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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?

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

Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

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


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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?

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?

NO: These blood pressures are not serious. The chronic fatigue is not going to be affected by this and your health is not in danger or need not be worried for this. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What are risks of pulse pressure in excess of 120?

What are risks of pulse pressure in excess of 120?

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

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Ask again. With a b/p of 166/92 and pulse pressure of 74, could that signal my diastol heart failure is getting worse?

Ask again. With a b/p of 166/92 and pulse pressure of 74, could that signal my diastol heart failure is getting worse?

Heart failure: If your BP is 166/92 that is bad for anyone if you have left sided heart failure then you have poor control of your BP and are straining your heart stop caffeine salt and go back to your doctor. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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Dr. Susan Wingo
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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more