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Can Low Blood Pressure Cause Erectile Dysfunction
Hypotension is also known as Low blood pressure. Hypotension is defined as "low blood pressure". Blood pressure is measured as two numbers and expressed as systolic blood pressure (sbp) / diastolic blood pressure (dbp). The sbp is the pressure that is generated when the heart squeezes. Dbp occurs when the heart relaxes. 120/70 is considered normal in adults. Less than 100/60 (of either number) can ...Read more
Yes: Talk to your physician as there are many choices. ...Read more
I am taking lercanidipine 20mg tablet for my blood pressure does it cause erectile dysfunction? Please advice
Many: Too many to list. Check w/your doctor or check out the website for your BP med or epocrates.Com or some other resource. ...Read more
How and why does high blood pressure meds may cause erectile dysfunction? I thought the meds helped blood flow?
I am taking olmesartan medoxomil tablet for my diastolic blood pressure does it cause erectile dysfunction?
Nope: Medicines like angiotensin inhibitors and receptor blockers (such as olmesartan) have shown no propensity to this in trials of patients with known erectile dysfunction. To the contrary, it appears that among antihypertensives, these classes may, if anything, improve erectile function. Great question! ...Read more
Out of clonidine, hydralozine, amalodipine, coreg and losartan. Which is the high blood pressure drug would most likely cause erectile dysfunction?
Of the drugs listed: clonidine is the only one commonly associated with ED unless diuretics are involved. However, other factors may play a role: uncontrolled BP, elevated lipid levels (cholesterol, LDL, triglycerides), emotional factors, insulin resistance/diabetes. The dose of drug is important factor: higher doses may cause problems whereas lower doses do not. Some supplements may also be involved. ...Read more
No betablockers: Check with your physician if any BP meds are affecting the sexual issues .If you are on betablockes need to change to other BP medicines. ...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
Abnormal blood pressure is a symptom in which a person's blood pressure is much higher or much lower than it should be for his age and body size. If either the systolic (upper number) pressure or the diastolic (lower number) pressure is not in the normal range, then the ...Read more
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