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Can Blood Pressure Vary From Day To Day
Can blood pressure fluctuate significantly back to back tests? First one 129/87, second 119/79. Fluctuates a lot day to day. Sometimes high, some norm
Yes: It may fluctuate minute to minute. Those measurements are normal and you should NOT be checking your BP. As you can see: it will drive you nuts, without any benefit (unless you are on medications, have symptoms or your doctor suggested it). What you are doing will do more harm than good!!!! ...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
Is it normal for blood pressure to vary from low (around 40/80) to high within a day (above 90/140)? Most days several times a day, but some not
Some people: Have widely variable bp...Talk to your physician. ...Read more
Are you supposed to spread your high blood pressure meds throughout the day so not to lower the pressure too much at one time?
Blood pressure went from frequent prehypertension to optimal from only 2 days of running. was high blood from anxiety/stress only?
See below: There is a range of values that needs to be assessed by the doctor who orders the test. Visit this site for more info. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/2088826-overview ...Read more
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Any exercise helps: Whether walking, taking water aerobics, going to the gym to work out on a spinning bike, ANY exercise can help you reduce your blood sugar. Many people aim for 10,000 steps a day - but start with 1000 and work up. The free App, "Moves" can help you track your steps. So can a FitBit device or a pedometer. Good luck. LGromkoMD ...Read more
No: This is not likely unless you: 1. Changed your diet 2. Developed malabsorbtion type of condition in your gut 3. Had several episodes of bleeding over short period of time.4 developed condition known as hemochromatosis(this is least possibility among listed). But first have your test repeated: lab machines sometime may give inaccurate resultrt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can an increase in blood pressure from 95/60 to 135/76 and above in a month's time cause lightheadedness? My BP and lipids were always perfect before.
Yes it is possible: Patients who have high blood pressure are usually being treated with multiple medications. These medications are effective at controlling the chronic problem of high blood pressure. However in some instances they may induce an episode of low blood pressure especially if the patient takes many medications at one time, becomes dehydrated or becomes affected with another condition. ...Read more
Frequent small meals: Usually suffice for maintaining bs during the day. At night, it's good to have a starchy or complex 20-25 gram carb before bedtime. I do suggest that you or your friend seek a medical evaluation to see if there is an endocrine case such as adrenal insufficiency or insulinoma (rare). If family history is positive for hypoglycemia then it's poosible that it may be due to a potassium channel defect. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can pulmonary pressure vary up and down between 25-50 from day to day many times (checked by the same echo machine and specialist)? Dr. says strange
Echo: There are many technical aspects to echo measurements. Pulmonary artery pressure can vary also depending on hemodynamics and physiologic state. In general however , if measured at rest the PAP wouldn't be 25mmHg different. From out here can't judge further not knowing the technician(s) or the lab. ...Read more
Very much: It can go from very high to very low or vice versa in seconds. ...Read more
Blood pressure: Normally can range plus/minus 20mmhg on systolic and 10mmhg diastolic. ...Read more
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