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Sciatica And Blood Pressure
Had blood patch 5 days ago due to PDPH. Was feeling pretty good until today when headache is back and now I notice neck pain and when I bend my neck I feel low back pain and pressure.
Post LP Headache: Wanna sound more like a neurologist? Just say "Post LP headache" Sorry the "patcher" didn't do you the favor of explaining that in an average of 30% of cases patches failed and had to be redone. The main risk for failure is thought to be oversized tear for blood patch to fully cover. Wanna chat some more on this? Write me at: www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi Use Key Code: PDXFNR ...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
Mom (60) diagnosed with diverticula last year. Now heavy bleeding after bowel mov & low back pain. What to eat? Her blood pressure is high.
Low back pain stomach pressure and pressure urinating, I have blood in urine and my 2nd bout of diverticulitis in 2 mos, CT proven, why urine blood?
Diverticulitis: Diverticulitis can cause a perforation into the bladder which may explain the bleeding. Sometimes colon cancer can book like diverticulitis and also go into the bladder causing blood in the urine. Would recommend seeing your physician for further evaluation. If you've not had one already you'll probably need a colonoscopy and likely a cystoscopy. ...Read more
Yes: If you checked this pressure twice, once on each arm and this is the reading, then go to er asap. 110 diastolic at your age is hypertensive urgency/emergency. You could develop a stroke or heart attack. ...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
Treat high BP.: Hypertension can be treated without medication. Regular cardiovascular exercise, at least five days per week. DASH diet - salt < 2000mg daily, fiber (50 grams daily for women and 70 grams daily for men), lean protein sources and complex carbohydrates. Stress reduction - meditation and such. Sleep 6-9 hours nightly. Don't smoke cigarettes - ever. ...Read more
Eat healthy food:
Stop high carb foods (grains, lentils, potato based items). Also avoid milk protein since it causes insulin resistance that eventually causes high BP.
Low carb food items such as flesh foods, eggs, non starchy vegetables, avocados, saturated fat (butter, ghee, coconut oil), olive oil are very effective.
Get some sunshine daily.
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Blood Pressure Signs:
Hypertension is often known as the 'silent' disease. It can be very high for a very long time without causing any noticeable symptoms.
But, common symptoms of high blood pressure include headaches, fatigue, chest pain, irregular heart rhythms, sometimes shortness of breath.
It is wise to always know where your blood pressure is and to keep track of it. ...Read more
Reasonable: You should try to keep your BP below 140/90. Yours is borderline high, so you should cut out extra salt, and exercise regularly. If that does not improve it, you should be seen to adjust or add an antihypertensive medication. ...Read more
Yes: You may want to talk with your physician about why you'd worry about this -- I think you recognize your concern is baseless. Scientific medicine with lots of measurements generates a lot of numbers, and these vary tremendously. High cholesterol and high blood pressure may be present without your realizing it, but most other labs are guides to interpreting symptoms and mean little if you feel well. ...Read more
Baseline BP: This refers to s series of BP READINGS before one does something in an experiment to see what works best for your BP. So if you are going to see if exercise will affect your BP you will want to take 2 weeks of BP WITH a device that is acvurate on you after 5 min rest then take 3 and average last 2. Average all of these then start exercise and take BP daily for 2 weeks and see if BP lower/higher ...Read more
Blood pressure: It could be low but it depends on other issues. Your young so your bp tends to run lower. In addition, your size will influence this. Other factors include your weight, duet, how in shape you are also affect your bp. ...Read more