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Blood Pressure Heart Sigmoidoscopy Procedure
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Sigmoidoscopy is the use of a flexible fiberoptic camera or specially designed scope to examine the inside of the colon. Because the procedure only examines the left side of the colon (in an area called the sigmoid), it is termed sigmoidoscopy. This is to differentiate it from a colonoscopy, where the entire right and left side of the colon is examined. A sigmoidoscopy ...Read more
Should I take my high blood pressure and/or heart medicines the morning of the sigmoidoscopy procedure?
Male 36 years old with previous heart attacks and stent procedure who has home blood pressure reading of 157/109/132 on left arm sitting. 160/119/128?
I got a little anxious today blood pressure went to 120/62 normally 95/50 - 105/55 heart rate 80-100+ now it's 99/52 heart rate 68! Damage done now?
Anxiety : Anxiety can trigger chemicals that can increase BP and HR. Your numbers higher when compared to your base line are still not that high. The key is was the anxiety an appropriate response to a situation or not. We all get anxiety and often is appropriate, it becomes an issues when anxiety prevails for no reason. Key to get help there. Your number are back to baseline ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
ATruffle4MyThoughts?: I don't know, i've never eaten blood pressure. But I have taken a chocolate.Aside from that, if you have too high blood pressure for too long all Hell can break loose quite suddenly. You see, the symptoms come very late, like heart failure,stroke or kidney failure or blindness or impotence or leg ulcers.Sound Appealing? The best policy is to take your meds faithfully while you still feel good. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
BP : Looks normal at restGet a more detailed answer ›
Vital signs: Blood pressure and heart rate are vital signs. They represent the status of your cardiovascular physiology. Heart rhythm refers to the electrical activation of the heart muscle. You can have entirely normal vital signs with many different heart rhythms. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
What can cause blood pressure to be constantly all over place high 173/100 and low 83/53 all day high and low, had heart check no answers yet?
Blood pressure: Those are wide ranging blood pressures. Did you have them confirmed at an office or clinic? If so, I would consider some secondary reasons for BP problems. These could be thyroid, adrenal, renal artery stenosis, carcinoid tumor. Important to have your provider recheck. Just because your heart is OK does not mean you do not have a BP problem ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Why does hotdogs make my heart race and i feel high and i know its not my blood pressure cause its low?
Not sure, but......: Well, cannot be sure, but it sounds like you may be allergic to one of the many chemicals in the hot dog. You could test this by buying the fancy non-cured hot dogs (expensive, at fancy grocery stores usually) and see if it still happens. No matter what is causing it, i would avoid any food that does that to me. Good luck. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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
Proctosigmoidoscopy is an examination of the rectum and sigmoid colon (just above the rectum) using a narrow, rigid scope with a built-in light. A small amount of air is usually introduced to distend the bowel, allowing for a better view. Generally, a limited prep is helpful, but not always necessary. ...Read more
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