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how rapidly should my systolic pressure return to normal after exercise

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
13 years experience Allergy and Immunology
BP and excercise: It is normal for your blood pressure to increase during and right after exercising. If that is the reading about 20 minutes after resting, you should ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Np: 10mmHg is an unlikely low pulse pressure and likely is a measurement error
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
15 years experience Cardiology
Normal: Don't worry, this is common and normal to see. Oftentimes automated blood pressure cuffs have difficulty in finding an accurate diastolic BP (the lowe ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Burns
45 years experience Cardiology
Hypertension: You may have isolated systolic hypertension. The diastolic bloop pressure does not need to be elevated to have hypertension.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart rate exercise: During exercise the response of heart rate and blood pressure is related to the intensity and duration of the exercise load. If you do high intensity ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
44 years experience Travel Medicine
Can be normal: A modest rise in blood pressure is a normal response to exercise (a rise of about 5%) an exaggerated jump in blood pressure (15%) can be an indication ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suraj Kamat
34 years experience Cardiology
Yes: The heart rate and BP do go up during exercise and come down after as a normal response.
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A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: If normally you get the reading of 120/80, you should pump up the pressure to 160 or so and gradually come down to appreciate the change in sound indi ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Exercise : You are unlikely to see any changes before six weeks of consistent aerobic exercise at least half hour a day.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Cool down: There is a physiologic sequence to BP changes immediately following exercise: first it rises, then it gradually falls to levels below baseline. To see ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Fehr
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
Low BP: First off, your systolic BP should be around 100, when you are pregnant. Second the blood loss from a cs will lower is further. ?90?50. Some iron p ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
41 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Give 2 weeks: Minimum, but the most important thing is to follow your diet and change your lifestyle, if not metformin alone will not do much.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
See below: The effects of nicotine and carbon monoxide will wear off in less than 24 hours. If your BP is not normal by then, I wouldn't attribute it to the acut ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Type of exercise.: Exercise can cause the blood glucose to react differently based on a host of parameters. The exercise intensity, duration and the fitness level all ca ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Tachycardia: People with normal heart function after vigorous exercise have their heart rates return to normal or baseline within 10-20 minutes of rest. Your hear ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sarandeep Makkar
Specializes in Family Medicine
Hr after exercise: It depends how much you are in shape. Is it the first day of exercise after being not so active for a long time .and also what is your bSeline HR befo ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: Usually within 2 weeks or so. However, normalization may take longer if there is an underlying tendency to high blood pressure and or obesity
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Daquino
20 years experience Sports Medicine
Yes: It is safe to exercise close to max heart rate. In fact if your otherwise healthy it is perfectly safe. If you have any chest pain or shortness of bre ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elmer Ireton
Specializes in Family Medicine
Likely improve.: Anytime a new medication is started there are potential side effects from the medication. Over time the body will usually adjust to this new medicati ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ibrahim Moussa
17 years experience Cardiology
No: Your resting heart rate should be around 80 bpm, 120 is very high, you also have a exaggerated heart rate response to exercise, this could be due to b ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
35 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: Pre renal azotemia, a rise in BUN and creatinine caused by fluid depletion is easily corrected with hydration. Other causes respond to time and mo ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh answered
48 years experience Cardiology
Not likely: First, relax. The blood pressure is not CHRONICALLY exacerbated by resistance exercise, though it may be while doing it. Being worried about it will ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
Need more info: This symptoms are not unusual but can be caused by normal things and by serious things. You need to see your family physician.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Lightfoot
57 years experience Pathology
See below: Yes anxiety can raise your no. That is why many patients have a mildly elevated no in doctors offices.Y wife does and jet np at he is normal.
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