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Is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Raise Blood Pressure
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (hbot) is, by definition, the administration of oxygen at greater than atmospheric pressure. There are many indications for this type of treatment: radiation injuries, wounds related to diabetes or poor circulation, and others. Hbot is delivered in 1 of 2 ways: a monochamber (1 patient at a time) or a multichamber (more than 1 patient). The ...Read more
No: Augmenting or Clavuanic acid - Amoxicillin - is broad spectrum antibiotics .More common side effect is upset stomach, diarrhea . It is sealed to " killing" all the good bacteria " probiotics' from gut as well as " bad " bacteria causing infection. It is good to keep well hydrated and consume health diet - including fermented food as Yogurt, Kefir. If you have High BP it could be the reason. ...Read more
Acceptable: 120/80 is a desirable goal in the treatment of hypertension. Your reading is quite acceptable on your current medications especially if you're not experiencing any side effects. ...Read more
Can a blood pressure cuff inflated to 200mm Hg Pressure(max) and then slowly released, cause blood clot in arm?
The most common type: Essential hypertension is hypertension that is not attributed to a specific cause such as renal artery stenosis or a specific overproduction of certain hormones like aldosterone. It is frequently genetic and responds to lifestyle changes, wt loss, soming cessation and medicines. ...Read more
HBO therapy- have a risk of blood clotting because of pressure(i.e like a plane)?or is that negated by the 100% oxygen?even tho oxygen vasiconstricts?
Yes: Simple answer is, yes. That's not a value that's off the charts high ... But you definitely want to have it evaluated soon. There was a landmark study published awhile back that showed that men with normal BP (<120/80) lived roughly 7.2 years longer than men with high blood pressure. Hope that helps & Good luck! ...Read more
Possibly: Everyone responds differently to BP meds and there have been reports of patients having an increase of blood pressure, for example related to renin levels, when started on BP meds. Remember however that our blood pressures rise and fall naturally throughout the day so it is important to follow trends over time. In some cases, the medicine is simply not working for you, not raising your BP. ...Read more
Yes: by definition 140/95 is mild hypertension It may require medical therapy however one isolated reading does not make the patient hypertensive repeat readings would be necessary to determine whether or not to treat such a patient ...Read more
Ramipril and BP: Yes, ramipril is one of the drugs of the ace-i family and is an effective for lowering blood pressure. The hope study was published earlier showing it was effective not only lowering bp, but also reducing cardiovascular complications of hypertension. The response to its lowering BP and proteinuria (p) is dependent on its dosing. The higher the dose the more BP and p is reduced. Ask your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Multiple side effect: Low blood pressure can result in dizziness or can cause someone to pass out. It also may cause decreased kidney function and other organ dysfunction due to reduced blood flow. People may also feel fatigued and washed out due to hypotension. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood pressure is low at 85/60 most days.Pulse rate 125-130. How to increase blood pressure.Hv cirohsis, hepc, arythmatic heart, taking diuretic also.
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
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