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What is the effect of albumin on blood pressure?

What is the effect of albumin on blood pressure?

Albumin can be used: In hospital settings to be infused to increase a patients blood pressure temporarily. ...Read more

Dr. Lonnie Smith
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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


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I am 34 weeks preg with controlled high blood pressure recent blood work showed my albumin was 2.7 and my alkaline phosporate was 172, should I worry?

I am 34 weeks preg with controlled high blood pressure recent blood work showed my albumin was 2.7 and my alkaline phosporate was 172, should I worry?

Need more info: Alkaline phosphatase is not of concern. However, albumin of 2.7 warrants attention. Are you losing protein in the urine? If so you may need closer attention by your obstetrician. It would be prudent to see your doctor as your earliest convenience. ...Read more

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I'm a 40+ yr. Type 1 diabetic. Just had blood work w/ albumin 21 and microalbumin 918. HA1C so-so and low blood pressure. Why such a high #?

I'm a 40+ yr. Type 1 diabetic. Just had blood work w/ albumin 21 and microalbumin 918. HA1C so-so and low blood pressure. Why such a high #?

Diabetes: If DM is not well controlled, could cause kidney to dump the protein in the urine, protein is toxic to the kidney, normal ppl have near zero protein in urine. As the amount of protein increases in the urine the level of protein (Albumin) would decrease because your liver cannot keep up. Get your Diabetes under control, also you might be a candidate for ACE/ARB treatment if your Creat allows that. ...Read more

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Blood pressure is 205/111. Should I go to e.R.?

Blood pressure is 205/111. Should I go to e.R.?

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

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What blood pressure med is least likely to cause e.D.?

What blood pressure med is least likely to cause e.D.?

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

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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

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

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Can p5p raise blood pressure?

Not reported: There are several potential side effects, elevated blood pressure is not one of them. ...Read more

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How do I lower blood pressure?

How do I lower blood pressure?

Hypertension: Maintain weight, exercise and restrict salt in your diet are the basics. ...Read more

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Can I cure my blood pressure?

Can I cure my blood pressure?

Hypertension: Cure is not the correct word but weight loss aerobic exercise oking cessation can bring it down to goal in 30% of people. ...Read more

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How can I lower blood pressure?

How can I lower blood pressure?

Depends: Hi. If you're obese or overweight, weight loss may lower BP. Regular exercise may help lower BP. Weight loss is easier said than done, however. The most direct and proven means is to take BP meds ("antihypertensives"). Personally, I would never put off treating high BP with the hope that weight loss or exercise might control it. High BP injures and kills. Ask your doc. Good luck! ...Read more

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Do odors affect blood pressure?

Do odors affect blood pressure?

Maybe: Any strong odor -- particularly if it is offensive to you may increase your blood pressure. An allergic response to a volatile organic compound could in theory cause a lowering of blood pressure. ...Read more

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When is blood pressure too low?

When is blood pressure too low?

Depends: On multiple issues. If you are symptomatic....Fatigued, lightheaded etc. If yes then it is too low. Also depends if you are taking medications to lower bp...Then it might be to low. Some people have BP in the 90's and that is normal for them. See your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I reduce blood pressure?

How can I reduce blood pressure?

Stay healthy: Eat well, keep a good weight, do not smoke, avoid too much caffeine, avoid too much salt, decrease stress. If all this fails, see a dr. For eval and possible BP medical management. ...Read more

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Does sorel lower blood pressure?

Blood pressure: Like most of these 'health foods' its cracked up to have lots of unproven benefits. There is no scientific proof it will help anything other than the person selling it. ...Read more

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How do you lower blood pressure?

How do you lower blood pressure?

Lifestyle changes: If you're overweight or obese, you should lose weight, even a loss of 5-10% of your body weight can help. Also, limit your sodium (salt) intake to 1500 mg of sodium per day. Cardiovascular/aerobic exercise can help lower blood pressure. Stress reduction techniques may also help. Even if you have a strong family history of high blood pressure you should still follow these recommendations. ...Read more

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Who to control my blood pressure?

Who to control my blood pressure?

Teamwork: You and your doctor can come up with a game plan/treatment plan. ...Read more

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Is a blood pressure of 95/50 bad?

Not likely: If you do not have any symptoms like racing heart beat or light headedness, then this number is not concerning. If you have any symptoms, then you must see your PCP. ...Read more

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How do I raise my blood pressure?

Low blood pressure: No reason to do so unless passing out or dizziness associated with low blood pressure. If such symptoms, then increasing salt and fluid intake is the first treatment. ...Read more

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How do I lower my blood pressure?

How do I lower my blood pressure?

By yourself?: Don't attempt this by yourself. The safest way is to see your doctor, be evaluated for your nutrition and BMI and, if necessary, receive medication. Meanwhile, avoiding salt is a good thing. ...Read more

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How can u take my blood pressure?

How can u take my blood pressure?

In person: Blood pressure can only be measured in person. Many drug stores have a blood pressure instrument that will do it for you and give you the result.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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How can I control blood pressure?

Hypertension: 1. Lifestyle improvement: Excercise, Weight control, Lessen salt intake, Stop smoking
2. Medication
3. Stress management
4. Regular visits with your family doctor ...Read more

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How can I lower my blood pressure.

How can I lower my blood pressure.

Several: Salt and alcohol restriction, wt loss, exercise. Avoiding meds which cause high bp, reducing stress and relaxation. ...Read more

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How can I lower my blood pressure?

The basics:: High blood pressure places you at higher risk for cardiovascular disease, stroke, and kidney failure. Medications can lower the blood pressure, and many people need several medications to bring their BP down. Regular exercise, maintaining a normal weight, and watching your salt intake are extremely helpful measures. Remember that high blood pressure often has no symptoms; you must track it! ...Read more

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How can I lower my blood pressure?

How can I lower my blood pressure?

Healthy diet: Loosing weight usually will cause your blood pressure to drop. In some people, lowering salt consumption will also help. If neither of these is enough, and for a lot of people they aren't, then you need to take your medication and follow up with your dr. ...Read more

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How to get my blood pressure down?

Your doctor: Can help you get your blood pressure down. Work with him or her closely. ...Read more

Dr. Raj Singh
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Albumin (Definition)

Albumins are proteins which dissolve in water and are not covered with chains of sugars. The most common is serum albumin. These molecules transport other molecules which don't dissolve in water very well. But its main function is to regulate the amount of water in the blood. Another type of Albumin is the ...Read more