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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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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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If you are calming heart rate while checking blood pressure, do heart rate and blood pressure affect each other?

If you are calming heart rate while checking blood pressure, do heart rate and blood pressure affect each other?

Depends: During relaxation, both tend to fall independently. If you're shot, your BP will fall and your heart rate will rise. ...Read more

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Is slow heart beat accompanied with high blood pressure or low blood pressure?

Is slow heart beat accompanied with high blood pressure or low blood pressure?

Depends.........: Depending on a lot of things including age, hydration, medications, fitness, current activity, pain, and many more, pulse and BP can both be high, both be low, one high and one low, or the other way. There's is not rule for that one - sorry. ...Read more

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What causes low blood pressure and high pulse rate after exercising?

What causes low blood pressure and high pulse rate after exercising?

Dehydration.: This is why you need to hydrate yourself adequately before, during and after exercising. Especially if you are exercising in a hot environment. See if this improves with adequate hydration (water and/or electrolyte replenishment drinks). If not, then schedule a visit with a Cardiologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Can Flonase cause rapid heart rate and higher blood pressure?

Can Flonase cause rapid heart rate and higher blood pressure?

No: These are not effects expected from Flonase which has few minor side effects. ...Read more

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Can a phantom pregnancy increase your heart rate and blood pressure?

Can a phantom pregnancy increase your heart rate and blood pressure?

Phann: Pseudocyesis- false preg. Is result of emotional stress like illegle sex, guilt whatever. So if have false pregnancy yes whatever reason for stress heat rate and BP can increase. In fact there is entity called stress cardiomyopathy that due stress heart over works, including anginal chest pain due coronary artery spasm, fast heart heat etc. Should consult physician. ...Read more

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How does dehydration decrease blood pressure and increase heart rate?

How does dehydration decrease blood pressure and increase heart rate?

The decrease: In BP is due to the decline in plasma volume. The increase in hr is compensatory to meet the body's needs in this state. ...Read more

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Whats the normal blood pressure and heart rate?

Whats 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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How are increased heart rate and decreased blood pressure related if at all?

How are increased heart rate and decreased blood pressure related if at all?

Healthy reflex: As pressure drops pump speeds up to maintain pressur keep brain alive happens every time we stand otherwise we would all pass out as the. Blood heads for our feet we are wonderfully made. ...Read more

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Why does increase in heart rate and breathing rate accompany exercise?

Why does increase in heart rate and breathing rate accompany exercise?

Exercise: With increasing body work load and oxygen metabolic demands increasing, the heart rate will increase to increase the cardiac output and breathing rate will increase to make more oxygen available. ...Read more

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Rapid heart rate and high blood pressure at 19 don't seem right?

Rapid heart rate and high blood pressure at 19 don't seem right?

Yes and it is not a: At any age in general. This is an issue that needs to be evaluated and treated and not placed on the back burner. ...Read more

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How are high blood pressure and heart failure connected?

How are high blood pressure and heart failure connected?

Heart - Hypertension: Hypertension can cause heart failure by causing strain on the heart muscle due to the excess work of pumping into high pressure arteries, or by causing the tiny arterioles that bring blood to the heart muscle and lining to narrow and become stiff, thus damaging heart function due to low blood supply. ...Read more

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High blood pressure and heart murmer linked?

High blood pressure and heart murmer linked?

They can: Innocent heart murmurs can be present in pts with hypertension. People with congenital heart disease with bicuspid aortic valve with heart murmur, can have associated condition called coarctation of aota with hypertension they can have both ...Read more

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Will fludrocortisone lower resting heart rate due to increased pressure?

Will fludrocortisone lower resting heart rate due to increased pressure?

Not usually: In most cases it would not be expected to lower your resting heart rate unless you had truly severe hypotension (low bp). But we're all a little different so you'll have to see for yourself. ...Read more

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Can Polycythemia Vera cause increased Heart Rate and high blood pressure?

Can Polycythemia Vera cause increased Heart Rate and high blood pressure?

Yes, possibly: Your doctor who diagnosed your P. Vera is your best source of advice for questions like this . Yes BP can go higher due to high Hemoglobin(Hb) level. Heart rate can fluctuate (go up and down) with so many reasons especially any emotional disturbance and increased physical activity can increase the heart rate. How high are your values of BP and Heart rate? Check them again when you are resting. ...Read more

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

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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Why do I experience a low heart rate with normal/high blood pressure and a high heart rate with low blood pressure? Thanks

Why do I experience a low heart rate with normal/high blood pressure and a high heart rate with low blood pressure? Thanks

No Easy Answers from: A distance. Everything you describe is a behavior/sign/symptom, none causal. Heart rate, strength of contraction (both heart functions) ; BP (mean arteriole resistance) are all controlled 24/7, split-second by split-second, by our brain/mind at below conscious, autonomic nervous system level. While alterations in heart muscle size & function (usual doc focus) are also a factor, these are secondary ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


Heart Rate (Definition)

Heart rate is a measurement of the number of times a person's heart beats in one minute. Normal heart rates vary with a person's age and with excitement and exercise. Abnormal heart rates are too slow, too fast, and/or irregular (too much ...Read more