Doctor insights on:
Blood Pressure Heart Sigmoidoscopy Procedure
Yes: In late stages.Get a more detailed answer ›
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?
Reaction to food including heat, itching, swollen throat, rapid heart, dizziness, drunk, pale. Endo, sigmoidoscopy/blood results clear. Any ideas?
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?
How will the heat during the body wrap procedure affect my blood pressure? I am suffering from high blood pressure and with medication it is under control, except in the rare cases when i get nervous. I would like to lose some weight and I am willing to g
Arm is best: Best way to check it yourself is with an automatic cuff you can buy from any drugstore. The ones that fit around your arm are the best. Taking measurements first thing in the morning and right before bed can give you a good average. Some types of blood pressure checking devices slip onto the wrist. They work but can be a little off. ...Read more
Likely: Decrease it due to vasodilatation.Get a more detailed answer ›
I took my blood pressure earlier and my numbers were 65/50, is that an issue? I checked because recently my heart has began racing at random times.
65/50: is not a number that commonly occurs. You might want a trained professional to confirm it. Ill-fitting cuff, wrong size cuff etc can give wrong numbers. Racing heart is most commonly not much of an underlying problem. The pattern of the beats (holter if it's disturbing or other symptoms) can determine it's severity...mostly just normal variations in heart. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Valium affect heart blood pressure
- Low blood pressure after open heart surgery
- What causes blood pressure to go down while the heart rate goes up with exercise?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Low blood pressure after heart surgery
- How does hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia affect heart rate and blood pressure?
- Can high blood pressure affect your heart rate?
- Can high blood pressure cause heart palpitations?
- Talk to a cardiologist online