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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Not usually, unless: Your vision is only affected by extremely high blood pressure, when the effects of high BP affect the retinal vasculature ;/or optic nerve (malignant ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
BP meds & ED: First of all, high bp, especially high systolic bp, is not good for your erectile function. If you are older, this is especially so. Diuretics such as ... Read More
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A 81-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
Yes: If you checked this pressure twice, once on each arm and this is the reading, then go to er asap. 110 diastolic at your age is hypertensive urgency/em ... Read More
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A 72-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hanriet Minasian
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends on you: An erection relies on blood flow and pressure, thus all blood pressure medications can in theory cause ed.However, the beta blocker family has been th ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Normal is up to 130: Normal blood pressure is different in different individuals, but the norm is that the upper should not be higher than 130, and lowe not higher than 80 ... Read More
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Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience Cardiology
UNCONTROLLED: Hypertension. Seek medical attention asap.
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Force needed: Blood pressure is the amount of force generated to propel the blood down the vessels to the point they reach their destination.It is usually reported ... Read More
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Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Many possibilities: Salt in your diet. Normal fluctuation. Were you totally at rest when it was measured? Was your arm at heart-height? Is your cuff accurate? Are there f ... Read More
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Dr. James Chapman
40 years experience Cardiology
Low salt: Reduce sodium Intake. Work to achieve ideal weight, Caffeine only in moderation. Regular aerobic exercise. Take medication as prescribed by you phy ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Neish
37 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Healthy lifestyle: Assuming that you don't want to take medications, or don't need medications, the best advice is to 1) exercise regularly (daily), 2) lose weight if ov ... Read More
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