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Can You Have Heart Problems With Normal Blood Pressure
How often should a person in middle to late 30s have heart check ups? Heart problems in family, smoker, normal blood pressure, with anxiety?
Start with....: ....Once a year medical check-ups. Then if your md has any concern about you, they can refer you to a cardiologist who can determine if there is any need to see you more frequently or even at all. ...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
How often should a person in early or middle 30s have heart check ups? No heart problems in familiy, non smoker, normal blood pressure, with anxiety?
Heart check up: Actually, at your age without any risk factors you don't need a heart check until you have symptoms or you are older, over 40 for men or post menopausal for women. ...Read more
In the past have had heart problems but back to normal, taking 400mg of testosterone a week, could it affect it? My blood pressure average 128/68?
Reeval: 400 mg weekly is a very high dose. Taking too much can cause many side effects. Everybody is different so see your doc to discuss the appropriateness of this dose specifically for you. ...Read more
Sudden Heart BPM jump to 110.feeling of pressure in the head and ears. Pain behind eyes and vision and focus problems. Normal blood pressure. Any idea?
Chronic sinusitis: Please go and see your doctor for a proper exam -- ...Read more
Depends: Bp/hr is age dependant and a more specific question is needed to answer. ...Read more
My grandma is 87 years with heart problems and her blood pressure went from 90/55 to 185/83. Is there something going on that needs to be checked?
Multiple causes: It could be primary hypertension. However, testing should be done to exclude renovascular hypertension due to an occluded renal artery, a pheochromocytoma or some other unusual tumor-related cause. Blood and urine tests, ultrasound/doppler tests and vascular imaging tests can clarify the underlying cause. ...Read more
My fathers blood pressure is 93/40 he has high blood pressure and heart problems should I be worried?
Reducing risk: Less tahn 140. Less tahn 130 if you are diabetic. BP is only one component of a program to reduce risk of heart disease. ...Read more
Yes: Vital signs can be very variable during heart attack. ...Read more
Blood pressure: Your numbers are normal.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends: On other risk factors. You do smoke which increases your risk. High cholesterol, diabetes, obesity, family history, certain illicit drug use can all contribute to heart disease. Eat a healthy diet, exercise, stop smoking and have other risk factors evaluated by your doctor to decrease your risk. ...Read more
Very complicated: Depends on medications. See cardioligist.Get a more detailed answer ›
With heart failure is it possible to still have a normal blood pressure but if you feel your pulse it's weak?
BP, pulse: Yes and Yes to both questions, generally is impossible to gauge BP from the feel of a pulse especially by a lay person. ...Read more
My dad has heart problems since 15y., suddenly now he is sweating so much and has low blood pressure, what's wrong with him?!
My father accidently had taken300mg of seroquel (quetiapine) and100mg of tramadol. He has heart problems, tripple by pass, and high blood pressure, what should I do?
Is he awake?: Is your father awake? And what doses of these medicines has he been prescribed? These amounts could be in a normal range, although more than he's used to taking. If he's awake and feeling fine, he may have no sequelae. Please call your father's own physician and ask advice -- s/he knows your dad & how these meds typically affect him. Take him to an er if anything at all seems amiss. ...Read more
Yes: If your BP or hr are bad, that may reflect a heart problem, or may ultimately cause a heart problem by putting extra strain. However, some heart problems (like valve problems, coronary arteries blockages, small effusions) may not affect the vital signs in the early stages, although eventually they will as the heart gets worse... ...Read more
My heart rate goes from 85 laying down to 113 sitting up to 127 standing. Is this normal? Blood pressure is normal to low
Probably: Are you feeling ok? Are you dizzy or lightheaded when you are standing? ...Read more
Yes, while it's: Great that you don't have the probs u mention, there is more to heart dz than just that. Healthy eating & wt., regular exercise are important even if your bp, choles, etc are normal. More advance testing for other risk factors beyond the standard lipid panel & fasting sugar level is available in some places, & we're still learning about other risk factors. Good u r being prevention-minded! ...Read more
Kidney collapsed caused high blood pressure and heart problems is it true and what is the cure. He is 62 yrs old?
29 male no exercise, resting heart rate is 95-100bmp, normal blood pressure. How can I quickly reduce that rate, how long does exercise take?
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