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Not usually..: The only effect would be if the blood pressure is extremely low causing poor peripheral blood flow. In this instance, the pulse ox may be inaccurate. This could occur in shock situations. As long as the blood flow remains normal, the blood pressure will not affect pulse ox. ...Read more
Tachycardia: Many reasons for this .Main goal is to rule out cardiac arrhythmia. I would advise you to go see cardiologist if this is a persistent problem while resting. However , i can see that you are on Alprazolam and have insomnia.I wonder you have anxious personality .If it is so, relaxation technique is always the best option rather than depending on pharmacotherapy. ...Read more
Please re-send: A diastolic click is always worrisome. Get an echocardiogram. If your SGPT is that high, find out why -- repeat off alcohol, painkillers and whatever else you don't need, and if it's still up, start the work up for viral hepatitis family (B, C), hemochromatosis, Wilson's, antitrypsin deficiency, lupoid hepatitis. ...Read more
No: They're independent but often tend to go together. Younger people tend to have higher diastolic pressures. Older people tend to have higher systolic pressures. But those are just generalizations. ...Read more
Blood pressure: Your numbers are normal.Get a more detailed answer ›
Sitting pulse 80-90, standing pulse 100-110, presyncope while walking or exercise, normal blood pressure, 27 yrs old. Dangerous pulse?
Syndrome: I would suggest you get an evaluation to be sure whether there is valvar or other problem associated with your 'presyncope'. The information numbers you provided are less concerning than the fact of the symptom of presyncope. ...Read more
Aging.: As we age vessels become stiffer. Stiffer vessels are associated with this. ...Read more
No: Systolic blood pressure occurs during contraction of the heart. The blood pressure falls progressively until the next contraction. Diastolic blood pressure is the pressure immediately before the subsequent contraction. Diastolic blood pressure can never be higher than systolic blood pressure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Blood Pressure: 117/68
Resting Heart Rate Sitting: 75bpm - 85bpm
Exercise everyday. Friend's sitting resting heart: 70bpm - 75bpm why? Heart Disease?
Variation: There can be a lot of variation between individuals resting heart rates. In general, the more "fit" you are cardiovascular wise, the lower your resting heart rate will be; so you friend may be a bit more "fit" than you. But in reality that's a very small difference and if many factors may contribute to day to day variations. Neither of those heart rate ranges suggest "heart disease". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bp yesterday, highest systolic 212 diastolic 119 lowest systolic 142 lowest diastolic 77 average systolic 171 average diastolic 100 light chest pain?
Observe syncope. Baseline BP 115/73, hr 88 bpm. During tilt 70 : BP stable, hr 112 bpm. During isuprel (isoproterenol) : BP 92/78, hr 175 bpm. Thoughts? Is it normal?
Can be: This is not an extreme response. You may simply need to increase your fluid and salt intake particularly during your periods. ...Read more
Does blood pressure increase with pulse rate? I've noticed higher BP readings when my pulse is higher.
See below: Diastolic hypertension is common at younger ages. After 50 or so systolic hypertension is more common. Both need to be treated. ...Read more