. http://www.stockgumshoe.com/2016/03/li...

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    Can anyone steer me to the original discussion re blood pressure? I am going in next Monday to discuss my bp problems w...

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    To Dr.KSS A couple of months ago there was a short discussion on the threads concerning high blood pressure. I added my...

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    $PTN. There was no change in the treatment period. It had been set at 24 weeks, not 32 weeks. The patients were dosed to...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Hi: There's no evidence of melanocortin receptor-4 downregulation with continued stimulation. I think there's a possibil...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    I wanted to devote some time this morning to TG Therapeutics because it's a long idea that I don't feel we've covered we...

  • JohnM

    This surprised me. Researchers from Zhengzhou University in China reveal an exciting discovery relevant to an easy wa...

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    How bad is the blood pressure issue I wonder?...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Hi niizajim: Thanks for posting and bringing up Kitov $KTOV. For home gamers, this is an Israeli biotech that got a SPA ...

  • SoGiAm

    http://www.stockgumshoe.com/2015/11/the-manchurian-candida/comment-page-15/#comment-4612184 also has warrants: JYOUNG007...

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    Thank you for exposing the hyperbolic BS being presented in most of these info-spams (did I just invent a new term?). T...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    I wish them well, but of course setmelanotide does not compete with bremelanotide. Setmelanotide treats the hyperphagia ...

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    Peter here is the main part of the report on RLYP put out by Stifel. ile represent After today’s (June 27) market...

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    Nice study with RLYP with effects of Veltassa on blood pressure and Aldosterone. http://www.kidney-international.org/...

  • achandra13

    $RLYP http://seekingalpha.com/pr/16531600-results-pre-specified-exploratory-analysis-phase-3-opal-hk-study-evaluating-e...

  • JohnM

    These Common Medications Cause Dementia and Brain Shrinkage Researchers at the Indiana University School of Medi...

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    Your kind remark motivated me to do a little more looking. There are about 871,000 people with end stage renal disease...

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    More on sleep/sleep induction and relationship of sleep and Alzheimer’s: http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/latestnew...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Prior authorization isn't going away. The label will not "improve." If what is meant by label improvement is deletion of...

  • achandra13

    $RLYP: Interesting points from the comments section in article on SA. Time is on RLYP's side: 1. Only one-third of...

  • drbonz

    With all due respect to anesthesiologists, they really don't know much about what is going on inside the surgical field....

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    Hey 8 hate pills and meds... I don't normally buy supplements but my VA doctor freaked me out. My cholesterol was bad an...

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    This is a topic that interests me a lot. High blood pressure runs in my family and seems I am currently pre hypertensive...

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    long $RLYP Dr. KSS, Speaking of Veltessa, do you think it is good for patients with a long history of very high blood ...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    It's an interesting drug in that it appears to have some vasodilatory activity based on potentiation of nitric oxide ela...

  • SoGiAm

    $RLYP long - #Veltassa lowers bp significantly, wow! via Helen Ong ‏@Lin_ling_88 May 4 Helen Ong Retweeted Rajesh ...

  • JohnM

    twa14 - I had high blood pressure in the 170/110 range. Doc put me on losartan, which brought it down to 140/90 range. A...

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    For TWA 14: Like Tanglewood, I am not an MD and can only share the following personal anecdotal observations and conce...

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    Hi TWA14; I am not a doctor. I have borderline high blood pressure (around 140 + or - 10). but your's sounds dangerously...

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    I was recently prescribed Lisinopril for high blood pressure but have as yet not taken them. I would like to ask both yo...

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    $PTN - Dr. KSS: Question, does natural strong sexual desire cause blood pressure increase? Long $PTN...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Hi Don....great post. In 2014, we talked a lot in these threads about Palatin $PTN, a NYC firm with licenses to a number...

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    $PTN (I’m long) I noticed a sharp increase in the price today, up 14.37%, so thought I’d see if I could find a reas...

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    RLYP: All of the actions by the CEO and the board of Relypsa says that they are in it for the long haul. From their arra...

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    From the 2015 Dutch food-based dietary guidelines, science based review in EJCN. http://www.nature.com/ejcn/journal/v...

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    I am long on KSS and have own most of the shares he has indicated he owns. I sold 40% of my $ARTH only because it is oc...

  • JohnM

    FWIW, I had high blood pressure and was put on losartan. It could not get my systolic under 140, and a year later I had ...

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    And that makes three; I just turned 76 on March 24th. My cholesterol is good but I do have atrial fibrallation and borde...

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    KennyG - I really appreciated receiving this article. I take both statins and blood pressure meds. I'm 76 and getting ...

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    Interesting article expressing the virtues of statins and questions the value of blood pressure meds: http://www.forbes...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Full text of a paper coming out tomorrow in NEJM. I encourage all older males in the Gummune to read it. Effects of T...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Hi Curt: because of its offsetting effects of tachycardia and diuresis, coffee is usually blood pressure neutral. Really...

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    On the subject of coffee, which I love, I get a bad case of the jitters on 2 cups so I stopped drinking it a number of y...

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    thanks Frank and John for your insights. I have just read a bunch of articles pro and con on Veltasa and ZS Pharmas drug...

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    KTOV. If you like KTOV, you may prefer KTOVW. KTOVW is a warrant to purchase one share of KTOV at $4.13. The warrant exp...

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    KITOV http://finance.yahoo.com/news/kitov-pharmaceuticals-pivotal-phase-iii-120000858.html Kitov Pharm (KTOV) drug KIT...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    A few have voiced concern during the past week---during which I have been mostly bathroom-bound from quite raging salmon...

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    EXPECT !! sorry its the blood pressure!...

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    I was never able to try it as now none of my relatives have Alzheimer's disease. I was able to get the full text artic...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    The phrasing in your PS and in the second paragraph leaves me sure I am not understanding what you are asking. If you wi...

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