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What can be done for tachycardia with high blood pressure?

What can be done for tachycardia with high blood pressure?

Findings: Obtain a diagnosis of what abnormalities are present, then treat as appropriate. Without an evaluation of what is going on, treatment is blind. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Hypertension (Definition)

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


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Tachycardia and high blood pressure, taking bisoprolol 5 mg daily. Feeling very well. Do I need to check if I can stop this medicine or decrease dose.

Tachycardia and high blood pressure, taking bisoprolol 5 mg daily.
Feeling very well.
Do I need to check if I can stop this medicine or decrease dose.

Need to check.: Feeling good on that medication is a great first step, and seeing that it's working is a great second step. But to come off of it or at least reduce the dose requires proper monitoring to be sure that your BP and HR don't spike up. Coordinate this with your local doctor; don't stop that medication independent of your doctor's supervision. ...Read more

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Cipro (ciprofloxacin) 500 mg 2 x daily for 5 days dangerous for patients with tachycardia and high blood pressure?

Cipro (ciprofloxacin) 500 mg 2 x daily for 5 days dangerous for patients with tachycardia and high blood pressure?

Not a problem: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) has no effect on blood pressure or heart rate. Infection, on the other hand, will increase your heart rate and discomfort (from infection) may raise your blood pressure. ...Read more

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Propofol risks? I have sinus tachycardia and high blood pressure. I'm on propranolol.

Propofol risks? I have sinus tachycardia and high blood pressure. I'm on propranolol.

Propofol: Propofol is a quite safe drug if one hasn't a sensitivity to its components. It must be monitored appropriately by trained anesthesia personnel. The m. Jackson episode demonstrated what can happen when it isn't monitored and dosed appropriately. ...Read more

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Grandmother has atrial fibrillation am i at increased risk? I have sinus tachycardia and high blood pressure

Grandmother has atrial fibrillation am i at increased risk? I have sinus tachycardia and high blood pressure

Tough call: You're asking a good question that's hard to answer. 3 million people in the us have atrial fibrillation, and of those, ~30% have at least 1 family member with afib. But because there's so much afib out there, and because the prevalence is so high in advanced age (8% at 80yrs, 16%+ at 90) it's hard to decide what the specific risk due to any given family member is. ...Read more

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Tachycardia, high blood pressure, occasional chest pain, dizzy. Can I drive to er?

No: You would be at risk for a serious automobile accident. Have someone drive you, or call an ambulance. ...Read more

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I regularly have high blood pressure, usually acompanied with rapid heart beat. May I consume a little cofee or alcohol. Or better avoid it.?

I regularly have high blood pressure, usually acompanied with rapid heart beat. May I consume a little cofee or alcohol. Or better avoid it.?

Hypertension: You should not have high BP regularly. You should be able to control it well with medications. If it accompanied with rapid heart rate, your BP meds may have to be tweaked to include a beta blocker. Have it checked with your family doctor. ...Read more

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I'm tachycardic. Resting rate goes from 75 to 120-130 upon standing. I do have high blood pressure & I am obese. How to permanently fix tachycardia?

I'm tachycardic. Resting rate goes from 75 to 120-130 upon standing. I do have high blood pressure & I am obese. How to permanently fix tachycardia?

Talk to your doctor: Lots of possible factors. Make sure your are well hydrated (you need some salt with the water you drink and probably up to 3 grams of sodium/day is safe). Stop caffeine. Eat a "real food" diet — make sure you cut out all the processed foods (even things like whole wheat bread). Stick with lots of veggies/fresh meats/limited fresh fruit. See your doctor to R/O serious problems. Exercise gently. ...Read more

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I'm tachycardic. Resting rate goes from 75 to 120-130 upon standing. I do have high blood pressure & I am obese. How to permanently fix tachycardia? Stress test 2-3 wks ago and passed just fine. What other tests may I need? What could be the cause?

I'm tachycardic. Resting rate goes from 75 to 120-130 upon standing. I do have high blood pressure & I am obese. How to permanently fix tachycardia? Stress test 2-3 wks ago and passed just fine. What other tests may I need? What could be the cause?

