Doctor insights on:
A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure and a diastolic blood pressure. The systolic blood pressure is the maximum pressure the blood exerts on the vessels when the heart is beating. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the vessels in between heartbeats. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, begins when the systolic blood pressure remains above 140 or when the diastolic blood pressure remains above 90. Hypertension can be a result of increased blood flow through vessels or increased resistance to ...Read more
Effect....: Pulmonary hypertension means the right side of the heart needs to work harder to pump blood into the lung circulation due to the increased pressure. This, in turn, can lead to increased pressures in the peripheral circulation which eventually can lead to increased work of the left side of the heart. ...Read more
I believe I have a rare disorder pulmanary hypertension venous disease...I can't breath when i run not athma...My heart hurts.Anemia blood pulls in leg?
You might: Do you think you have primary idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension, or pulmonary veno-occlusive disease? Neither is a simple, curable disease but a competent pulmonologist or invasive radiologist / cardiologist can make the call easily. Unexplained shortness of breath always needs a workup. Look for the easy-to-treat causes first. Good luck and stay proactive. ...Read more
30yr f;hosp w/chest pain;diag w/hypertension & graves' disease;arterial blood ok, EKG ok, still have consistent chest pain on BP med;hr still high; y?
Not your heart.: Chest pain could be due to variety of things but not likely to be related to your heart. I suspect they told you that when you were discharged. Would make more sense to look at your esophagus / gerd and your chest wall / muscles / cartilage to find a source. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why is my big toe feeling knumb for the las 2 weeks an im not diabetic no hypertension no sickness disease tht i know of?
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Herbal treatment for excessive body hair
- Physical therapist assistant
- Herbal treatment for blisters in the mouth
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- What is the best treatment for white spots in mouth?
- Keep track of medicines
- Will biopsy affect treatment plan
- Oscal 500
- Talk to a cardiologist online