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Can You Have A Stroke With Normal Blood Pressure
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
Any level: From low to normal to high can occur with either heart attack or stroke. With very high 150and greater systolic and 100 or so diastolic a number of bad things can happen: aortic tear-dissection, and heart attack or stoke may evolve. With high pressure intracranial aneurysm may burst, o r the brain may bleed. Complex sets of diagnostic issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood pressure: BP is not a constant. It varies throughout the day. Stressful conditions during the day could cause 'spikes' in otherwise normal pressure. ...Read more
Is it possible to have poor blood circulation even if you have a normal heart rate and blood pressure?
Yes, rarely: It is called hypertensive encephalopathy. Symptoms include headache, restlessness, nausea, disturbances of consciousness, seizures, retinal hemorrhage and papilledema. Images of the brain can see sometimes see edema associated with specific neurological symptoms. The condition is treated with medications that decrease blood pressure. ...Read more
No specific number: "high" blood pressure can cause a stroke, but it is very variable to the individual. Certainly the risk is higher as the BP increases. There are also patients who develop a stroke from an acute drop in bp, where there can be a watershed infarct, as a counter-example to a hypertensive stroke. ...Read more
Yes: As long as it is fairly well-controlled at the time of the procedure with medications taken at home. ...Read more
Hypertension: 125 systolic is within a normal range. ...Read more
Sure: Though that said, the most common cause of low BP in patients previously with high BP is meds. That said, as the arteries get stiffer, it's easier to have large swings between your lower and higher bps. Make sure all measurements are being taken at rest and not around times of exercise. ...Read more
Of course!: Although at higher risk for preeclampsia and fetal growth restriction, most pregnancies of hypertensive women result in healthy mother-baby pairs at nine months and normal deliveries. Consider 81 mg daily Aspirin preconceptionally (may start if up unitl 16 weeks, the earlier the better) to decrease your risk. ...Read more
Is it possible for me to have poor blood circulation if I have a normal heart rate and blood pressure?
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