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Dr. Alvin Lin
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Inability To Attain An Erection (Definition)

Inability to attain en erection denotes a lack of physiological energy and ability to timely fill penile corporeal tissue with blood for its high-pressure circulation. To discovery when and how to treat such, go to http://formefirst. Com/ED-Rx-options. Html & other articles in the category of Sex life, ED. Besides, the info in Basics of Self-Care could be ...Read more


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What are the specfic high blood pressure meds that may cause erectile dysfunction?

What are the specfic high blood pressure meds that may cause erectile dysfunction?

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

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How and why does high blood pressure meds may cause erectile dysfunction? I thought the meds helped blood flow?

How and why does high blood pressure meds may cause erectile dysfunction? I thought the meds helped blood flow?

Lowers pressure: Blood pressure medications lower blood pressure. Erection is achieved when fluid moved from the blood vessels into the spongy tissue of the penis. When the pressure is lowered, not as much fluid can move into the tissue and achieving an erection becomes more difficult. ...Read more

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I am taking lercanidipine 20mg tablet for my blood pressure does it cause erectile dysfunction? Please advice

I am taking lercanidipine 20mg tablet for my blood pressure does it cause erectile dysfunction? Please advice

See comment: This drug is a calcium channel blocker, it allows blood vessels to strech and dilate and that's how it lowers blood vessels.
It does not cause impotence, but you may have other contributing factor/factors. ...Read more

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Why come some high blood pressure meds may cause a man to have erectile dysfunction?

Why come some high blood pressure meds may cause a man to have erectile dysfunction?

LONG LIST: Foellowing are known to cause ed
nifedipine, spirinolactone, ramipril.Hydralazine, verapamil, captopril, clonidin. Hydrochlorthiazide, labetalol, pindolol, propanolol
amlodipin rarely may cause ed, only2% of men taking amlodipin get ed. ...Read more

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I am taking olmesartan medoxomil tablet for my diastolic blood pressure does it cause erectile dysfunction?

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

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Out of clonidine, hydralozine, amalodipine, coreg (carvedilol) and losartan. Which is the high blood pressure drug would most likely cause erectile dysfunction?

Out of clonidine, hydralozine, amalodipine, coreg (carvedilol) 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

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Best advice for erectile dysfunction when taking blood pressure medication?

Best advice for erectile dysfunction when taking blood pressure medication?

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

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Can high blood pressure medications give you erectile dysfunction?

Can high blood pressure medications give you erectile dysfunction?

Absolutely: If you are experiencing ed on blood pressure medication, ask your doctor to switch you to another one which may not have that effect. They are not all the same. ...Read more

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Can blood pressure medication (perindopril) lead to erectile dysfunction?

Diuretics, B-blocker: Diuretics and beta-blockers are the most significant BP meds that cause ed. If you are on a diuretic, it should be the lowest dose possible. Beta-blockers do it in part from diminshing heart rate. However, some ca channel blockers do this as well. You need to talk with your doctor treating your hbp! ...Read more

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How can I treat erectile dysfunction while on blood pressure meds such as coreg12.5mg and others twice a day narturally?

Vacuum penile pump: Since you have to be on your blood pressure medication and you don't want to take drugs like viagra (sildenafil) or cialis, your other alternative is to use a vacuum penile pump. Your insurance company might cover the cost of such a device. ...Read more

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I am 29 years old and I am taking olmesartan medoxomil tablets (20mg)for diastolic blood pressure. I am also suffering erectile dysfunction. I am able to achieve erection but its only about 5-10 sec?

Erectile dysfunction: What is your blood pressure
if not diabetic and BP not low
then erectice dysfunctile probably mental
or partner dysfunction
slow down
let her caress you no penetration and see how long see if that helps. ...Read more

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Why does having abnormal blood pressure lead to impotence?

