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Can angina be related to blood pressure of 67-112?

Can angina be related to blood pressure of 67-112?

Probably not: I assume you mean 112 systolic, 67 diastolic. This may be normal BP for you, and unlikely to be related to chest pain. ...Read more

Dr. Gutti Rao
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Angina (Definition)

Angina is chest pain that is caused by poor blood flow to the heart muscle. Angina is not an actual disease, but rather a symptom of an existing heart problem. Most commonly, this underlying problem is due to an obstruction of the coronary blood vessels that surround the heart. There are different types of angina including stable angina, unstable ...Read more


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How much alcohol is safe to have if you are on medication for high blood pressure and angina?

How much alcohol is safe to have if you are on medication for high blood pressure and angina?

Be temperate: Alcohol can interfere with many prescription medications (ask your doctor, it depends on which medicines you are taking). However, if used in moderation (up to 3 – 5 drinks/week), there isn't harm, and actually there may be a slight health benefit! Be temperate. ...Read more

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Can high blood pressure give angina type chest pain?

Can high blood pressure give angina type chest pain?

Yes!: Angina type pain comes when the muscle of the heart gets stretched or the heart perceives it is not getting enough oxygen. Even high blood pressure without coronary artery disease can cause angina type pain, but you must first make sure there is no CAD and must make sure to control the blood pressure! Most people with high blood pressure however have no symptoms. ...Read more

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What are ways to treat heart disease, angina and high blood pressure?

Work w/ur family doc: Work w/your family doc & cardiologist to treat heart disease, angina & high blood pressure (BP). 1st make appropriate lifestyle modifications: quit smoking, start exercising regularly, then commit to eating healthy. Enough rest plus meditation can help. Statins are now 1st line drug for anyone w/heart disease. Nitrates are useful for those suffering from angina (chest pain). Many drugs to treat BP ...Read more

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Need to take 30 mg ER imdur for angina. Would it cause low blood pressure. How effictive it is vs regular isosorbide regular release on blood pressure?

Need to take 30 mg ER imdur for angina. Would it cause low blood pressure. How effictive it is vs regular isosorbide regular release on blood pressure?

Nitrates: Both may cause some drop in blood pressure but usually not very much. Nitrates are not typically used for treatment of hypertension. The effects of the short and long acting isosorbide mono nitrate are similar; the difference is how often it has to be taken, i.e. Once vs. Twice a day. ...Read more

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What are the parts of a physical exam on a new female patient? Age 61, partial hysterectomy, diabetes, high blood pressure, angina

Full H&P: I'm guessing if you're asking this question you went to a new dr and he didn't do as detailed h&p as you would have expected. You may have seen the bill and were even more surprised. If im right you can check on line a see the billing codes and see what they should involve. Then if you feel there's a problem address it with your doctor. Usually if they are busy they are un aware and will remady things. ...Read more

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What are the parts of a physical exam on a new female patient? Age 61, partial hysterectomy, diabetes, high blood pressure, angina

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What are the parts of a physical exam on a new female patient? Age 61, partial hysterectomy, diabetes, high blood pressure, angina

Careful exam: Complete physical exam including ekg, x-ray chest, pulmonary function test, lab tests including cbc, chemistry, lipids, thyroid function tests, urinalysis, hb a1c review of present medication and good follow up. ...Read more

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Can I still have angina w/perfect blood pressure & no diabetes also had EKG & was fine. Still, very nervous, dad had it & later heart disease, scared!

Can I still have angina w/perfect blood pressure & no diabetes also had EKG & was fine. Still, very nervous, dad had it & later heart disease, scared!

Find good internist!: It is not difficult to find out the health of your heart and check for risk factors for Angina/Coronary ARTERY DISEASE(CAD). This is best done through an internist or a cardiologist.
Make sure that you do not have other risk factors for CAD. So get your lipid profile(cholesterol and Triglycerides) checked., control your weight with healthy diet & daily exercise and avoid smoking. ...Read more

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Do blood pressure medications work right away or takes long time to take effect? Especially for Palpitations n angina.

Do blood pressure medications work right away or takes long time to take effect? Especially for Palpitations n angina.

BP medicine : Blood pressure medication is effective in lowering blood pressure and little blood pressure medication that have effect on Heart rate such as beta blockers or calcium channel blocker's decrees the rapid heart rate as well as lower the blood pressure. If medication is given intravenously ...Read more

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What are the precautions that need to be taken if one has unstable angina and also have high blood pressure and high blood sugar levels?

