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How often should a person in middle to late 30s have heart check ups? Heart problems in family, smoker, normal blood pressure, with anxiety?

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

Dr. Creighton Wright
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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


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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?

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

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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?

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

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In youngster what is normal blood pressure rate of heart beats?

In youngster what is normal blood pressure rate of heart beats?

Depends: Bp/hr is age dependant and a more specific question is needed to answer. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Are heart problems low blood pressure?

Are heart problems low blood pressure?

Possibly: There are a number of conditions that can cause low blood pressure, from heart to hydration to kidney dysfunction.

If you are symptomatic (lightheaded, feeling like you could pass out when standing), seek care. ...Read more

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My fathers blood pressure is 93/40 he has high blood pressure and heart problems should I be worried?

My fathers blood pressure is 93/40 he has high blood pressure and heart problems should I be worried?

This pressure is a: Bit low. If he is otherwise asymptomatic and heart rate is normal, it is probably ok. You should ask his doctor if his meds need to be adjusted. ...Read more

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What should be your blood pressure to avoid heart problems?

What should be your blood pressure to avoid heart problems?

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

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Does hoodia gordonii cause heart problems and drop of blood pressure?

Does hoodia gordonii cause heart problems and drop of blood pressure?

Possibly: The true side effects are not know, but a few observational studies suggest cardiovascular side effects. We know its an effective appetite suppressant, but long term consequences remain unknown. Authenticity of the product should also be questioned. ...Read more

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What would be the cause of having a normal blood pressure but a fast heart beat.

What would be the cause of having a normal blood pressure but a fast heart beat.

Sinus tachycardia: There are a host of conditions that will cause a rapid heart rate. The heart will often respond to an external stimulus like anemia pain fever over active thyroid and a few others. ...Read more

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What is the probability of a 37 year old woman with normal blood pressure having a heart attack?

What is the probability of a 37 year old woman with normal blood pressure having a heart attack?

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

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Can a clear ECG, clear bloods and normal blood pressure rule out heart disease?

Can a clear ECG, clear bloods and normal blood pressure rule out heart disease?

Studies: The normal ecg and normal blood tests and normal blood pressure do not absolutely rule out heart disease. ...Read more

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With heart failure is it possible to still have a normal blood pressure but if you feel your pulse it's weak?

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

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Can septic shock cause long term heart problems and low blood pressure?

Can septic shock cause long term heart problems and low blood pressure?

No: Typically if a patient survives this life threatening severe infection once the severe infection resolves blood pressure returns to normal and the heart function should return to normal as well. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Can you have heart problems even if your blood pressure and heart rate is good?

Can you have heart problems even if your blood pressure and heart rate is good?

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

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What's the normal blood pressure and heart rate?

What's the normal blood pressure and heart rate?

Normal: 90-130/60-90 with modifications for dm and renal diseases. Heart rate may change with physiologic activity 60- 90 may be lower in athletes. ...Read more

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I have high heart rate and normal blood pressure, what to do?

I have high heart rate and normal blood pressure, what to do?

High heart rate: Need to know what is your heart rate? If it is more than normal range then need any ekg to see any arrhythmias. If it is sinus tachycardia, it could be from anxiety or pain or hyperthyroidism or hypovolemia or fever etc. Consult your physician. ...Read more

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Can you have heart attack with normal blood pressure, heart rate, chol and no heart diesae?

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

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Kidney collapsed caused high blood pressure and heart problems is it true and what is the cure. He is 62 yrs old?

Kidney collapsed caused high blood pressure and heart problems is it true and what is the cure. He is 62 yrs old?

Hard to say: High blood pressure can cause heart problems and kidney failure. Kidney failure can cause high blood pressure and in turn causes heart problems. Several medications are available to control blood pressure and to help with heart problems. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Take your time: Start an aerobic exercise regimen. A 30 minute brisk walk is a great way to start. But build your way up to thirty minutes. Over a fee days if necessary. Your heart rate will respond. ...Read more

Dr. Irv Loh
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Heart Problems (Definition)

Heart problems are clinical conditions or findings that are related to the heart and include arrhythmias, heart failure, heart valve diseases, and diseases of the heart ...Read more