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A 38-year-old member asked:

What causes high blood pressure during and after surgery?

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Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Lohanswered
Cardiology 50 years experience
Adrenaline: The period surrounding surgery is potentially fraught with opportunities for adrenaline surges, e.g., fear, anxiety, pain. This may be accompanied by fast heart rate, high blood pressure, irregular heart beats.

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A 34-year-old member asked:

What to do if I have high blood pressure and pulse after surgery?

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Dr. Ajai Sawhney
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
HTN/High Pulse: 1. Control Pain 2. Use B Blockers like Labetolol in the acute post surgical period
A 32-year-old member asked:

Can soda cause high blood pressure?

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Dr. W. james Chon
Nephrology and Dialysis 26 years experience
Not directly: Carbonated beverages have been blamed for many health issues. However, there is no known direct cause and effect relationship between them and high blood pressure. Having said that, excessive intake will likely lead to weight gain and obesity increases your risk of hypertension and cardiovascular diseases.
A 33-year-old member asked:

What can cause high blood pressure?

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Dr. Christian Assad
Cardiology 15 years experience
Different causes: Many factors contribute to this: Diet. Sodium causes water retention therefore increased BP Age and calcification of vessels, less compliant Stimulants (Caffeine) Stress Genetics and enviornmental factors
Last updated Apr 10, 2020


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