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Hyperthyroidism Pulse Pressure
Is it possible to have blood pressure of 98/60, a body temp of 97.5 & a pulse of 63 while being hyperthyroid? Shouldn't all of those be much higher?
See Endocrinologist: Sounds like hypothyroidism. Can you find your chemistry values for T3, (liothyronine) T4 and TSH? I believe there is a syndrome where values are high, but for some reason there is no effect. Consider Type II diabetics, their sugar is high and their Insulin is high, the insulin just does not work. See an Endocrinologist. ...Read more
Hypothyroidism is a medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked decrease in overall health. Often the patient does not notice the loss of thyroid hormone for several weeks or more. Once diagnosed with low thyroid hormone levels, the patient will be prescribed with thyroid hormone to a point where the thyroid levels are normal and ...Read more
I am bed ridden with CFS. My pulse pressure is often high. e.g. 125/60, 135/65, or something like 155/80 when I move too much. Should I be concerned?
Same as elevated BP: Widened pulse pressure is a marker of cardiovascular mortality. Must be evaluated in context of other "blood pressures" systolic, diastolic and mean bp. Must figure personal characteristics such as height and known atherosclerotic stiffness. If pulse pressure is 120 you must have HTN and this should be treated down to goal. Once that is done your pulse pressure may not be elevated at all. ...Read more
My pulse pressure runs consistently low. 20-30 , sometimes even a little lower. I.E. 99/77 BPM 93 . Is this considered dangerous ? I feel ok.
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A bit: One measurement is not enough to be sure. Better systolic less than 120! ...Read more
Ask again. With a b/p of 166/92 and pulse pressure of 74, could that signal my diastol heart failure is getting worse?
My pulse rate is normal, but pulse pressure is high. PP is typically around 60 at rest and 70-80 when stressed or after walking. Is this a concen?
Need context: It's hard to determine for your situation. If your pulse rates are abnormal - it lacks clinical context . Fo you have symptoms at your resting rate? Are you on medications like a beta blocker that can affect your heart rate? Remember, we doctors avoid treating numbers- we treat the patient! Try adding more clinical details to your question. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My pulse pressure is never above 30. Usually about 23. Is this bad? I have vasovagal. How can I increase pulse pressure? My echo and ekgs are normal
Unimportant!: Increase your physical activities and follow a healthy lifestyle STOP measuring pulse pressure !! ...Read more
What is the most recommended medication for isolated systolic hypertension with. A pulse rate in high 40s. Pulse pressure averages over 100.Male.?
I am 60 in excellent general health and exercise daily. BP is good with pulse pressure consistently around 56. I am not on BP Meds. Is this 56 normal for my age or should it be 40 or less. I monitor my BP weekly at home and it is always the same around 12
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