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What Is The Reason For Low Diastolic Pressure And How Can It Be 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
How high does blood pressure have to be for it to be a problem. And at what level does it require treatment with medication?
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
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
Twhat does the top number of.Gif blood pressurehhave to be for it to.Be considered pre hypertension to cause headaches?
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
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
What causes your brain to produce abnormally high levels of prolactin? And is it dangerous to not be treated or is there a treatment?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it normal to always have a consistent high blood pressure? What the cause? And what is the best practice to reduce it. Thanks
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
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
Is it possible to ever get off blood pressure medicine? What tests need to be done to know the cause of high blood pressure?
When training how high blood pressure is Okey? How high does it have to be before you would be concerned for the aorta?
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
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
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