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Dr. Joseph Bassett
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Hypotension (Definition)

Hypotension is also known as Low blood pressure. 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


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Considering gastric bypass surgery current 334lb on blood pressure med. Pre diabetes With this surgery will i be able to stop BP meds & avoid diabetes?

Considering gastric bypass surgery current 334lb on blood pressure med. Pre diabetes With this surgery will i be able to stop BP meds & avoid diabetes?

Possibly: Recent evidence demonstrates tremendous improvement in risk factors after bariatric surgery. It is especially helpful for folks who have been unable to sustain weight loss achieved by other means. Good luck on your quest for better health!! Realize you still have the most important role to play in getting better. ...Read more

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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
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I'm F age 28 I weigh 200lbs 5,4" I have high blood pressure and hypothyroidism I've tried everything to lose weight can I get gastric bypass surgery!

I'm F age 28 I weigh 200lbs 5,4" I have high blood pressure and hypothyroidism I've tried everything to lose weight can I get gastric bypass surgery!

Perhaps: Your doctor can guide you through the process of attaining weight loss surgery. Provided they have exhausted all medical means and reversed hormonal causes you could be a candidate for weight loss surgery. Please see your doctor as soon as possible and good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Werner
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What is low blood pressure after open hearst surgery?

What is low blood pressure after open hearst surgery?

100/60: After an open heart surgery, a BP of <100/60 will start to get some attention but is not an emergency. ...Read more

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Marianne DiNapoli
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My 11 yr old son fainted frm low blood pressure 90/53 & dehydrtion 3 days aftr oral surgery.Now 3 days after faint & still low.His reg BP was 110/68. ?

My 11 yr old son fainted frm low blood pressure 90/53 & dehydrtion 3 days aftr oral surgery.Now 3 days after faint & still low.His reg BP was 110/68. ?

See a Dr.: If you haven't already, you should consider bringing your son to see a pediatrician. Fainting and/or low blood pressure after surgery can signal there is a complication, which should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Wendell Goins
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Grandma has low blood pressure & needing adrenalin following surgery. Should I be worried?

Grandma has low blood pressure & needing adrenalin following surgery. Should I be worried?

Yes?: I not sure why she needed surgery but if it was an emergency you should be concerned.However it is not very uncommen that BP will need to be supported in the perioperative period in the elderly especially if they have comorbidity and the majority eventually do well. ...Read more

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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I have low blood pressure. 100/55 to 90/50 unless anxious! My dad has to have surgery for aortic aneurysm. Does this mean I will get one cause low BP?

I have low blood pressure. 100/55 to 90/50 unless anxious! My dad has to have surgery for aortic aneurysm. Does this mean I will get one cause low BP?

Low BP: The low BP actually makes the probability of an aneurysm less. The lower BP causes less wall stress in the blood vessels and less wall damage. Some aneurysms do have a genetic component and there isn't enough information here to say whether that is involved in your situation. ...Read more

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Dr. Sudhir Bansal
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Since i made my gastric bypass surgery I have problems with low blood sugar what i must do with this .Should stop taking sweets please help me .Thanks?

Dumping syndrome : Gastric bypass results in very rapid absorption of sugars and then sudden drops call dumping syndrome eating smaller portions, less items with concentrated sugars like soda, avoiding liquids and eating complex carbs helps seek the assistance of nutritionist used to dealing with bypass patiens. ...Read more

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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


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Abnormal Blood Pressure (Definition)

Abnormal blood pressure is a symptom in which a person's blood pressure is much higher or much lower than it should be for his age and body size. If either the systolic (upper number) pressure or the diastolic (lower number) pressure is not in the normal range, then the ...Read more


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