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What is the reason for low diastolic pressure and how can it be treated?

What is the reason for low diastolic pressure and how can it be treated?

Diastolic pressure: Low diastolic pressure relates to the peripheral vascular resistance, the intravascular volume and the integrity of the aortic valve. Any variable that changes one of these factors can relate to low diastolic pressure. ...Read more

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Diastolic Pressure (Definition)

Diastolic pressure is essentially the pressure in the blood vessels in between beats when the heart is filling for the next beat, or the "resting pressure". On a blood pressure meter it is the bottom number, with normal for most patients ...Read more


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What causes low blood pressure and how can it be treated?

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What causes low blood pressure and how can it be treated?

Don't be too anxious: Low blood pressure is a common symptom in health people, if you do not fell dizzy or have other uncomportalbe experience frequently, no need for treatent of it. ...Read more

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What cause a high systolic number in your bp? How is it typically treated?

What cause a high systolic number in your bp? How is it typically treated?

Multiple causes: High systolic blood pressure is often passed down in families however many things may temporarily cause this including exercise, stress and a binge in diet. Be sure to discuss your risk factors with your doctor. Treatment may be as simple as lifestyle changes or might require medications. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for low blood pressure? When should it be alarming?

What is the best remedy for low blood pressure? When should it be alarming?

Hypotension.: The remedy for an instance of low BP would depend on the cause. Dehydration? Over-medication? Something else ? Ultimately, though, relevant symptoms should be a cause for alarm - lightheadedness, fainting, palpitations. ...Read more

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What is the highest blood pressure you can have and still be considered hypotension?

What is the highest blood pressure you can have and still be considered hypotension?

It's a relative term: Hypotension is blood pressure that is below the pressure normally expected for an individual in a given situation. It is a relative term because "normal" blood pressure varies with activity, age, meds, and underlying medical conditions. That means if a person is usually 130/80, gets dehydrated and drops to 90/60 and gets dizzy, he has hypotension; but a runner who lives at 90/60 is normal there. ...Read more

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What should my oxygen rate be with CHF and how low can it get before it causes problems?

What should my oxygen rate be with CHF and how low can it get before it causes problems?

Above 90%: When someone with heart failure is stable their oxygen saturation as measured on a pulse oximetry (usually on their fingertip) should be greater than 90%. Lower than that may indicate retention of fluid in the lungs and necessitate a visit to the ER or the cardiologist to adjust medications and re-assess. ...Read more

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What to do if i read that hypertension/high blood pressure can be a cause of bradycardia. Why is that?

What to do if i read that hypertension/high blood pressure can be a cause of bradycardia. Why is that?

Several Reasons: Hypertension (HTN) can resulting in ischemia and abnormality of the conduction system of the heart which may slow heart rate. After a head injury HTN and a slow heart rate are signs that there may be increase in brain pressure. There is also a phenomena where correcting a slow heart rate might resolve HTN see link below http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/7457024. ...Read more

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What is meant by blood pressure down and what happens if it is down and what should be taken to cure?

What is meant by blood pressure down and what happens if it is down and what should be taken to cure?

No meaning by...: It has no real meaning by itself. "blood pressure down" means the blood pressure is now lower than previously. Because we don't know which of the measurements are normal, above normal, or below normal; and because we don't know any of the details about the person's medical situation; "blood pressure down" has no meaning by itself. ...Read more

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What is blood sugar level? What effects does it have and how can it be managed ?

What is blood sugar level? What effects does it have and how can it be managed ?

Diabetes: Blood sugar indicates the amount of glucose in your blood. It has a multitude of effects- high levels of blood sugar are associated with diabetes mellitus. Low levels of blood sugar can cause coma and even death. ...Read more

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How common is it to have low blood pressure?

How common is it to have low blood pressure?

Sometimes: Low blood pressure is actually better in terms of decreased heart and stroke risk. Low blood pressure can be normal for individuals who can be genetically predisposed that way. Low blood pressure is not normal if you feel dizzy or lightheaded or feel like your heart is pounding all the time. Most common cause of low BP is dehydration, so the treatment is drinking more fluids. ...Read more

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Is it normal to always have a consistent high blood pressure? What the cause? And what is the best practice to reduce it. Thanks

Is it normal to always have a consistent high blood pressure?  What the cause? And what is the best practice to reduce it. Thanks

Not normal.: Consistent high blood pressure > 140/90 is hypertension. Treatment is to avoid things that might elevate it such as alcohol and salt and to engage in active diet exercise and wt loss. Next step is to treat with medications if necessary. ...Read more

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Can you please explain blood pressure and what is it used to determine?

See below: BP is the pressure generated by the force of contraction of the left venticle (systolic pressure) and residual pressure in the arterial tree in-between beats, a measure of the elasticity of the vessels (diastolic pressure). It's important because chronic elevation leads to heart failure, strokes, kidney failure, and heart attacks, causing premature disability and death. And it's preventable. ...Read more

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Can you explain if your hemoglobin is low what cause's this and how it can be put right?

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Can you explain if your hemoglobin is low what cause's this and how it can be put right?

Low hemoglobin: Low hemoglobin is called anemia. There are many causes of anemia- from congenital disorders , blood loss, nutrient deficiency, destruction, autoimmune etc. To correct it, you need to know the cause of it. My advise for you is to see your pcp who can help you with running some basic work-up. If needed, your pcp can refer you to see a hematologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it possible to ever get off blood pressure medicine? What tests need to be done to know the cause of high blood pressure?

Is it possible to ever get off blood pressure medicine? What tests need to be done to know the cause of high blood pressure?

Yes: Depends on cause. There are a few that are curable by surgery! other persons may control or improve, with weight loss, exercize, sodium control, dietary efforts. ...Read more

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When training how high blood pressure is Okey? How high does it have to be before you would be concerned for the aorta?

When training how high blood pressure is Okey? How high does it have to be before you would be concerned for the aorta?

Exercise: If you have no family history of aneurysm and don't have hypertension and also no connective tissue diseases, then I wouldn't be concerned unless your blood pressure with exercise was consistently higher than 160/90. ...Read more

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My doctor says vertigo is due to high blood pressure, what is the treatment and reason.And how does the pateint feels in such vertigo?

My doctor says vertigo is due to high blood pressure, what is the treatment and reason.And how does the pateint feels in such vertigo?

Dizzy: Dizzy symptoms can be hard to clearly verbalize. Vertigo is a sensation of movement when there is no movement. It is frequently referred to as spinning. Light headedness is usually different. High blood pressure frequently causes a dizziness that is described as wooziness or lightheadedness. Vertigo is seen in bppv, meniere's disease and labyrinthitis or vestibular neuronitis. ...Read more

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Is it medically possible to have hypervolemia and extremely low BP at the same time?

Is it medically possible to have hypervolemia and extremely low BP at the same time?

Yes: Yes. When your heart is not pumping adequately you can have hypervolemia and low blood pressure. Also when your blood vessels are inappropriately dilated, you can have hypervolemia and low blood pressure. The first case is possible with heart failure from ischemia, myocarditis, or other cardiomyopathies. The second with sepsis and nutritional deficiencies like beriberi. ...Read more