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Doctor insights on: Sytolic Pressure

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So its impossible to have an equal diastolic and sytolic pressure? Why?

So its impossible to have an equal diastolic and sytolic pressure? Why?

No: Systolic pressure is when the ventricle contracts pumping blood thru the body. Diastole is when the heart relaxes and waits for the ventricle to fill and then pump blood with each beat of the heart. ...Read more

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What is pressure headace?

What is pressure headace?

Sinus pressure: It is a term that usually refers to the pressure that builds up in the sinuses either due to changes in barometric pressure or pressure from sinusitis. Don't forget to use a nasal saline drainage system such as a neti pot. You can pick that up at any local drugstore. ...Read more

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What are pressure points?

What are pressure points?

Pressure points.: Pressure points are specific areas on the body surface. When pressure is applied to these areas, some can be used for self defense and others for pain relief. ...Read more

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My pressure is not stable?

My pressure is not stable?

See your doctor: Bring your blood pressure machine to your appointment so they can make sure you are checking it properly and that it is accurate. ...Read more

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How to cure a pressure point?

Protection: Can be done with pillows/padding to remove the pressure sore spot from any weight bearing while being careful to not create a new one. Frequent repositioning, sometmes a protective dressing (like duoderm) can be applied. Wound care nurse consult can help. Plastic surgeon if severe. ...Read more

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What to do about high pressure?

What to do about high pressure?

Eval: If you have hypertension it is important to see your doctor. If it is mild it might be controlled with diet & exercise. However, you may need antihypertensive medications. ...Read more

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Nlood pressure is 90/70 why so low?

Nlood pressure is 90/70 why so low?

It depends: Normal blood pressure is dependent on own's normal. If you don't have any dizziness or any symptoms limiting your daily activities, then this BP may be normal for you. ...Read more

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What can high pressure do to the body?

What can high pressure do to the body?

ALOT: Sometimes people with markedly elevated blood pressure may develop: headache, dizziness, blurred vision, nausea and vomiting, and chest pain and shortness of breath. Heart attack, heart failure , stroke or transient ischemic attack (tia), kidney failure, eye damage with progressive vision loss; peripheral arterial disease causing leg pain with walking (claudication). ...Read more

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What are pressure points? Where are they?

What are pressure points? Where are they?

Sore areas: A denture pressure point is an area that is receiving too much pressure from the denture base, causing a sore. They usually heal quickly one the pressure is relieved. ...Read more