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Blood Pressure Rises Instead Of Falls When I Stand Up Is That Abnormal
Possibly: The normal rise in BP after standing is brief (<1 min). A sustained rise in BP would be abnormal and would imply hyperactive vasomotor function. ...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
Why blood pressure rises to abnormal levels first thing when I wake up in the morning and normal in the evening?
I have been having issues with my blood pressure rising and falling sharply during the night. It was 90/60 and then went to 117/78. I can feel it shifting even while lying in bed awake. What is this?
Normal blood pressure: Both values that you mentioned are considered normal. Unless you're having high or too low blood pressure, would not worry too much about these variations. Part of these variations and "adrenaline surges", might be related to anxiety. Repeated blood pressure checks may contribute to anxiety and stress, and therefore higher blood pressure. ...Read more
I was wondering what does it mean when my blood pressure falls from laying down to sitting position?
What can use for low blood pressure. My mother suffer of high blood pressure, but sometimes it falls very low
My blood pressure is 130 l 85 in the morning but rise to 150 l 93 in the evening, then fell to 140 l90 at night, do have to taka medication?
Maybe: You should see a doctor for a full exam and that may help decide if you should take meds. But there are life style changes you can make to help keep BP under better control. Diet, exercise, weight loss, stress, tobacco, & emotional issues are all major factors under your control. Whatever an exam finds, a healthy life style will help enormously. Take good care of yourself! ...Read more
Has been described: This should not be a significant consideration in blood pressure treatment. It has been described as one is cold and the peripheral blood vessels do constrict to keep the person warmer. The blood pressure will go up but so will with caffeine. See your doc and follow directions ...Read more
See below: During exercise, BP normally rises. This is healthy. Following exercise, BP falls, in facts, will fall below the baseline temporarily, because of the dilated blood vessels exercise causes. ...Read more
Normal physiology: When you get up, your heart beats faster and stronger, and the stroke volume (amount of blood pumped per beat) rises. Also, your involuntary (autonomic) nervous system causes your vessels to constrict. The net effect of all those actions is a normal rise in bp. ...Read more
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Herbs That May Increase Blood Pressure:
St. Johns Wort
Actually the list of Herbs that may cause Hypotenstion (Low Blood Pressure) is much longer. ...Read more
HTN: It means you need work-up and treament for high bp. Consult your physician. ...Read more
Yes: That can happen when a person with high blood pressure checks his BP (to write it down), and notices that it is higher than he wants it to be. He thinks about it and takes it again, but it turns out a few points higher than before. Then, he thinks about it some more, and takes it a third time, but now it's even higher... So, the more he thinks and worries about it, the higher the BP goes. ...Read more
How much can your blood pressure rise when you are sick? If I normally have a BP of 120/82 and it is 150/100 when I am sick, i'd that ok or no?
Pain often raises BP: But your doctor is in the best position to advise you to either treat or watch that changed pressure. ...Read more
I have a constant unusual blood pressure of 100/80? What does this pressure mean? My lower number does not drop further than that, the upper drops?
Blood pressure: The most likely explanation is completely normal, can't give guarantee from out here but I would not worry about what you report ...Read more
Is it normal for your blood pressure to rise from 105/65 sitting to about 125-135 / 80-85 standing? What could make this happen and how to lower it?
Bp: Why mess with normal, worry about something else ...Read more
My blood pressure in the morning is usually around 135/85 systolic and dyastolic but rises to around 145/87 in the afternoon; what could be resposible?
Nervous system?: In the morning, your parasympathetic nervous system (pns) is more active, this will tend to keep your BP low. However as the day progresses you may be overly actviating your sympathetic nervous system (sns)- this could cause an increase in bp. Other things to consider are caffeine, sugar, fried foods and other stressors you may be exposed to during the day. ...Read more
I have recently had blood pressure rise at night to 140/100.It rarely reaches such a level during the daytime. Can you please tell me why this happens?
Normal: Normal, no worries.Get a more detailed answer ›
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