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What is the likely hood of tyramine being the cause of

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Hi what is the likely hood of tyramine being the cause of hypertensive crisis? I had increased my diet with blue cheese etc to do more keto. Also drinking red wine etc. Required antihypertensives due to very high random spikes in BP 220/120. If this is a cause how can you confirm? And what is the recovery plan? Do you have to be on antihypertensives forever after this?

Hiya

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
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Customer: replied 13 days ago.

What made you think tyramine has caused that increase in blood pressure?

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
I’m basically a healthy 35 year old female. No history of high bp. Over the past 3 weeks I had to go to A&E three times due to high BP one went to 220/185 although this maybe due to anxiety. I’m trying to find a reason behind this. I have in the most recent weeks been having blue cheese a lot to be more keto. This was one of the only changes I could think of?
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Also cured meat, red wine. I also increased alcohol as I was only Holliday.
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
What do you think?

You are actually right in thinking that as Tyramine is a precursor of many hormones which are involved in increasing blood pressure . So High Bp is related to tyramine intake.

For future you need to be careful with these foods.

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Ok great, so what do I need to do? And also does this mean I won’t need BP medication long term?
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Obviously I will discuss with my GP before I do anything
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Is there a test I need to take?
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Anything I can do to help my body recover?

Yes take lemonade it will help in detox.

7 glasses of water will be fine .

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
I have been drinking lots of water. Do you think that if this is the case, I won’t need blood pressure medication long term? I have been taking for 5 days. If I speak to my GP should a request a referral to someone? And if who? Thanks

Keep a record of your blood pressure. Measure twice  a day everyday.

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
What do you think?

You can ask for refrral to a medical specialist .

Yes if blood pressure is coming normal so there is no need for medications.

You can go off of them . But record BP twice a day and write down.

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Ok thanks, ***** ***** do I need?

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