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Post Thyroidectomy Blood Pressure Elevation
Elevated cortisol, low blood pressure, no diabetes, one year post partumlow ACTH but CT shows within normal limits. Causes?
Cortisol: Lois, It would help greatly if you could provide more information. It appears you have a high cortisol that is lowering ACTH. What, if anything, is being done about that? ...Read more
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
I'm recovering from gum surgury. No exercise (raising blood pressure) for 7 days. Does sex raise blood pressure?
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
Does methycobol injection raise blood pressure in a previously normal person with normal blood pressure reading?
No.: Methylcobol is Vitamin B-12. It does not cause high blood pressure. If you were very anemic from a Vit. B-12 deficiency, once that is corrected, you may now have high blood pressure which was not noticeable before. However, a one time elevated blood pressure does not mean you have hypertension, which is diagnosed by elevated blood pressures most of the time not just once in a while. ...Read more
Hypothyroidism : Not usually related to high bp.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes it may be: It depends on the surgery.There is incresed chance of blood loss during and after the surgery it is advisable to lower systolic to less than 140, if it is elective surgery. Emergency surgery can be done with elevated blood pressure as anesthetist can monitor the blood pressure and keep it under control during surgery and post op BP can be monitored by internist or family physician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is low blood pressure normal when taking synthroid? In been on it for 2days since thyroidectomy. 125mcg
Low BP synthyroid: No. But not getting enough T can be. Discuss with your surgeon. ...Read more
I never had high blood pressure before thyroidectomy andits treatment with medicines. My TSH levels were 0.50 last week and yesterday, my blood pressure went to 183/97.What should I do?
Just had total thyroidectomy due to cancer 4 days ago at night when about to sleep my blood pressure spikes to 180/75 and doesn't come down til the next day......Doc says im fine just a bit anxious....I'm scared to leave the hospital...I have heart diseas
I have a 1.3 nodule on left adrenal gland, i have sporadically rapid pulse, high blood pressure,fatigue, feeling unwell, visual disturbances , extreme pain all over .had thyroidectomy and parathyroidectomy ,?
I had a thyroidectmy in august of last year, my TSH is in range, I have high blood pressure after treatment, doc says is not related. Is it?
Not likely: If your TSH is normal, then your body feels that your levels are normal--it is not trying to lower or raise its levels by varying the TSH level. There are many causes of high blood pressure, high thyroid level is only one. How about family history, smoking, weight, sleep apnea, stress, some medications, salt intake, etc? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
BP meds & ED: First of all, high bp, especially high systolic bp, is not good for your erectile function. If you are older, this is especially so. Diuretics such as hydrochlorothiazide and spironolatone as well as beta-blockers such as atenolol can cause erection problems. There are some BP meds that may help you with erectile function, including arbs such as losartan and Alpha blockers such as doxazosin. ...Read more
Depends on you: An erection relies on blood flow and pressure, thus all blood pressure medications can in theory cause ed.However, the beta blocker family has been the most notorious for causing these issues, but it is also one of the classes of pressure medications which contributes to the health of the heart. Even within the class, there are variations. Talk to your physician about your concerns to try options. ...Read more
I just took my husbands blood pressure and it is 159 over94 he is 55 never had blood pressure problems before what is to high? When should he go to e
Normal is up to 130: Normal blood pressure is different in different individuals, but the norm is that the upper should not be higher than 130, and lowe not higher than 80. Your husband 's pressure is high, but not an emergency now, must see his doctor soon to recheck and discuss treatment. ...Read more
Not "cause": In reality we do not KNOW the true cause of high blood pressure. We do know many things that will drive it up in a predisposed individual. Considering about 30% of population has HTN, it is fairly common. Smoking and/or any act that stresses the body or mind can drive BP up in someone wo already has HTN or is genetically "ripe" to develop HTN ...Read more
Is vision connected to blood pressure -- i.E. If i lower my blood pressure, might my vision improve ?
Not usually, unless: Your vision is only affected by extremely high blood pressure, when the effects of high BP affect the retinal vasculature ;/or optic nerve (malignant hypertension). Furthermore retinal blood vessels can be blocked causing loss of vision. Too low of BP usually causes people to feel faint ; pass out. Too low of BP has been thought to contribute to worsening of optic nerve blood flow. Goal bp: 115/70. ...Read more
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