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Dr. William Singer
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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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Can a high INR level effect blood pressure?

Can a high INR level effect blood pressure?

No : Only if the inr is so high that there is spontaneous and severe bleeding in which case the BP tends to go down (rapidly). ...Read more

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Can a high INR reading affect blood pressure?

Can a high INR reading affect blood pressure?

SHOULDN'T: A high inr (protime) is usually due to an excess of Coumadin (warfarin) relative to vitamin k intake. The 'clotting system' of proteins (produced by the liver) has no affect on blood pressure (BP) , generally. BP is influenced by other factors: salt intake, lack of exercise, stress, pain ... ...Read more

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I had a blood pressure reading of 255/212 and hr of 172. What is stroke level?

I had a blood pressure reading of 255/212 and hr of 172. What is stroke level?

Much too high: You are at stroke level. You need to be urgently seen, preferably in an emergency room right away. ...Read more

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I had a blood test done it indicated high bun and creatine levels what causes this and what should I do my creatine readings were bun 14 creatine 1.5 and est creatine 46 what should I do I also have high blood pressure and im on noravas 10 mg lisinopril

I had a blood test done it indicated high bun and creatine levels what causes this and what should  I do my creatine readings were bun 14 creatine 1.5 and est creatine 46 what should I do I also have high blood pressure and im on noravas 10  mg lisinopril

High creatinine: You need to see a nephrologist (n) and have a 24 hour urine for creatinine clearance and protein done. This will give you an acutal measure of your kidney function. If you have proteinuria (p), you will need to be started on either an ace-i or an arb to reduce your BP and p. You should also have a renal ultrasound done. You may need another agent to control your bp. See a n for more answers. ...Read more

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I have been taking blood pressure readings at home today they average 210/118. What should I do?

I have been taking blood pressure readings at home today they average 210/118. What should I do?

Go to ER: Those levels are emergently high. Please get help as soon as possible!!! Let us know you are ok please. We don't want you to have a stroke , brain bleed or heart attack!!! All of these problems can happen from that high pressure without symptoms at this time. Please go NOW!! ...Read more

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Don?T understand what are normal blood pressure readings?

Don?T understand what are normal blood pressure readings?

120/80 or less: This standard has been moving. It seems that the lowest pressure that is tolerated is best but generally we prefer less than 120/less than 80. Over 130 sytolic or 90 diastolic is undesirable. ...Read more

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Blood pressure reading 157-97-61 can't get diastolic reading down. Any advice?

Diet, exercise, meds: First make sure you are measuring BP after sitting down for several min. Make sure you are following a low sodium diet. Healthy lifestyle including exercise is important too. If BP still elevated, talk to your doc about medication options. ...Read more

Dr. Afshine Emrani
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Inr (Definition)

Could mean interventional neuro radiology which is minimally invasive field, or international normalized ration which is a lab ...Read more