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Is doing construction work with high blood pressure bad?

Is doing construction work with high blood pressure bad?

Maybe: If your pressure is uncontrolled and heavy isometric man oeuvres during construction work can make them dangerously high. However if if BP is controlled there should be no problem. ...Read more

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Dr. James Dukelow
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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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Does a vibrating roller for asphalt construction cause problems for people with heart issues or high blood pressure?

Does a vibrating roller for asphalt construction cause problems for people with heart issues or high blood pressure?

High stress jobs: High stress and strenous jobs can have effect on the health of workers. Asphalt construction can have effect on individual's breathing which is directly connected to the performance of heart. ...Read more

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My blood work came back with T4 level of 12. I have really bad high blood pressure. Can that T4 cause it, what to do?

My blood work came back with T4 level of 12. I have really bad high blood pressure. Can that T4 cause it, what to do?

Hi T4: First step is to repeat and verify the abnormality. If indeed the T4 is that high, you should be evaluated for various diagnoses and treat as appropriate. High BP could be related ...Read more

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I have high blood pressure and work out with heavy weights. Lately at the work my face gets red and i get bad pressure in my ears? And have to stop.

I have high blood pressure and work out  with heavy weights. Lately at the work my face gets red and i get bad pressure in my ears? And have to stop.

Take action...: How high? Are you taking medications for blood pressure? May ne medications are not enogh. Either you increase the dose or add another one. Do you have chest pain, palpitations, shortness of breath at rest or on exertion?.....Back to your doctor asap. Do not wait..You do not want stroke or heart attack? ...Read more

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I m having high blood pressure . Arround 160/90.. I am feeling lightheadness all time .My age is 24 . Its feel really bad :-(?

I m having high blood pressure . Arround 160/90..  I am feeling lightheadness all time .My age is 24 .  Its feel really bad :-(?

Get worked up: You need a full evaluation including a check for renal artery stenosis, aldosteronoma, pheochromocytoma and some others. Until this is completed, there's no addressing why you are light-headed. If your personal physician will not pursue this aggressively, then get a consultation. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is red bull bad for someone with high blood pressure?

Is red bull bad for someone with high blood pressure?

Stimulant: Red bull is a stimulant and therefore increases sympathetic nervous system tone. This can cause tachycardia (fast heart rate) and high blood pressure. Do not drink this metabolic poison. ...Read more

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I have high blood pressure and i want to know if pickled eggs are good or bad for me?

I have high blood pressure and i want to know if pickled eggs are good or bad for me?

Bad: Pickling uses sodium which will raise your bp. An occasional egg is okay for high cholesterol but egg yolk contains 186 mg of cholesterol with a daily recommended limit of 300 mg. 2 eggs daily will exceed the recommended limit. ...Read more

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Is allegra (fexofenadine) bad for high blood pressure?

Generally not....: However, Allegra-D contains a medication that may elevate blood pressure. ...Read more

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How bad are can soup for high blood pressure and diabetics?

How bad are can soup for high blood pressure and diabetics?

Please Clarify: I would bet this question has a thousand different answers. There are a thousand different kinds of soups and a million different patients with different issues if they have hypertension and/ or diabetes. It is best to be specific. If your physician advises low sodium then canned soup is probably out of the question. If you have diabetes you very well may be advised to avoid carbohydrates. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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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. Neigatha Graney
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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