If you believe you have high BP I strongly advise you to consult a doctor. While diuretics may reduce it, as you've experienced, they are not necessarily the best medications for the task.
Useful Drinking Tips for the Holiday Seasonby
Red wine is the best libation to go for if you want to drink, but anything after a couple glasses pretty much cancels out the benefits.
Go for organic when possible--they have less chemicals and additives.
I think you might be in the wrong section of Wellsphere -- how is this an ethics question?
Beware the Side Effects of Diureticsby
I’ve been on my diuretic for over a week. I can feel the effects like my rings are looser... regarding diuretics are depletion of magnesium and potassium levels in your blood.
I started taking magnesium...
Prolonged Use of Loop Diuretics ...by
Dr. Rubens D.
Prolonged Use of Loop Diuretics May Raise Fracture Risk
Medications are normally used by women already at risk for fractures
30 jan 2009-- Postmenopausal women who use loop diuretics are at increased risk...
New Genetic Target Found for Diuretic Therapyby
Researchers at the University of Cincinnati have identified a new genetic target for diuretic... Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), may lead to the first new diuretic therapy in 25 years...
When to take diureticsby
Continence Advisor. One thing she spoke about that jumped out at us was the use of diuretics. Night time continence is major issue for many patients and it struck us that many people were taking diuretics...