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Could people with high blood pressure have a colonoscopy?

Could people with high blood pressure have a colonoscopy?

Yes: As long as it is fairly well-controlled at the time of the procedure with medications taken at home. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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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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High blood pressure before gral anesthesia -EGD and colonoscopy- Been having 145/95 average in the last week. Lot of stress lately. HR normal though. ?

High blood pressure before gral anesthesia -EGD and colonoscopy- Been having 145/95 average in the last week. Lot of stress lately. HR normal though. ?

Unclear question: Your blood pressure while elevated and needing treatment is not likely to affect anesthesia or the procedures you are scheduled to undergo. However, you need to consult your doctor for a baseline evaluation and have treatment of the blood pressure. ...Read more

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Is it ok to exercise with very high blood pressure?

Is it ok to exercise with very high blood pressure?

Yes: Exercise can improve blood pressure if done regularly. But if you have high blood pressure you need it treated first as when you exercise your pressures will rise dramatcally.Treat blood preesure first then exercise and then determine with your physi ian what is the best for you as you improve. While exercise at wt loss are beneficial they do not replcace medications in the acute setting. ...Read more

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Ok i'm 31 6ft tal n weight 350 I have high blood pressure n this is freaking me out my hart rate is all ways runing low like out 55 r 54 what could?

Blood Pressure Meds: I would bet you are on medication for your blood pressure. If you are not then you are indeed in trouble and need to get to your doctor's office to correct this asap. ...Read more

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I have high blood pressure .. i take meds it around 135 over 85.. i bought women ripped vitapak. Is it ok to take?

I have high blood pressure .. i take meds it around 135 over 85.. i bought women ripped vitapak.  Is it ok to take?

BP: From the ingredients in vitapak. Tribulus, fenugreek and creatine, none of them appeart to impact significantly on BP. Have a bp diary, and see how you bp behaves and then show patterns to your md so he can tweak what is needed. ...Read more

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My wife have high blood pressure 131/96 she is 41week pregnent. Is it ok?

My wife have high blood pressure 131/96 she is 41week pregnent. Is it ok?

Pregnancy concern: There are 2 point i have to address here. First one some women have high blood pressure during pregnancy. It is controlled with medications and usually it goes away after delivery. Second point usually delivery is at 40 weeks. So if the delivery is delayed you should consult your gynecologist ASAP to see whats the problem for the delay ...Read more

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Are deprivation tanks ok for people with high blood pressure??

Are deprivation tanks ok for people with high blood pressure??

Yes. No. Maybe.: It depends on the person, whether he will be nicely relaxed in the tank; or will be "freaked out", claustrophobic, and racing his mind in the tank. It probably also depends on how well-controlled his blood pressure is on his medications; and on how much his blood pressure changes when going from relaxed emotional states to stressful states. So, the answer is "it varies from person to person". ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano
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Colonoscopy (Definition)

Colonoscopy is the procedure of using a long flexible camera to visualize the entire colon from the inside with the option to take pictures, video, perform biopsies, remove polyps, etc. Generally people are sedated and do ...Read more


Dr. Chad Levitt
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Hypertension (Definition)

hypertension is a medication similar to High blood pressure. Hypertension is defined as elevated blood pressure systolic over 140 and diastolic over ...Read more