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Blood Pressure Rises Instead Of Falls When I Stand Up Is That Abnormal
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
When I'm standing up my hr is highter than when sitting down but my blood pressure is the same if not lower? What's wrong?
When you: Stand your body must adjust to try to keep blood flow to your organs steady when gravity would cause all the blood to flow down, those numbers are part of this process and normal ...Read more
I have tachycardia when standing up and my blood pressure spikes. What could this be? Usually the blood pressure drops in POTS but mine rises.
I thought diastolic blood pressure is the pulling of blood into the heart and systolic blood pressure is responsible for pushing it out. Am i right?
Not exactly: Your description of systolic is correct: it's the pressure generated by the contraction of the heart. But diastolic pressure, which is measured between heart beats when the heart is filling/not pumping reflects the integrity of the aortic valve and the elasticity of the arterial system, especially the aorta. ...Read more
My highest blood pressure is 140/100. Usually it happens when lot of work stress and after excercise.Normally blood pressure measure 120/85. Is it ok?
When your blood pressure is normal when you resting, what makes your blood pressure when you stand up drop real low and you become very disorientatated and dizzy?
What : What you are describing is called orthostatic hypotension. I've attached a website below that give lots of helpful, in-depth information on orthostatic hypotension. Dehydration is the most common cause for this symptom, though heart problems or neurological problems can cause it, too. ...Read more
What causes blood pressure to drop when someone sits up or stands up from prolonged bed rest? Is it dangerous?
Normal event: after bed rest, you might faint so be careful ...Read more
Is it normal for diastolic blood pressure to rise with anxiety? Even over 100? I normally on average have low blood pressure. During activity diastoli goes up though.
If i stand up and my vision nearly blacked out, could this mean my blood pressure is too low or blood sugar is low?
Yes, just so: You experienced an "orthostatic" episode, where your blood pressure temporarily became too low. If this happens all the time and results in passing out, you may need to see a cardiologist for this. If it's just a time to time annoyance, that's almost normal, and nothing anybody would treat, except to advise you to stay hydrated and get up more slowly. ...Read more
I have a pulse of 87 if i stand up but stay in one spot it jumps to 130-140 the blood pressure stays fine is that normal?
In the morning when I stand up my heart rate is higher than usual 100+BPM then levels out. This also happens if I been laying down for awhile. normal?
What is considered a normal drop in blood pressure from standing to laying down? (Not laying to standing/orthostatic hypotension).
What does it mean when i take my blood pressure and systolic comes up prehypertension and diastolic comes up hypertension?
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Is it normal for diastolic blood pressure to be higher when standing than when sitting? Some times over 100 when standing.
Not necessarily : If you are checking, it would be best to check your blood pressure about 2-5 minutes after standing up, not immediately, to allow your body to adjust. If you continue to have diastolic pressures above 80, you should see your doctor to consider treatment for high blood pressure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why do I hear my diastolic pressure all the way down too 0 when my syostolic pressure is normal? Does that mean my blood pressure is 120/0?
No: In young healthy people with strong hearts, especially if they are thin, it is not uncommon to be able to hear the blood flow sounds (korotkoff sounds) all the way down to 0. In those cases, the diastolic blood pressure is determined when the korotkoff sound intensity decreases slightly (becomes muffled). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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