Stimulant drugs speed up the nervous system. By speeding up the nervous system, stimulant medications can make you feel jittery and speed up your heart rate. Caffeine might also speed up the nervous system. Taking caffeine along with stimulant drugs might cause serious problems including increased heart rate and high blood pressure. Avoid taking stimulant drugs along with caffeine.
Some stimulant drugs include diethylpropion (Tenuate), epinephrine, phentermine (Ionamin), pseudoephedrine (Sudafed), and many others.
Some migraine sufferers have a condition known as migraines with aura – that is, headaches that are preceded by symptoms that may include visual changes (such as bright flashing lights or blind spots), sensations of numbness or "pins and needles," weakness, and speech disturbances. These symptoms may start up to an hour before a migraine starts and may last as long as an hour.
I wouldn't rule out the possibility that toxin expulsion can influence blood pressure since whatever your body does will have an impact on the movement of blood. But how strong the impact is would depend on how intense the detox reaction is.
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Aliskiren (Tekturna). In 2007, the FDA approved aliskiren for treatment of high blood pressure. Aliskiren can be taken either alone or in combination with other blood pressure medication. It should not be used during pregnancy as it can cause injury or death to the fetus. Aliskiren inhibits renin, a kidney enzyme associated with the regulation of blood pressure.
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