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Dr. John Landi
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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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Before taking high blood pressure meds i had a hard time getting an erection. Hb lead to chf. Bp well under control now and erections has somewhat imp

Before taking high blood pressure meds i had a hard time getting an erection. Hb lead to chf. Bp well under control now and erections has somewhat imp

Urologist: You are a young man. If you are having problems with your erections i would go see a urologist. Your blood pressure meds could also be causing this and they may need to be changed. ...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

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Can you look at my list of high blood pressure meds and tell me which ones will have a negative effect with getting an erection. What can I sub 4 it?

Can you look at my list of high blood pressure meds and tell me which ones will have a negative effect with getting an erection. What can I sub 4 it?

Many possibilities: Almost all the blood pressure medications that are available can cause ed. The most common offenders are in the class beta-blockers, but any can cause this. ...Read more

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Penis is unusually warm when erect. Having Erectile dysfunction symptoms. Could this be a caused by high blood pressure?

Penis is unusually warm when erect. Having Erectile dysfunction symptoms. Could this be a caused by high blood pressure?

Well, the cause of: an erect penis is increased blood pressure localized to that organ! And, because blood is warm, that warmth of more blood flow is transmitted to the skin. It would be unusual to have high blood pressure issues in a young man your age. Go ahead and have your blood pressure checked. But erectile dysfunction likely caused by other factors, possibly psychologic. ...Read more

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What are the high blood pressure drugs that cause erectile disfunction?

What are the high blood pressure drugs that cause erectile disfunction?

Physiology >>> Drugs: Rx meds (tools which influence body behavior in some way) outcome depends mostly on situation before. ? BP due to constricting arterioles, body wide, with same cardiac output. BP meds either ? heart output (not good) or, in some way, ? arteriole constriction, despite orders from brain (anger, frustration, fear +/- pain) to the contrary. Erection requires enough ? blood flow to penis, else no go. ...Read more

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Are there high blood pressure meds that cause erectile disfunction? If so what are they?

Yes. : Beta blockers are the most common. These are a class of medicines that include metoprolol and atenolol, to name a few. You should talk with your doctor about the side effect profiles of all of your medications. ...Read more

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Can high blood pressure medications give you erectile dysfunction?

Can high blood pressure medications give you erectile dysfunction?

Absolutely: If you are experiencing ed on blood pressure medication, ask your doctor to switch you to another one which may not have that effect. They are not all the same. ...Read more

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What are the specfic high blood pressure meds that may cause erectile dysfunction?

What are the specfic high blood pressure meds that may cause erectile dysfunction?

Many: Too many to list. Check w/your doctor or check out the website for your BP med or epocrates.Com or some other resource. ...Read more

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Why come some high blood pressure meds may cause a man to have erectile dysfunction?

Why come some high blood pressure meds may cause a man to have erectile dysfunction?

LONG LIST: Foellowing are known to cause ed nifedipine, spirinolactone, ramipril.Hydralazine, verapamil, captopril, clonidin.Hydrochlorthiazide, labetalol, pindolol, propanolol amlodipin rarely may cause ed, only2% of men taking amlodipin get ed. ...Read more

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How and why does high blood pressure meds may cause erectile dysfunction? I thought the meds helped blood flow?

How and why does high blood pressure meds may cause erectile dysfunction? I thought  the meds helped blood flow?

Lowers pressure: Blood pressure medications lower blood pressure. Erection is achieved when fluid moved from the blood vessels into the spongy tissue of the penis. When the pressure is lowered, not as much fluid can move into the tissue and achieving an erection becomes more difficult. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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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


Dr. Tanya Russo
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High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) (Definition)

Also known as hypertension, high blood pressure occurs when blood pressure is 140/90 or higher. A systolic blood pressure (top number) is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum contraction and a diastolic blood pressure (bottom number) is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum relaxation. ...Read more