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Due to high blood pressure and irregular heart beat, I have to have a heart scan in a few weeks. Can still I use treadmiill for 30mins every two days?

Due to high blood pressure and irregular heart beat, I have to have a heart scan in a few weeks. Can still I use treadmiill for 30mins every two days?

I would urge: You to postpone the treadmill until you are cleared by your cardiologist. The added stress could exacerbate your heart irregularities or elevated your blood pressure further. ...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


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I have an irregular heart beat . Blood pressure is normal most of the time . My HB is always at 76 and higher . I was prescribed 5mg of Bystolic (nebivolol) . ?

I have an irregular heart beat . Blood pressure is normal most of the time . My HB is always at 76 and higher . I was prescribed 5mg of Bystolic (nebivolol) . ?

Need clarification: Don't know what HB always 76 means? Would be helpful to know if your physician diagnosed what type of irregular heart beat you were having? Two common types of "skipped beats" would be premature atrial contractions(PAC's) and premature ventricular contractions(PVC's). PAC's are considered harmless. PVC's can be present in normal patients, but sometimes are a sign of underlying heart disease. ...Read more

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Which blood pressure medicine that after long term use can cause irregular heart beat.

Which blood pressure medicine that after long term use can cause  irregular heart beat.

Irregular HR: The dihydropyridine calcium channel blockers and nitrates can cause reflex tachycardia but not irregular hear beat. ...Read more

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Blood pressure going haywire: trembling sensation in head Irregular heart beat between 72-74 3 blood pressure 121/96 - 129/111 - 118/91?

Blood pressure going haywire: 
trembling sensation in head
Irregular heart beat between 72-74 
3 blood pressure 121/96 - 129/111 - 118/91?

Have Blood Sugar chk: 44y/o male says BP going haywire: trembling sensation in head irregular heart beat between 72-74 3blood pressure 121/96-129/111-118/91? There could be slight concern over the Diastolic pressures being >90 but these would probably not explain the described symptoms. May need to have Blood Sugar checked could be low if one has not eaten. If symptoms persist get a good medical workup with one's PCP. ...Read more

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I have no symptoms or irregular heart beat. Normal blood pressure and good heart rate. Why would I have a heart murmur?

I have no symptoms or irregular heart beat. Normal blood pressure and good heart rate. Why would I have a heart murmur?

Sometimes it's norma: Not all heart murmurs are an evidence of pathology and they could represents a normal variance they are usually called functional murmurs. There are also many other causes of murmurs that aren't related to the heart... Could be caused from anemia or pregnancy. ...Read more

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What cld cause an irregular heart beat symbol on an at home blood pressure monitor? I get one on a few of my readings. Ekg was normal 4 Months ago

What cld cause an irregular heart beat symbol on an at home blood pressure monitor? I get one on a few of my readings. Ekg was normal 4
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Real or not: We all have extra beats once in a while that might be interpreted by the BP machine as irregular heart beating. By age only, you are low risk for atrial fibrillation (the most common cause of irregular beats). If you are not feeling any chest pain, shortness of breath or lightheadedness when the BP machine says you are "irregular", I wouldn't be too worry. But is symptoms, consult your doc again ...Read more

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Is skipping heart beat feeling normal? I also have low blood pressure and have been ill?

Is skipping heart beat feeling normal? I also have low blood pressure and have been ill?

PVC: Premature ventricular beats or PVC is one of the common causes for feeling skipping heart beat and is benign in most instances. However since you feel ill you should be see your doctor soon. ...Read more

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Is slow heart beat accompanied with high blood pressure or low blood pressure?

Is slow heart beat accompanied with high blood pressure or low blood pressure?

Depends.........: Depending on a lot of things including age, hydration, medications, fitness, current activity, pain, and many more, pulse and BP can both be high, both be low, one high and one low, or the other way. There's is not rule for that one - sorry. ...Read more

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Can digoxin be used in patient with irregular heart beat while the patient also suffering from hypotension?Please help.

Can digoxin be used in patient with irregular heart beat while the patient also suffering from hypotension?Please help.

Depends: Digoxin is not a medication used for treating high blood pressure and does not usually cause low blood pressure. It can be used is certain types of irregular heart beat without causing significant drop in blood pressure. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Keith
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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. Jerome Zacks
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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