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Forum Name: Hypertension

Question: Cold modalities effects on pts with hypertension

 paigeme1433 - Sun Nov 18, 2007 4:52 pm

why is hypertensin a condition that requires caution when treating with a cold modality? Does cold increase or decrease blood pressure?
 Debbie Miller, RN - Mon Nov 19, 2007 11:40 am

User avatar Decongestants can raise blood pressure. I assume this is what you mean by cold modalities?

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