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I Have High Blood Pressure Does It Effect On My Penis Erection
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
What to do if I have been put on blood pressure tablets, perindopril and although my blood pressure is going down, my heart?
High blood pressure: A reading over 140/90 on 3 different occasions is considered high blood pressure. Normal is 120/70. Pressure like yours should be monitored. Try to get enough rest and avoid salt. Try not to drink too much caffeine or alcohol. Get checked by your doctor if the pressure stays up for a real diagnosis. ...Read more
Due to repeated masturbation i found my dorsal vein size increased i think this is effecting my erections because blood doesn't flow to my pennis head?
What to do if I have high blood pressure its been 20 years im on medication does it damage my heart?
Controlled?: If your medications keep your blood pressure in normal range, you will be protected from the complications of high blood pressure on your heart: hypertrophy (thickening of the muscle), or heart failure (enlargement and weakening). If your already had thickening of your heart muscle, this is potentially reversible with excellent blood pressure control. ...Read more
What can I do to lower my blood pressure when it gets high after i've already taken my blood pressure medication?
Hmmm: You can try meditation / yoga / biofeedback types of stress reducers to see if they help. More likely, you should be keeping a BP diary (date/time and reading, also with entries for what time you take your med(s)), and then take this in to your doctor--you might be undermedicated, or on non-ideal medicine for you. Get a few days' worth of data and ask your doc. ...Read more
I just recently got put on blood pressure medicine. Lisinopril. Is it normal to have your veins hurt?
No: And i can't imagine that yours do - remember that virtually every inch of you, inside and out, returns blood to the heart via veins. That are ubiquitous throughout your tissues and organs. I think if you are experiencing pain, i'd look for another cause. Ps -lisinopril doesn't cause pain ...Read more
What effect does olive leaf have on the thyroid? I am uisng it for candida and I am not feeling well. My blood pressure has lowered.low
It doesn't do sh*t: Hi. Olive leaf is very good at performing photosynthesis for olive trees...but it doesn't do sh*t for the thyroid. Where does this fairytale nonsense arise??? Don't tell me...is your olive leaf not curing a candidal infection? Wow! I can't for the life of me imagine why you're not cured and sittin' on top o' the world! Holy cow. ...Read more
Possibly...: A common cause of elevated testosterone in women is Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)--usually associated with menstrual disorders, infertility, and obesity. The only link I can see with low blood pressure is if you also have associated Diabetes and have low overall fluid volume due to excessive urination from high sugars. Also, associated heavy periods might make you anemic with low pressures. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not likely: Cocaine's effects are usually acute or sub-acute, occurring while the person is using or shortly therafter. Alcohol use together with Cocaine can extend the potential toxic effects, sometimes for a few days by creating a metabolite cocaethylene. It can cause heart attack, stroke and cardiac arrhythmias, along with many other problems. Get help with stopping if you need help, but stop. Check bp. ...Read more
Many ways...: numerous things that can make high blood pressure worse including ibuprofen (NSAIDs), diet, smoking, other medications like birth control pills. often high blood pressure is categorized as 'benign'. given your age you should see your doctor if you truly have high blood pressure for additional work up. high blood pressure can improve with dietary changes (low salt) and weight loss (if obese) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If i stand up and my vision nearly blacked out, could this mean my blood pressure is too low or blood sugar is low?
Yes, just so: You experienced an "orthostatic" episode, where your blood pressure temporarily became too low. If this happens all the time and results in passing out, you may need to see a cardiologist for this. If it's just a time to time annoyance, that's almost normal, and nothing anybody would treat, except to advise you to stay hydrated and get up more slowly. ...Read more
I use to masturbate a lot, and while at it i put a lot of pressure on my penis, now i can't get my erections. Semen urine n blood cultures r -ve?
Some ideas: This isn't from having enjoyed yourself while you were alone -- essentially all young men do this. At age 28, erectile dysfunction requires a serious workup by a competent physician. Two entities that are often missed are hemochromatosis and prolactinoma. Your physician knows how to rule these in or out. Best wishes. ...Read more
Why does hotdogs make my heart race and i feel high and i know its not my blood pressure cause its low?
Not sure, but......: Well, cannot be sure, but it sounds like you may be allergic to one of the many chemicals in the hot dog. You could test this by buying the fancy non-cured hot dogs (expensive, at fancy grocery stores usually) and see if it still happens. No matter what is causing it, i would avoid any food that does that to me. Good luck. ...Read more
Today i noticed that my feet are swollen. I take high blood pressure medicine for my thyroid and i'm also on birth control. Is this normal?
Many reasons: For swelling. High bloodpressure medication may do this in some instances. Other vascular or systemic conditions can cause chronic swelling. See your physician. ...Read more
I have automated Blood pressure checker and my BP is normal , but i tried measuring my BP on ankle instead of hand and it was very high (170,90)why?
In a healthy: individual, the tibial artery in the ankle will be higher than the brachial arm artery. This is due to its length, its circumference and its location from the heart. If you are concerned about your pressures you should definitely follow up with your doctor! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) (Definition)
Also known as hypertension, high blood pressure is a condition that occurs when blood pressure is 140/90 or higher. Newer recommendations state that greater than 130/80 should be considered high blood pressure. ...Read more
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