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Blood Pressure 180 100
Problem: seldom rise in blood pressure (180/100) which sends me to the ER .Usually I have blood pressure 125/83 (age 53).Do i need drug to lower bp?
Evaluation: Sounds as though you may. See your doctor for a full evaluation. ...Read more
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
Yes: That is why hypertension has been called the silent killer. It can produce symptoms such as headache or shortness of breath but commonly the patient feels well. The first problem could be a heart attack or stroke. That is why it is important to diagnose and treat the problem before the damage is done. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What effect would one baby aspirin have if you take it while you have a high blood pressure, eg 180/100?
I have p.K.D. And high blood pressure around 180/100 along with swollen ankles, vomitting, dizziness, and vision trouble. Could it have progressed?
Pkd symptoms: PKD generates hi BP. You are taking excellent meds, yet the BP is too high. This reflects progressive cyst growth and crowding. Your symptoms likely reflect CNS effects of high BP, but could reflect rising B urea-N levels and creatinine levels == early uremia. Swollen ankles mean fluid retention - which drives bp higher and also reflects impaired renal excretion. Urgent eval and RX needed! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hello I am here to ask that my moms blood pressure is 180 over 100 please can you give me any tip on reducing it please i dont wanna loose her
Genetics, arteries: Arteries stiffen with age but genes are a major factor. I know a black belt in tae kwon do who was a vegetarian, avoided salt, worked out all of the time--motivated by not wanting to have to take blood pressure pills--had to take them because his family was loaded with people with hypertension and he had the genes. ...Read more
My stress test was abnormal dr said when i was in the middle of the test my blood pressure drop from 180 to 100 and don't know why nuclear test normal?
Went for a health check, BP was 180/100 but colestarol was 3.95 and pulse was 40! why could my blood pressure be high?
Cause of high BP: It may not be clear why your BP is so high. Most patients have essential hbp which is caused by non-identifiable causes, others have secondary hbp, caused by a renal artery stenosis or conn's syndrome. If you have any risk factors such as high lipids. Smoking and obesity, losing weight off will help lower your bp. See a doctor and get started on some BP meds asap, as you BP is quite high. ...Read more
BP meds & ED: First of all, high bp, especially high systolic bp, is not good for your erectile function. If you are older, this is especially so. Diuretics such as hydrochlorothiazide and spironolatone as well as beta-blockers such as atenolol can cause erection problems. There are some BP meds that may help you with erectile function, including arbs such as losartan and Alpha blockers such as doxazosin. ...Read more
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