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chest pressure, mild arm pain, and trouble taking breath

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so I've been experiencing chest pressure, mild left arm pain, and trouble taking a deep breath. I attribute this to my stupidity. I went on a 5-day "master cleanse" and consumed nothing more than 8 glasses of water with lemon, syrup, and cayenne pepper. From day 1, I had faster than normal heart rate and trouble sleeping. Today I started to eat liquified fruits and veggies but the symptoms persist and have gotten worse. My bp is at 137/91. Should I be worried? Is there anything I can do to get my bp back down to normal?

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replied August 23rd, 2012
High Blood Pressure and Hypertension Answer A38150

Welcome to ehealthforum and thanks for writing

The different symptoms explained by you might be due to the Master cleanse process you have been going through which can cause harm as the body is deprived of various essential nutrients through this process. Severe body pain, dehydration, electrolyte imbalance, mood disorders,digestive disorders,BP fluctuation etc are some common side effects reported.

Kindly avoid it and take healthy balanced diet including fruits and veggies.Avoid too much cafffeine and drink lots of water.Take adequt rest.If there is any untolerable symptom kindly visit a Physician for evaluation.

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