BP and HR: There could be a variety of reasons for having high blood pressure with high heart rate. Please kindly see your doctor to discuss, evaluate with blood tests and imaging studies as indicated to get to the right diagnoses. There are medicines that can lower blood pressure and heart rate. ...Read more

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My homocysteine level was 13.5. I have high blood pressure & sinus tachycardia, on toprol (metoprolol) 50 mg XL daily! Is that level of 13.5 dangerous. I'm 18!

My homocysteine level was 13.5. I have high blood pressure & sinus tachycardia, on toprol (metoprolol) 50 mg XL daily! Is that level of 13.5 dangerous. I'm 18!

Too High: High homocysteine is associated with many chronic degenerative diseases. Levels should be <8. You may benefit from b12, folate, (folic acid) b6, trimethylglycine. Hypothyrodism will raise your homocysteine levels. ...Read more

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What is the risk of a blood clot after gallbladder surgery in a patient with high blood pressure and tachycardia?

What is the risk of a blood clot after gallbladder surgery in a patient with high blood pressure and tachycardia?

It depends: The high blood pressure and tachycardia(rapid heart rate)are common after surgery due to stress and not necessarily indicators or causes of a blood clot. However, some people do in fact develop a blood clot after surgery and a rapid heart rate might be a sign warranting further evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a very high blood pressure of 155/80, diziness.found "sinus tachycardia" and "intraventricular conduction block".in ECG.is this dangerous.

I have a very high blood pressure of 155/80, diziness.found "sinus tachycardia" and "intraventricular conduction block".in ECG.is this dangerous.

Potentially: While a blood pressure of 155/89 is NOT "very high", if you have other risk factors for cardiovascular disease, treatment should be considered. Regarding the sinus tachycardia, the seriousness of it depends on what's causing it. The intraventricular conduction block, by itself, isn't dangerous, but it may be a sign of more serious heart problems. You are right to take this seriously. ...Read more

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Nausea rapid heart beat high blood pressure?

Nausea rapid heart beat high blood pressure?

See a doc: Asap please. They all could be related or you can have 2-3 separate things going on. ...Read more

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I have high blood pressure and tachycardia, healthy age 23, should I be concerned? I think I may have a connective tissue disorder (ehler's danlos syndrome?) I'm 23 with high blood pressure and tachycardia (about 110 bpm) and occasional chest pain (ekg no

I have high blood pressure and tachycardia, healthy age 23, should I be concerned? I think I may have a connective tissue disorder (ehler's danlos syndrome?) I'm 23 with high blood pressure and tachycardia (about 110 bpm) and occasional chest pain (ekg no

It : It is good that you have followed up with your doctor about your high blood pressure and rapid heart rate. As your doctor works with you to investigate the foundation of your hypertension and rapid heart rate (which can be genetic or related to another medical condition), it is crucial that you get your blood pressure and heart rate under control.
High blood pressure and tachycardia cause undue stress on the heart and your vessels and you can experience progressive tissue damage by not getting these items under control.
Follow your doctors lead as he/she prescribes medications to control your blood pressure. As your blood pressure gets under control, keep your doctor aprised of all abmormal symptoms you experience. It may take some time, but your body is telling a story that will ultimately reveal the underlying condition. ...Read more

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My blood pressure is 106/65 and my pulse is 65. Do I need to go to the E.R.? I normally have high blood pressure.

My blood pressure is 106/65 and my pulse is 65. Do I need to go to the E.R.? I normally have high blood pressure.

NO: You are fine. Relax. This is normal BP and Pulse. There is normal range of BP from 90 to 60 to 140/85. And Pulse varies from 60 to 100. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Blood Pressure (Definition)

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


Dr. Milroy Samuel
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High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) (Definition)

Also known as hypertension, high blood pressure occurs when blood pressure is 140/90 or higher. A systolic blood pressure (top number) is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum contraction and a diastolic blood pressure (bottom number) is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum relaxation. ...Read more