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systolic blood pressure and heart rate

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Dr. Joseph Rosin
47 years experience in Internal Medicine
Above 140mmHg: Assuming the patient is in otherwise good health and can tolerate treatment. The patient would benefit from treating levels consistently above 140 mmh ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience in Cardiology
Sympathetic nerves: During exercise the sympathetic nervous system is stimulated. The catecholamines released as well as direct stimulation on the heart result in a fast ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Not exactly: Your description of systolic is correct: it's the pressure generated by the contraction of the heart. But diastolic pressure, which is measured betwee ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Blood pressure: Your numbers are normal.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rama Garimella
32 years experience in Cardiology
They can: Innocent heart murmurs can be present in pts with hypertension. People with congenital heart disease with bicuspid aortic valve with heart murmur, ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience in Cardiology
See below: Systolic is the pressure in the arteries when the heart contracts. Diastolic is the pressure when the heart relaxes.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience in Cardiology
No: No unless the heart has stopped and both are zero.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
See a doc: Asap please. They all could be related or you can have 2-3 separate things going on.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Depends.........: Depending on a lot of things including age, hydration, medications, fitness, current activity, pain, and many more, pulse and BP can both be high, bot ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
Normal: 90-130/60-90 with modifications for dm and renal diseases. Heart rate may change with physiologic activity 60- 90 may be lower in athletes.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
31 years experience in Cardiology
Depends: Typically over the long haul concern is raised over end organ damage (to the heart for example) if SBP>140 and/or DBP>90.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience in Cardiology
Dependens: As we age, the systolic blood pressure rises and the diastolic blood pressure decreases some. This is different for different populations of course. ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience in Cardiology
No: Systolic blood pressure occurs during contraction of the heart. The blood pressure falls progressively until the next contraction. Diastolic blood p ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Both can be: This depends on your individual risks. Diet and exercise can lower both, but this can take awhile. Medications also work. You should talk with your do ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Blood pressure: Your numbers are normal.
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
No: These are not effects expected from Flonase which has few minor side effects.
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Vital signs: Blood pressure and heart rate are vital signs. They represent the status of your cardiovascular physiology. Heart rhythm refers to the electrical acti ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Aging.: As we age vessels become stiffer. Stiffer vessels are associated with this.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
No: They're independent but often tend to go together. Younger people tend to have higher diastolic pressures. Older people tend to have higher systolic p ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Byrnes
45 years experience in Internal Medicine
Help needed: It is common for heart rate to increase when blood pressure falls. This combination can have a variety of causes. It may rise from dehydration (from ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
post exercise: Post exercise, the cardiac output drops fairly rapidly and the peripheral resistance less rapidly increases, this can cause lower BP and higher heart ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience in Preventive Medicine
ReasonIsNot theIssue: High blood pressure is a behavior ; the more chronic, the more the rate of cardiovascular events ; decline in kidney function ↑es. It does not matter ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Many causes: There are many causes, including medications as well as heart disease. You should talk with your family practice doctor.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Follow up: If blood pressure is high, you probably need to be seen to see if there is a cause. You should talk with your family practice doctor.

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