Many reasons.: The drugs used: diuretics and beta blockers, etc. But remember, if you have other co-morbid conditions such as cholesterol issues, or diabetes, you may have vascular disease as well. Also, obesity in men converts testosterone to 17-b-estradiol, an estrogen. This is not good for libido. Remember, obesity can lead to all the above, and treatment can worsen it. ...Read more

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Diastolic Dysfunction grade 1. Low blood pressure. Should I be worried?

Diastolic Dysfunction grade 1. Low blood pressure. Should I be worried?

There is no real: Concern with these findings. I am certain your Cardiologist is following you for your ASD closure and mitral insufficiency. Follow his/her advice. Nothing additional is required at this point in time. ...Read more

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Penis is unusually warm when erect. Having Erectile dysfunction symptoms. Could this be a caused by high blood pressure?

Penis is unusually warm when erect. Having Erectile dysfunction symptoms. Could this be a caused by high blood pressure?

Well, the cause of: An erect penis is increased blood pressure localized to that organ! And, because blood is warm, that warmth of more blood flow is transmitted to the skin. It would be unusual to have high blood pressure issues in a young man your age. Go ahead and have your blood pressure checked. But erectile dysfunction likely caused by other factors, possibly psychologic. ...Read more

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Can dangerously low blood pressure cause organ failure?

Can dangerously low blood pressure cause organ failure?

Yes: Period of inadequate blood flow, if too long, leads to ischemia / poor organ function or organ failure. Heads toward msof (multi-system organ failure, aka mods: multiple organ dysfunction syndrome). Extremely high mortality. ...Read more

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Can having low blood pressure cause you to feel cold all the time?

Can having low blood pressure cause you to feel cold all the time?

Maybe but...: Maybe its not the low BP but the condition contributing to the low bp. Hypo thyroidism for instance, or anemia.A full work up is required to rule other causes. ...Read more

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Could low blood pressure cause venous stasis?

Could low blood pressure cause venous stasis?

No: venous stasis, usually referring to blood pooling in the veins of the legs is due to incompetent leaking valves in the vein there. The pooling blood leads to increased pressur in the veins of the lower legs, which can cause injury to the skin in the lower legs. ...Read more

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Does low blood pressure cause norepinephrine and epinephrine to be created to raise blood pressure, or am I way off?

Does low blood pressure cause norepinephrine and epinephrine to be created to raise blood pressure, or am I way off?

You're right: Hi. Blood pressure sensors in parts of the aorta and carotid arteries sense low BP and reflexly activate the sympathetic nervous system to help maintain/restore BP, part of which involves adrenomedullary catecholamine secretion. ...Read more

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What can low blood pressure cause in the body?

What can low blood pressure cause in the body?

Hypotension: Hypotension can cause organ underperfusion, weakness, fatigue, lightheadedness, dizziness and dysfunction of the kidneys and other organs. ...Read more

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Can low blood pressure cause dizziness?

Can low blood pressure cause dizziness?

Yes: Especially in upright position. The low BP may decrease perfusion and oxygenation of the brain ...Read more

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Can low blood pressure cause you to feel dizzy with eyes closed when lying down and fine every time else, like bending head side or down.?

Can low blood pressure cause you to feel dizzy with eyes closed when lying down and fine every time else, like bending head side or down.?

Probably not: If low blood pressure is source of sensation you are calling dizziness, it would usually worse when you are upright. There are certain types of vertigo and disequilibrium that are worse when you have your eyes closed. Consider an evaluation with your pcp about whether your blood pressure is low or other causes for these symptoms. ...Read more

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Can low blood pressure cause venous stasis? Or unrelated?

Can low blood pressure cause venous stasis? Or unrelated?

LBP and Venous Stasi: Blood pressure is disease of the arteries. Venous stasis is disease of the veins. While both may exist in the same patient, they are not necessarily connected. Venous stasis is due to floppy veins, usually in the lower extremities. The back flow of blood is what causes the increased blood pressure in the veins. The increased pressure allows fluid to leak into the tissues causing venous stasis. ...Read more

Dr. Jerome Zacks
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Hypotension (Definition)

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


Dr. Darrin Cunningham
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Blood Pressure (Definition)

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