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Blood pressure rises instead of falls when I stand up. Is that abnormal?

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

Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Blood Pressure (Definition)

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


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My blood pressure suddenly rise or fall down?

My blood pressure suddenly rise or fall down?

See your doctor: You may just have anxiety or other benign reasons for your blood pressure to rise and crash, or something more serious (and much more rare!) like pheochromocytoma. The only way to check is with a detailed history and exam, with labs. ...Read more

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Why blood pressure rises to abnormal levels first thing when I wake up in the morning and normal in the evening?

Why blood pressure rises to abnormal levels first thing when I wake up in the morning and normal in the evening?

Morning Hypertension: Are u on treatment?
If Yes - your anti hypertensive may be wearing off in the morning.
If No - exclude Obstructive Sleep Apnoea or avoid Alcohol. Consider 24 ABPM.
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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?

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

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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?

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

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Could blood pressure rise in winters?

Could blood pressure rise in winters?

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

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What can cause irregular blood pressure?

What can cause irregular blood pressure?

BP: Changes in cardiac output or peripheral vascular resistance will cause changes in blood pressure. If the pump (heart muscle)has decreased ability to respond to stresses the blood pressure may vary irregularly ...Read more

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Does exercise rise or lower blood pressure?

Does exercise rise or lower blood pressure?

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

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What causes irregular blood pressure readings?

What causes irregular blood pressure readings?

Normal: You have to determine if the cuff you are using is accurate. You will rarely get the same BP readings with an automated cuff. ...Read more

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What is the normal and abnormal of blood pressure?

What is the normal and abnormal of blood pressure?

Blood pressure: Abnormal readings of blood pressure Are considered to be less than 90/60 mmHg or greater than 120/80 mmHg. Here's an article with some more information - Hope it helps! Http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/prehypertension/basics/definition/con-20026271 ...Read more

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What conditions give abnormal results of blood pressure?

Blood pressure: The diseases that can cause high or low blood pressure are legion and comprise virtually every category of disease, infectious, endocrine, gastrointestinal, renal, cardiac.... ...Read more

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What are the causes of blood pressure to rise when you get up?

What are the causes of blood pressure to rise when you get up?

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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Is there any herbs or spices that can cause blood pressure to rise?

Is there any herbs or spices that can cause blood pressure to rise?

See List Below: Herbs That May Increase Blood Pressure:
Aniseed
St. Johns Wort
Capsicum
Parsley
Blue Cohosh
Vervain
Chaste Berry
Bayberry
Licorice
Ginger
Ginseng
Ephedra
Pau d'Arco
Coltsfoot
Gentian
Cola alkaloids
Broom alkaloids
Calamus amines
Guarana

Actually the list of Herbs that may cause Hypotenstion (Low Blood Pressure) is much longer. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your blood pressure continues to rise despite medications?

What does it mean if your blood pressure continues to rise despite medications?

Blood Pressure: If you are on medication and your blood pressure isn't coming down, you need to discuss with your doctor. You may need increased dosage or additonal medications. You could also perhaps need additional testing to see if something unexpected is going on. ...Read more

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Can a person raise their blood pressure reading just by thinking about it rising?

Can a person raise their blood pressure reading just by thinking about it rising?

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

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Why my blood pressure rises everytime I go see a dr but when im home and test its normal?

White Coat: White coat hypertension is very common. Blood pressure is normal outside the office and elevated in the doctor's office. Discuss with your doctor. A log of home blood pressures or a 24 hour ambulatory blood pressure monitor will help diagnose this. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your blood pressure continues to rise even if you're not doing anything?

Blood pressure: If you are at rest and under no stress and your blood pressure is rising out of the normal range, then you need to be checked for the cause (es). ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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?

High blood pressure: Blood pressure varies all the time. You may experience stress or excitement. Check with your doctor may be a good idea. Although you may not have any symptoms from high blood pressure. ...Read more

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My blood pressure rises during papers. Reason and how I manage it?

My blood pressure rises during papers. Reason and how I manage it?

Blood pressure: Please explain how you know your blood pressure rises during papers.
I would really like to know.
More likely it is strain not blood pressure. ...Read more