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How High Can Bp Shoot Up If Stress Like 70 Points For Bottom Number
Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more
My resting heart rate is 60-70 in the morning/evening but can shoot up to 90s throughout the day. Why is it higher during the day? Smoke+have stress
What to do about stress induced heart palpitations I'm in a high stress job, trouble shooting problems on a daily basis, not easy to deal with?
Do I have high BP if if varies? Can be as low as 106/60 then some spikes to 152/85 but mostly somewhere around 120/70. Coffee and stress increase it.
Yes & No: BP is typically read (estimated actually) from a single heart beat (top number) & another single heart beat (bottom number), multiple heart beats later. If checked carefully several times in a row, by someone expert in reading & using high quality equipment, multiple different values will result. The BP of healthier, active people is constantly adjusting internally, only momentary readings seen. ...Read more
Yes I do have high BP and sleep apnea and chronic stress but i'm like 180 pounds and 5'8.5? Am i very overweight? Thanks for all ur help doctors
BMI27,Sleep Apnea,BP: You are overweight, have sleep apnea, and high bpand chronic stress my advice 1try to loose weightdiet/exercise 2sleep studies and treatment for sleep apnea 3blood pressure control with diet/exercise and meds if needed 4stress reduction therapy consult your doctor and get appropriate referals and treatment as you are only18 years old. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Extrasystoles for a month. Heart's fine, just stress. Doc. Gave me high BP pills. My BP is 115/70 average, puls 60-70. Should i take the pills. I'm 21?
Bp: You should discuss with your doc. The physician who sees you has more information about you than we do. ...Read more
I bartend in a very busy restaurant and at the end of my shift i feel very stressed and my BP is usually around 130/90 when i get home. It goes back to 120/80 after sitting, is the 1st number normal?
How can I balance out my hormones? My stress levels are very high and i feel like it's affecting my body
No such thing: Balancing hormones is an ad gimmick and is clinically an absurd idea. ...Read more
20yrold.havin serious life prob & usualy fal victim to depresion & i've esential high b.p pulse's high & abnormal when stressed.antidepresants or not?
Get evaluated: If you have been fully investigated and found to have essential hypertension with no underlying medical causes, then I will suggest you see a mental health provider to get coping skills for dealing with your stressors and treatment for your depression. Therapy with Good stress management skills will eventually help with both your depression and high BP. ...Read more