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High blood pressure and the menopause

High blood pressure is a common condition with aging, but did you also know it can be connected to the menopause?

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    totlyn bowman — 01.08.2018 00:56
    My blood pressure is up because of lack of sleep some days ago but I Don't suffer from b/p am 2yrs in menopause.

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      Eileen — 03.08.2018 12:49
      Hi Totlyn This can happen, any kind of stress and anxiety can raise your blood pressure temporarily.

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    Joan — 16.01.2018 08:19
    Hi Eileen thanks for replying. I am unsure what the magnesium content in the Menopause Support tabs. It says 405mg tri magnesium dictrate. 56.7mg elemental magnesium per tab. So what dose magnesium should I be supplementing with? Thanks . Joan R

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      eileen — 16.01.2018 13:32
      HI Joan You count the 56.7mg as this is the amount that is bio-available so you could add in an other 200mg once a day.

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    Joan — 15.01.2018 06:44
    Am taking Menopause Support and is helping with fatigue and mood but still have aches and pains. Can I supplement with magnesium as well?

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      eileen — 15.01.2018 11:31
      Hi Joan Yes, you can take extra magnesium but for joint pain I would suggest a combination calcium/magnesium citrate supplement and you may also find the Devils Claw beneficial. https://www.avogel.co.uk/herbal-remedies/devils-claw-atrosan/index.php

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