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Why Does Blood Pressure Go Up While Sleeping
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
Numbers: Those numbers for hr and BP are fine. ...Read more
What happens if I didnot sleep last night and if I take blood pressure in the morning, can it be high?
Yes: If it's high, I wouldn't make too much out of it. ...Read more
Sleep and BP: There is some data that suggest that sleep deprivation can raise blood pressure. When we don't sleep enough, our bodies tend to have overactive fight or flight activity. This can theoretically raise blood pressure. Some sleep disorders like obstructive sleep apnea is shown to affect blood pressure not only by stopping breathing but by the fragmentation of sleep. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Quickly: You should see your doctor right away. Tell the dr. All your current meds, both rx and otc. Tell your doctor your concerns about BP and tell him/her that you want to control your BP to less than 120/80. Don't wait. ...Read more
I get 3 or 4 hours of sleep maximum. I am on anxiety and high blood pressure drugs. My age is 24 y/o. What should I do?
Inadequate Sleep for: Starters. Use good sleep hygiene. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime may include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on comfortable mattress. ...Read more
Blood pressure 137/81 pulse 65 what does this mean I still have to take my remeron (mirtazapine) 45 mg to sleep is it ok?
Ring your prescriber: To determine if there is a reason you should skip your Mirtazapine this evening, and try to establish criteria for when, if ever, your doc would have you skip ur Mirtazapine. It's difficult to say what ur pulse & BP numbers mean, as your targets are not listed. However, these numbers are not at all obviously abnormal. Give a call to ur doc if you think you should skip a prescribed med. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been waking up from sleep with high blood pressure episodes153/93 that last 10mins. I have WPW. But this was not a normal episode.
Sleep Disorder?: Does this happen only at night? Is this happening only when you wake in the morning, or in the middle of the night? If your blood pressure during the day is completely normal, you should consider an evaluation for sleep disturbance. Do you feel sleepy during the day? It might be as simple as a dream that stirs your adrenaline and temporarily raises your blood pressure. Check with your doctor! ...Read more
My blood pressure meds CARTIA n IMDUR are controlling my BP n hr. But I still have a problem when I lay down 2 sleep I feel flip flopping n beat skippin that keeps me awake n not sleep. How 2 treat it?
HTN: Need thorough exam by your pcp to determine the cause & provide tx. ...Read more
High blood pressure problems and now hand seems to be a sleep and won't wake up and felling a little off, should I be concerned?
Yes: I would suggest seeing a physician asap. ...Read more
I get sudden eye pressure and tire/sleep feeling at random points in the day. I have taken my blood pressure when this happens its normal.
Eye pressure: Feeling of sudden eye pressure can be due to (most common to least): dry eye/tear film unstable; one is starting to get sick or virus/bacteria starting to invade sinuses; headache/migraine; narrow angle; high eye pressure; rarely: inflammation in eye; eye infection; tumor in or around eye; more info: firstname.lastname@example.org ...Read more
Does provigil raise your blood pressure? I have high blood pressure. Is it meant to take it once a week as needed? Sleep doc mentioned this medication
Provigil: Provigil is used to treat excessive daytime sleepiness and works for about 12 hours. So you would take it usually when you get up each day. It is unlikely to significantly raise your blood pressure; quite rarely it could raise it a little and your blood pressure meds may be adjusted. ...Read more
Have you ever heard of a doctor prescribing blood pressure meds for a four year old for sleep along with ADHD meds?
I am tired throughout the day and i can't concentrate as well as i used too, my doctor said I have a low blood pressure and i sleep little. What is it?
Low BP and insomnia: Keep discussing your symptoms with your dr. As adequate sleep is paramount to functioning well throughout the day. Getting your sleep disorder treated is important and getting an evaluation as to why you have low BP is also important, as that can be treated too, hopefully making you more alert. Good luck. ...Read more
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