March 27, 2023

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Saudi Health expresses surprise at the link between lowering blood pressure and red poppy

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The Saudi Ministry of Health expressed a surprise about the relevance of red poppy drink to treat high blood pressure, noting that there is insufficient scientific evidence to indicate the effectiveness of red poppy drink in lowering blood pressure readings.

The ministry responded to reports of “hibiscus” contraindications to pills and drugs for the treatment of high blood pressure, and said that the impact of blood pressure on the possibility of obtaining vaccines with the growing coronavirus was not clear: .

He confirmed that the normal blood pressure for a person without hypertension is 120/80 mm Hg and below so that the systolic blood pressure is not less than 90 mm Hg or the diastolic blood pressure is less than 60 mm Hg. Ogas newspaper.

As for the possibility of getting corona vaccines for people with chronic diseases such as depression.

Saudi Health stressed that chronic diseases are not considered contraindicated in obtaining the corona virus vaccine, while advising the physician to report a comprehensive history of the disease before taking the vaccine and whether the patient has a chronic illness: diabetes, hypertension or asthma, and the level of treatment the patient is currently receiving Project.


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