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Dr. Tanya Russo
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Hypertension (Definition)

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


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I I have high blood pressure affect blood pressure pill 3 * i always tired and sleepy and and in bed can't get an erection?

I I have high blood pressure affect blood pressure pill 3 * i always tired and sleepy and and  in bed can't get an erection?

Physocian: You obviously have a doctor or you would not be on medication. You must see and discuss there are many alternatives. We as physicians try very hard to control problems and improve lives. But do not know you are having a problem unless informed. Communication is everything. ...Read more

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I have high blood pressure under control with mecardis 80mg a day do that effect erection or desire?

I have high blood pressure under control with mecardis 80mg a day do that effect erection or desire?

Micardis (telmisartan) and ED: Micardis (telmisartan) is a member of the angiotensin receptor blocker (arb) class of antihypertensive agents. Arb's are not known to cause erectile dysfunction (ed). Hypertension, however does. Speak to your physician about your problem and be assured that Micardis (telmisartan) is not the cause of it. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does high blood pressure effect an erection?

Does high blood pressure effect an erection?

Possibly: High blood pressure may be associated with peripheral vascular disease which can be one cause of erectile dysfunction. Unfortunately some treatments for high blood pressure can also cause erectile dysfunction. If you have both problems, talk it over with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can high blood pressure affect my erections?

Can high blood pressure affect my erections?

Yes: & so can other conditions: smoking, high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol (can narrow arteries to penis), medications (bp meds, antidepressants to name a couple). If not already seeing doc about bp, make appt to get it under control. There are BP meds that do not affect erections. Can also prescribe meds to enhance erections, if needed. ...Read more

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Can high blood pressure cause erection problems ?

Can high blood pressure cause erection problems ?

Possible: A 19 year old with high blood pressure needs to be seen by a hypertension (blood pressure) specialist to rule out "secondary causes", meaning is there something else wrong that is causing the blood pressure to be high. Erectile dysfunction is important to know for the evaluation. ...Read more

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Are there any high blood pressure meds that improves or helps a mans erection?

Are there any high blood pressure meds that improves or helps a mans erection?

Unfortunately you'll: Find yourself is a bit of a predicament. As uncontrolled blood pressure can lead to erectile dysfunction but by the same token many of the medications used to control blood pressure can also lead to erectile dysfunction. For a young gentleman you are on an interesting blood pressure regimen. At some point, you may want to address these concerns with your prescribing doc. ...Read more

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I stopped getting an erection shortly after being diagnosed with high blood pressure. How to treat this?

I stopped getting an erection shortly after being diagnosed with high blood pressure. How to treat this?

Many reasons: Your condition might be psychological because once you knew you have hypertension, you might worry too much. You may concer if that affect your life. Or you may have chronic vascular disease. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) (Definition)

A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure (top number) and a diastolic blood pressure (bottom number). The systolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum contraction. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum relaxation. Ideal blood pressure is 120/80 or lower. High blood pressure, or hypertension, is 140/90 or higher. ...Read more


Dr. Oscar Novick
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Blood Pressure (Definition)

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