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Will a period of anxiety during health check elevate blood pressure reading (i.e. 127/130 systolic)?
Use travatan z for 2 weeks. Baseline pressure is 28. Pressure reading today is 16. Can 1 drop lower pressure that many points?
Encouraging: Travatan may on average lower the pressure by 30%. This however is only the average and so some eye will respond better. Since the eye pressure varies throughout the day and is affected by many factors, more than one measurement will be required to determine whether the pressure is (a) definitely at this level (b) together with other testing, has resulted in satisfactory treatment of glaucoma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need pressure lowered 9 points. If initial slt therapy lowers it to 5 points can a 2nd successive treatment lower it another 4 points.
Maybe: If you have untreated trabeculum from the first treatment, further treatment may work. ...Read more
64 years old,pulse too fast to count,bp160/90,o2 90,smothering,chest pain,took baby aspirin,finally pulse 120,bp down,o2 up?
GO TO ER NOW: You need to go to the ER now. ...Read more
Grandmother on 4 blood pressure medications - still having a fluctuating blood pressure reaching 200/100+. Any ideas?
Add meds.: Keep adding medicines until pressure goes down over time. Give appointments every week. Monitor BP at home. Use Clonidine to lower BP higher than 200/100. Even consider Clonidine patch. Refer her to a hypertension specialist, or to a nephrologist ( kidney). Rule out pheochromocytoma. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Docs stumped, head pressure, drop foot, slight tremor, lack of balance, dizzy when exercising, dilated pupils at times? high IgA n clean mri
Get Referred: If your doctors don't know what it is after all those tests, get referred to a specialty diagnostic hospital like Mayo clinic or Johns Hopkins and let them review your tests and see what else they can tell you. Sounds like you might need to see a neurologist if you have not already. ...Read more
Pulsing, bulging artery in forehead above right temple. Pinching pain sometimes. Advil (ibuprofen) lessens appearance greatly. normal bp. Arteritis likely? age 33
Changes are common: Usually systolic and diastolic BP will drop minimally while standing unless you are dehydrated. If you are healthy and do not have hbp, there is no use in measuring BP and could be generate plenty of anxiety. If you want to be healthy, i rather you spend your energy in exercising and eating right. ...Read more
Reaching over side of couch to reach book. Stretching pain in left shoulderblade through to left breast.Stopped at changed position.Muscular?Heart?
Probably muscular : Cardiac pain is usually not positional.Get a more detailed answer ›
Why does/would wearing an abdominal binder raise my blood pressure? Both diastolic and systolic increased by 10 points, pushing me into hypertensive range 135/105.
Any truth that spinal stretching by chiropractors increases space b/w vertebrae & make 30 something inches taller? Is that ht change permanent or temp
No: In real life, that does not happen. Took look or seem taller, an adult may improve her posture, clothes, shoes, gracefulness, confidence, etc... ...Read more
Real pressure: All accurate measurements of your blood pressure are real and affect your body. Your blood pressure will vary through out the day depending on activity, emotion, and circadian rhythm. Timing of blood pressure medications will also significantly affect the measurement. Treatment decisions are usually based on multiple measurements at different times of day over multiple days. ...Read more
Not clear: Are talking about equipment failure? Your question is not clear. ...Read more
Can holding your breath or tensing up as the blood pressure cuff tightens make your reading higher than normal?
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