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Pulmonary Hypertension Patients With Low Bp
A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure and a diastolic blood pressure. The systolic blood pressure is the maximum pressure the blood exerts on the vessels when the heart is beating. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the vessels in between heartbeats. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, begins when the systolic blood pressure remains above 140 or when the diastolic blood pressure remains above 90. Hypertension can be a result of increased blood flow through vessels or increased resistance to ...Read more
No: Only when the pulmonary hypertension causes the right ventricle to dilate (enlarge) does heart failure occur. This type of failure may affect the right side of the heart causing increased leg swelling, fluid buildup in the abdomen and elevation of liver enzymes. If the swelling of the right heart becomes severe it can affect the function of the left side of the heart and cause pulmonary edema. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Blood pressure: Usually when there is pulmonary hypertension of significance, there is normal or decreased systemic blood pressure. Sometimes in the early phase of pulmonary hypertension there can be systemic hypertension but not when right heart dysfunction results from the elevated pulmonary resistance ...Read more
Mom's echo,diastolic dysfunction grade1 with good systolic function,RVSP<30,ER72%, hypertensive heart disease,trivial &tricuspidMR.Treatment?SoScared!
Chronic renal: Longstanding hypertension is only one cause of renal failure. Chronic inflammation, infection, diabetic nephropathy are some other causes. In other words the hypertension causes the chronic renal failure although many kidney diseases can cause hypertension. You may have normal blood pressure in the presence of chronic renal failure however. ...Read more
What heart or vascular diseases could cause low BP 100-65; on a person with normally high BP controlled with Diovan (valsartan) and metoprorol?
All of the above: There is no direct relationship until late in the disease. People with CHF can have normal or high blood pressure. When the heart is very weak, the BP tends to be low. The waters are muddied by the fact that nearly every treatment we use for CHF lowers BP as a side effect. ...Read more
Mild PH: Pulmonary hypertension (ph) is often first detected by echocardiogram which estimates the pulmonary artery systolic pressure. The diagnosis is confirmed by right heart catheterization which measures mean pulmonary artery pressure and resistance. I don't know which pressure you are referencing. Nonetheless, you need to discuss the significance with your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: In CHF pts:systolic blood pressure - the top number of the blood pressure reading - lower than 100 mmhg had a mortality rate of 50 percent, significantly higher than the 32-percent rate observed in a comparison group of patients who had pressures between 130 and 139 mmhg. Low diastolic blood pressure - the lower number of a blood pressure reading - was also linked to increased mortality. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Your opinion about lercanidipine vs amlodipine in htn control in 72 htn male with renal impairment and LVH ,paroxysmal a fib?
Hi BP drugs: They are both in the same class of drugs called calcium channel blockers for treatment of high BP. If that does not lower it enough there are many additional classes of meds that can be added such as angiotensin blockers, angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors, diuretics, life style changes. See a good internist! ...Read more
How could you manage pulmonary hypertension, fatty liver, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure?
One common theme: Your physician can manage your medication, but all four of these will benefit at least some from aerobic conditioning, as much as possible. Especially, unexplained pulmonary hypertension at your age requires a diligent search for a cause and if it's truly primary, try to get into a medication study. Stay proactive. If you are taking any supplements with pulmonary hypertnesion, let your Dr. know. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Low blood pressure of 90/60 with a pulse of 90. Has Lewy body dementia and pulmonary emboli sim. Why would BP be low?
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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