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Valium Affect Heart Blood Pressure
Yes: In late stages.Get a more detailed answer ›
Valium (diazepam) is an older benzodiazepine tranquilizer. It was the #1 prescribed drug (of any kind) in the us in the late 1960s but is used less now due to drug interactions and active metabolites. It is still used for anxiety and as "pre-medication" for uncomfortable medical and minor surgical procedures. It is habit-forming, should not be used with alcohol, ...Read more
Yes: You are young and healthy so if no problem keep exercising. ...Read more
Reducing risk: Less tahn 140. Less tahn 130 if you are diabetic. BP is only one component of a program to reduce risk of heart disease. ...Read more
Bp: Usually when the BP is increasing, the heart is beating more rapidly and more forcefully. ...Read more
Bp: The numbers you list are normal.Get a more detailed answer ›
See below: The basic answer is vegetables and fruit along with fish if you stay on these it will help. ...Read more
Symptom: Not enough information to know if the medication is related to your feeling wierd. ...Read more
Need more specifics: But this is a good thing to talk to your doctor about. There are umpteen different medicines and your doctor needs to work with you to find the one that works, with the best side effect profile. ...Read more
Complex question: When the left ventricle contract the aortic valve open and blood is pump to aorta. The peak pressure at that moment is systolic. When lt ventricle is relax the pressure at the aorta is called diastolic. Pulse pressure is the pressure to create the pulse and isthe difference between sys vs dias. Now, during 3 degree av block the lt ventricular filling will decrease and systolic wil decrease. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
No one right answer: There is no one answer that will satisfy you. A healthy heart will have a variety of pulses and a variety of blood pressures. The bigger question a physician will ask you, given that heart disease is a problem of older age and not a problem of young teenagers, is why you are worrying needlessly about such things as your heart rate and blood pressure. You failed to give us any medical history. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sympathetic nerves: During exercise the sympathetic nervous system is stimulated. The catecholamines released as well as direct stimulation on the heart result in a faster heart rate as well as increased contractility which raises cardiac output. This increases the rate of volume/pressure rise into the vasculature (dp/dt). This increases bp. ...Read more
Life style changes: Keep up life style changes!Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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