What are the precautions that need to be taken if one has unstable angina and also have high blood pressure and high blood sugar levels?

Treatment needed: Your question is vague. Someone with the problems you describe needs treatment with a low fat, low starch diet, medications to control the blood pressure, blood sugar. If you are describing yourself (age 35) you need to see a cardiologist or doctor who can verify unstable angina. You would need a cardiac cath to see if you need a stent placed. ...Read more

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Dr suggested angina, stress test required. Menopausal symptoms. Low blood pressure. Raynauds phemonom. What type of angina would I most likely have?

Dr suggested angina, stress test required. Menopausal symptoms. Low blood pressure. Raynauds phemonom. What type of angina would I most likely have?

?: I'm really not sure what you have in mind. Unless you smoke or have diabetes, I'll bet you don't have angina at all! You need a stress test to see if you have evidence of coronary artery disease and to help determine if you really do have angina or not. ("angina" just means the symptom that arises from inadequate circulation to the heart muscle.) ...Read more

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Can high blood pressure cause angina pain? I don't have coronary heart disease. But can get pain on exertion

Yes: When the heart has to work harder because of significant hypertension, it requires more oxygen. In some cases, the oxygen demand may be more than even normal coronary arteries can provide. If that is the case, then after your blood pressure is treated your chest pain should resolve. ...Read more

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I have just been let out of hospital after two day thinking I had angina had five ECG chest X-ray twelve blood test blood pressure and all come back?

I have just been let out of hospital after two day thinking I had angina had five ECG chest X-ray twelve blood test blood pressure and all come back?

Go to your doctor: Post hospitalization instructions will advise you to either follow up with your family physician or specialist. Please refer to your hospital discharge instructions! ...Read more

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I am a male in my 50s non-smoker Good Blood Pressure with a BMI of 22 I used an online Body Fat Calculator I appear to have 32% body fat, what does this mean in terms of health and lifestyle?

I am a male in my 50s non-smoker Good Blood Pressure with a BMI of 22 I used an online Body Fat Calculator I appear to have 32% body fat, what does this mean in terms of health and lifestyle?

Based on : The profile you gave. Seems to have healthy body habit-us You can not use a formula to calculate your fat component accurately. Their machines that measure fat estimate fat component thru scan ...Read more

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What's a good way to get my blood pressure up?

What's a good way to get my blood pressure up?

Depends: Low blood pressure is generally desirable, but if there is lightheadedness with position change or other symptoms of low blood pressure, need to ensure no underlying problems- low thyroid, or low cortisol, or slow heart rate.
Need to ensure good hydration status, consider liberalizing salt intake. Compression stockings can be quite helpful. Some medications may include midodrine or florinef (fludrocortisone). ...Read more

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What is good to lower blood pressure naturally??

What is good to lower blood pressure naturally??

Hypertension: Though sodium restriction, regular aerobic exercise, a lean body mass, avoidance of alcohol, NSAID drugs. Some dietary supplements etc coupled with biofeedback.yogic indulgence etc eases the burden of hypertension;drug therapy remains the mainstay of true management of essential hypertension which is largely due to a biochemical defect of the cell membrane. ...Read more

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What is a good blood pressure while on medication?

What is a good blood pressure while on medication?

It depends: BP targets are generally set by a national group called the joint national committee, and they are getting ready to release jnc 8, an updated set of guidelines. Currently, they recommend a goal of under 140/90 if treated, except for those with diabetes or kidney disease, when the goal is under 130/80. Untreated BP is ideal at around 120/80, because heart risk goes up over 125/75. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to make your blood pressure drop?

Is there a good way to make your blood pressure drop?

Healthy life style &: Healthy life style regular exercise, diet low in sodium, if your blood pressure continues to be high then you would need to see your doctor so he can do blood tests & start you on appropriate treatment. You will need regular follow-ups with your physician. Treatment for high BP is usually life long. ...Read more

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Please describe a good herb to lower blood pressure.?

Please describe a good herb to lower blood pressure.?

None: No herbs have ever been shown to reliably lower blood pressure in controlled trials. If you have a blood pressure consistently over 140/90 you are at high risk for stroke and heart attack. There are many medications that have been shown to dramatically lower the risk of these complications of hypertension. Most are well tolerated and have been used for many years. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Lonnie Smith
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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


Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes (Definition)

A group of diseases that result in too much sugar in the ...Read more