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Is there is a relationship between hypotension and hyperglycemia?

Is there is a relationship between hypotension and hyperglycemia?

Not directly: Both hypotension (low bp) and hyperglycemia (high blood sugars) tend to be transient phenomena, produced by usually different causes. Although they may co-exist in the same patient at the same time, they are usually not directly linked to each other. Both, however, may need to be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Marlon Levy
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Hyperglycemia (Definition)

This is a term that just mean high blood sugar. This can be caused by many things such as exercise, stress, eating excess sugar and the ultimate diabetes. Diabetes occurs when the body can not longer process its sugar out of the blood stream and is sustained or continuous hyperglycemia. Everyone's blood sugar will rise a little after they eat, but most peoples will return ...Read more


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I'm trying to understand the relationship of hypoglycemia and hypotension. How does hypoglycemia cause hypotension?

I'm trying to understand the relationship of hypoglycemia and hypotension. How does hypoglycemia cause hypotension?

Yes, is difficult to: understand relationships between issues which are not related, at least not in ANY simple way. Blood glucose & blood pressure are two very different physiological behaviors. While both are controlled from the mind/brain, there have never been any evidence of any simple linkage. Linkage would be both highly inappropriate & life threatening because of many different life issues involved in each. ...Read more

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Is there any relationship between UTI and low blood pressure?

Is there any relationship between UTI and low blood pressure?

It could sometime: If you have a severe UTI and have a fever and vomiting, you could develop dehydration which ultimately can cause low bp. Also, sometimes, bacterial toxin from UTI goes to blood, causes blood vessel to dilate causing low bp. ...Read more

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What is relatinoship of low blood pressure high pulse rate?

What is relatinoship of low blood pressure high pulse rate?

If heart rates: Get high enough blood pressure can fall but this is usually observed in irregular rhythms like atrial fibrillation or flutter or ventricular tachycardia where the atrial contribution to filling is lost. ...Read more

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What is the connection between renal function and hypotension?

Hypotn decreares fxn: Low blood presure to the kidneys causes the kidneys to malfuntion. The kidneys need a large blood volume with an adequate pressure to perfuse and function properly. When the BP is low the kidneys hold on to fluids and urine out put drops. The BUN and cr are elevated indicating a back up of waste and when it goes on longperiod of time its called atn or acute tubular necrosis. If no relief dialysis. ...Read more

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Can Hypotension actually b Addison's disease, & if so, how to treat?

Yes: Hypotension and electrolyte imbalance can occur particularly in adrenal crisis .It may develop slowly or in acute stressThe etiology includes mineralcorticoid I and steroid insufficiency .Other symptoms include vomiting ,skin darkening,emesis ,hypoglycemia and weakness .Treatment includes steroids and mineralcorticoid ...Read more

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How can I avoid or treat hyperglycemia?

Low carbohydrate: Hyperglycemia= blood glucose above the upper limit of normal; if there is no diabetes, it is usually transient; however, patients with diabetes(>126 fasting, >200 non fasting)have difficulty metabolizing glucose thus producing hyperglycemia. Decreasing the consumption of high carbohydrate food content, exercising, avoiding soft drinks, sweets , taking your medication if you are a diabetic may help. ...Read more

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How do you treat prednisilone-induced hyperglycemia?

How do you treat prednisilone-induced hyperglycemia?

Steroid diabetes: You can try to control your diet, but the steroids may cause you to need diabetes drugs. Metformin alone may be enough. If the need for steroids is only temporary, hopefully everything will revert to normal after you are weaned off. ...Read more

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Dr. Jerome Zacks
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Hypotension (Definition)

Hypotension is defined as "low blood pressure". Blood pressure is measured as two numbers and expressed as systolic blood pressure (sbp) / diastolic blood pressure (dbp). The sbp is the pressure that is generated when the heart squeezes. Dbp occurs when the heart relaxes. 120/70 is considered normal in adults. Less than 100/60 (of either number) can ...Read more