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Can a tilt-table test plus the adrenaline shot cause problems to patients with pulmonary hypertension?
TTT Pulm HTN: A TTT assesses how your BP/HR responds to standing. Adrenaline is normally released in response to standing to raise the HR. It could have a vaso constrictor effect on pulmonary circulation. Guazzi MD, De Cesare N, Fiorentini C, et al. Pulmonary vascular supersensitivity to catecholamines in systemic high blood pressure. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1986;8(5):1137-1144. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(86)80393= ...Read more
Yes: bisoprolol can be used for high blood pressure or heart disease in diabetes. It belongs to beta-blockers class so potential side effect is that it can hide symptoms of low blood sugar. It depends on individual risk/benefit evaluation to use it or not. In selected patients we do use it. Also if kidneys are slow dose needs to be lowered. good luck! ...Read more
How often should a person in early or middle 30s have heart check ups? No heart problems in familiy, non smoker, normal blood pressure, with anxiety?
With early onset BPH in a 50+ male, with inability to empty bladder in one shot, is it reccomended to take the meds w/side affects or manage
If aromatose inhibitors & ooph can cause osteoporosis, can they also dry out the discs of the spine. I have both problems since ais & ooph?
No: They will not cause disc damage.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can taking psychiatric medications lead to congestive heart failure. I have discontinued meds a while back but feel mild symptoms of CHF and jointprob?
Cardiac Disease: As answered elsewhere, the fda has issued warnings for antipsychotics and certain antidepressants as causing cardiac illness, sudden death or metabolic syndrome in certain populations. The prescriber should monitor the risks and benefits of those agents when being prescribed to a person with coexisting heart disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are bb contraindicated in patients with hypotension? If so, is the "pill-in-pocket" approach preferably? I have SVT & my BP tend to be low 90/60s.
I stopped taking Guanfacine 3 days ago. Is my Autonomic dysfunction (dysautonomia) including impotence reversable and if yes then how? I am suffering with many of the side effects associated with Guaunfacine in addition to my many dysautonomia symptoms.
I have hypertensive retinopathy so do people with this often have sclerosis and vascular changes to other blood vessels as well?
Yes: The small blood vessels in the eye are sensitive "barometers" of hypertensive disease, and reflect the systemic changes seen in other blood vessels elsewhere. Larger blood vessels like the carotid, cardiac and aorta arteries develop atherosclerosis, whereas the smaller retinal, renal, ; cerebral develop arteriolar sclerosis. Blood pressure control is essential for organ protection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I treat erectile dysfunction while on blood pressure meds such as coreg12.5mg and others twice a day narturally?
Can we use antipsychotics for patients with Alzheimer's disease and psychosis knowing that antipsychotics may lead to death in patients with dementia ?
Sometimes, no choice: Antipsychotics are best avoided in managing agitation in dementia. However, if the agitation is the result of actual psychosis i.e., delusions and hallucinations, the risk/benefit ratio often shifts in favor of using antipsychotics, as untreated psychosis itself is a risk of factor for serious injury to self/others. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Is meloxicam safe to take in patients with diabetes and hypertension blood pressure? Someone please help me....
Can propafenone be used in young patients to suppress disturbing pvcs when metoprolol and verapamil don't work as expected?
Can be used carefull: Can be used carefully under the supervison of an internist or cardiologist! ...Read more
How often does High blood pressure (hypertension) occur in people with Alcohol withdrawal syndrome?
Very common in AWS: Alcohol withdrawal (AWS) is hyperadrenergic state. In it, a lot of adrenaline & other chemicals run around that wouldn't otherwise be released. High Blood Pressure (requiring clonidine & other medication) is VERY common & part of the "AWS treatment package" in many medical centers. Clonidine also stabilizes the heart rate, which can be increased. TTYD or use HealthTap Prime if you experience AWS. ...Read more
Is risperdal .5 mg dose safe for an elder patient with alzheimer's and vascular dementia? I read this drug can cause sudden death in elder patients.
No: According to all studies so far, any antipsychotic used for the purpose of treating behavioral problems or psychosis related to dementia is associated with earlier stroke-related death. This occurs regardless of the antipsychotic and the dose. There are some studies that have shown some antipsychotics to be safer than others (like quetiapine) but those studies are small and inconclusive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How often should a person in middle to late 30s have heart check ups? Heart problems in family, smoker, normal blood pressure, with anxiety?
Start with....: ....Once a year medical check-ups. Then if your md has any concern about you, they can refer you to a cardiologist who can determine if there is any need to see you more frequently or even at all. ...Read more
What cold/ sinus medicines can I take safely with both hypertension and bad tachycardia (hr usually runs 120-150) even with a beta blocker?
Cold/Sinus meds: Hello, I have had many patients ask me the same question but they usually only have hypertension. With your additional unstable cardiac dysrhythmia, i would recommend you to avoid using any otc medications without first discussing these possible medications with your cardiologist. Otc suggestions like even a saline nasal wash can induce a new dysrhythmia. ...Read more
Taking viagra/levitra daily for a patient suffering erectile dysfunction due to hypertension, will that cause heart attack or stroke when taking pde-5?
Hypertension: Meds could be cause of problem. See pcpc for cardiac wk up. ...Read more
Does chronic hypertension cause serious problems in older age like stroke etc. Even after taking medication? How to prevent it?
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