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Can High Cholesterol Cause High Blood Pressure
A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure and a diastolic blood pressure. The systolic blood pressure is the maximum pressure the blood exerts on the vessels when the heart is beating. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the vessels in between heartbeats. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, begins when the systolic blood pressure remains above 140 or when the diastolic blood pressure remains above 90. Hypertension can be a result of increased blood flow through vessels or increased resistance to ...Read more
25 y/o healthy male with gout? What could cause gout in a 25 year old man with high blood pressure and high cholesterol?
Would you most likely have high cholesterol and/or high blood pressure as cause of coronary atherosclerosis?
Yes: High blood press and high cholesterol are two of the risk factors for development of coronary disease. Other risk factors include diabetes, cigarette smoking, and positive family history. Other factors may include lack of exercise, obesity, stress and type a personality. Some people with normal BP and cholesterol may develop heart disease. The more risks factors one has raise the odds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could be the cause of microvascular ischemic if u have no diabetes, no high blood pressure and no high cholesterol ? Had an MRI and waiting appt
DASH diet: Best diet is dash: fruits: 4-5 servings/day vegetables: 4-5 servings/day whole grains or fiber: 6-8 servings/day dairy (low fat): 2-3 serving/day meat (lean): 2 servings/day lower dietary sodium intake low fat (<6% of daily calories) low cholesterol intake (<150 mg/day) low sodium intake (<2.4 grams/day) - http://goo.Gl/szdci. ...Read more
Low salt, low fat: Low salt, low fat.Get a more detailed answer ›
What to do if I suffer from high blood pressure and high cholesterol what would be a good and safe workout?
Walking, aerobics: First and foremost, of course, is to speak with your internist and to get your cholesterol and BP down. As for exercise, if your blood pressure is under control, you should be able to perform whatever activity you choose (though you should clear this with your internist first). If your BP remains high, though, i would suggest activities that do not stress the heart as much, i.e. Walking/aerobics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could you tell me what are some effects of high blood pressure medications, and high cholesterol medications?
Many: This question is complicated. There are so many medications for these two diseases. Each medication has its own side effect profile. Please specify which medication. ...Read more
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How do other factors such as high cholesterol and high blood pressure affect me if I have diabetes?
Big impact: Having diabetes increases your risk for heart disease by itself, and high cholesterol magnifies that risk. Diabetes also increases your risk of developing kidney failure, and HTN as well as high cholesterol increase this risk too. Diabetics must do everything they can to keep blood pressure below 135/75, and LDL cholesterol under 100, or maybe under 70. ...Read moreSee 13 more doctor answers
↑ed cholesterol (in blood); a specific fat molecule made by every animal cell on planet, part of every animal cell membrane, enables membrane flexibility, cells to change shape, animals to move. Look it up ("cholesterol molecule" works best) on Google & images. Additionally, for most people Hi-Chol foods ↓es measured LDL particles while ↓Chol foods ↑LDL; driving ...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
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