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Please tell me what causes abnormal blood pressure?

Please tell me what causes abnormal blood pressure?

Blood pressure: The diseases that can cause high or low blood pressure are legion and comprise virtually every category of disease, infectious, endocrine, gastrointestinal, renal, cardiac.... ...Read more

Dr. L. Collins
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Blood Pressure (Definition)

Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more


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Abnormal blood pressure worse if upper or lower number?

Abnormal blood pressure worse if upper or lower number?

Both are bad: Docs used to think that a high number was normal with age, research found a higher risk for stroke with higher upper number than lower number if either number or both are high, there is risk for heart attack and stroke, and both need treatment. Risk starts to climb at 125/75, not 140/90. Blood pressure over 130/85 needs to be treated first with lifestyle changes, then medication if fails. ...Read more

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What is the abnormal blood pressure for teenage? My blood pressure when the last time i saw is 145/82 is it normal for me 17 yrs old male

What is the abnormal blood pressure for teenage? My blood pressure when the last time i saw is 145/82 is it normal for me 17 yrs old male

Diagnosing high BP: One high blood pressure measurement does not mean you have hypertension. Relax, and check it again when you are feeling comfortable and have been sitting quietly for at least 5 minutes. If the blood pressure is consistently elevated in a young person, testing for causes of "secondary hypertension" is indicated. ...Read more

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Why does having abnormal blood pressure lead to impotence?

Why does having abnormal blood pressure lead to impotence?

Many reasons.: The drugs used: diuretics and beta blockers, etc. But remember, if you have other co-morbid conditions such as cholesterol issues, or diabetes, you may have vascular disease as well. Also, obesity in men converts testosterone to 17-b-estradiol, an estrogen. This is not good for libido. Remember, obesity can lead to all the above, and treatment can worsen it. ...Read more

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High blood pressure is depends upon age? What is the normal bolood pressure range at 45 age

High blood pressure is depends upon age? What is the normal bolood pressure range at 45 age

Depends: BP tends to rise with age because we accumulate toxins such as lead, mercury, etc that impact our blood pressure. Lifestyle and genetics are also a factor. Below 130/80 is good. ...Read more

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What is considered high blood pressure? Mine normally ranges from 125/145 over 78-97. 24 yo, female, secondary activity.

What is considered high blood pressure? Mine normally ranges from 125/145 over 78-97. 24 yo, female, secondary activity.

Blood pressure: Presently true hypertension is defined as several blood pressures above the range of 140 mmHg(top/systolic) and above 90 mmHg(bottom/diastolic). Prehypertension, those who at risk for developing hypertension, is defined in the ranges of 120-139/80-89. ...Read more

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I have very low blood pressure with very annoying symptoms.. How do I get my blood pressure to a normal range?

I have very low blood pressure with very annoying symptoms.. How do I get my blood pressure to a normal range?

Blood pressure: Increase salt and fluid intake, wear support panty hose and get your doctor involved, if those things don't help there are medications that can be tried. ...Read more

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If I have normal low blood pressure (in range 80/60 approximately).can I take propranolol?

If I have normal low blood pressure (in range 80/60 approximately).can I take propranolol?

Low BP TAKE BB?: 20 F of unknown FHx med Hx or medicine Hx notes I have lowish BP asks can I take propranolol. ANS depends on what propranolol is given for. Ask your team. ...Read more

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What could be causing an abnormal EKG with high resting heartbeat and low blood pressure?

What could be causing an abnormal EKG with high resting heartbeat and low blood pressure?

Depends : Depends of course on the type of ECG abnormality. Higher heart rates and lower BP often imply relative low volume in the bloodstream. Make sure you are hydrated. If you have a sense of racing heart (palpitations) and light headedness , you should see your doctor for another ecg, possibly an echo o check structure and function of heart. Increased adrenergic (adrenalin) tone can occur if anxious. ...Read more

Dr. Jerome Zacks
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Abnormal Blood Pressure (Definition)

Abnormal blood pressure is a symptom in which a person's blood pressure is much higher or much lower than it should be for his age and body size. If either the systolic (upper number) pressure or the diastolic (lower number) pressure is not in the normal range, then the ...Read more