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Blood Loss And Chf
Blood pressure: Patients with high blood pressure can physiologically donate blood. Often they will not be allowed to donate because they may be on anti hypertensive and other drugs. Gettting a transfusion which contains hypotension directed drugs could be a problem for some people. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heart failure is a complex set of conditions in which the heart "fails" to pump a normal amount of blood with each beat. This can be due to poor squeezing function (systolic heart failure) and/or a stiff heart incapable of filling normally (diastolic heart failure). Common symptoms include swelling and trouble breathing, particularly when ...Read more
Nocturia: Yes. The fluid shifts in the body when one is laying down versus being up and about can be quite significant and this can lead to frequent need to urinate at night. ...Read more
I have generalized edema, fatigue, anemia and high blood pressure (hypertension). The following also describe me: Hair loss and Abdominal bloating?
PCOS: Your constellation of symptoms suggests polycystic ovary syndrome, but really, with so many issues, a complete health check up and on-going care is indicated. While we like to tie everything neatly up into a single package (diagnosis), it's not always possible. ...Read more
Heart - Hypertension: Hypertension can cause heart failure by causing strain on the heart muscle due to the excess work of pumping into high pressure arteries, or by causing the tiny arterioles that bring blood to the heart muscle and lining to narrow and become stiff, thus damaging heart function due to low blood supply. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 protracted vomiting and diarrhea); low blood volume (internal bleeding), or adrenal hormone deficiency. Fatigue may result from the low blood pressure. ...Read more
It can be: However, it can be a cause of literally hundreds of other things, including anything that is causing dehydration. When we dont have enough liquid on board, the heart speeds up, blood pressure goes down and the body makes lots of adrenaline to counteract this, causing shakes and anxiety. Adrenal insufficiency can also do this. First thing, get hydrated! second - call your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is congestive heart failure due to high blood pressure and obesity reversible? Heart is enlarged and stiff, but there's no plaque buildup in arteries.
For someone with congestive heart failure due to high blood pressure and obesity (no plaque buildup), what's a healthy and safe rate to lose weight?
Safe weight loss: Most weight loss in the first days after treatment of congestive heart failure is water weight and may result in several pounds per day. Once your doctor determines you are at normal body water, you can begin to lose fat weight, and most recommendations limit this weight loss to 1-2 pounds per week to avoid vitamin and mineral deficiencies. ...Read more
Yes: In late stages.Get a more detailed answer ›
Low blood pressure of 90/60 with a pulse of 90. Has Lewy body dementia and pulmonary emboli sim. Why would BP be low?
Depends on symptoms: If, with a low blood pressure, someone has symptoms of dizziness, lightheadedness, kidney failure, etc, then it is bad. But, there are many people who feel and look completely fine with a "low" blood pressure number. So, the number doesn't necessarily mean it is bad: it really depends on the symptoms. ...Read more
Meds to lower BP: Controlling BP with medications, especially beta blockers, ACE inhibitors, and diuretics will help to reduce risk of heart injury, heart failure and heart pain (angina). Some of the effects of high BP on the heart can be reversed with these BP meds and optimum control of BP (110-130/60-80). Follow up with primary MD and/or specialists (cardiologist and nephrologist if kidney problems). ...Read more
Can a person with cardio, high blood pressure, diabetic and kidney problems use chlorophyll plus guarana?
Yes: Even mild hypertension (HTN) sustained over yrs is associated w/ greater cognitive impairment in later life. To mds, "uncontrolled" means really high bp. It's called an urgency when not controlling it within 24 hr will lead to permanent injury (or death), and an emergency when ditto within 1 hr. "htnsive encephalopathy" is assoc w/ headaches, confusion, seizures, head bleeds, strokes and death. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a heart murmer, edema which is getting worse, high blood pressure, had rapid weight gain, poor circulation, eyesight deteriorating rapidly. Help!
Heart and bp problem: You need to see a cardiologist as quickly as possible to see if your heart is the problem causing you to gain edema fluid causing your weight gain and to control your high bp. Also see an ophthalmologist to see if you have a diseased retina or glaucoma. From your description you appear to quite ill and are getting worse quickly. Get some help quickly at their offices, or go to an er asap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Generally, blood loss is a term most commonly referring to bleeding. Blood loss can occur rapidly, due to trauma, or can occur slowly, as seen in diseases of the stomach or intestinal tract. Blood loss could refer to blood disorders that cause anemias, as seen in autoimmune disorders ...Read more