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Why Does My Blood Pressure Go Up When I M Sick
Lost my insurance I get it back on the 1st only have 4 blood pressure pills left what do I do? Am I going to get sick without them?? Help plz
You can ask your: Pharmacist to review your current medications and suggest cheaper alternatives, since you will be paying cash. With the new suggested alternative and cheaper High Blood Pressure Medications, call your physicians Nurse and explain your situation. Give the nurse the suggested alternative meds, along with the Pharmacy telephone number, & request the Doctor call in the new prescriptions. ...Read more
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
How much can your blood pressure rise when you are sick? If I normally have a BP of 120/82 and it is 150/100 when I am sick, i'd that ok or no?
Pain often raises BP: But your doctor is in the best position to advise you to either treat or watch that changed pressure. ...Read more
Yes: Never adjust your own meds. Call and talk to your dr first. Messing with your meds unsupervised can lead to serious adverse events. ...Read more
Not great: Should treat the patient not the numbers, but even if a teen-twenty-something female athlete, 85/63 is on the low side. Lack of symptoms keeps it from being an emergency, but if you continue to get readings in that range, should discuss with your dr to be sure not indicating a problem that needs addressed. ...Read more
I would like to know what lowers high blood pressure fast when you're feeling sick like passing out?
I'm really sick got a steriod shot and been real red and flushing and my blood pressure is up a little is this normal after the shot?
Yes: These are all normal side effects after a steroid injection. ...Read more
Hello like to ask im on metoprolol 25 mg for past 2 mon now I feel sick and my blood pressure gose up again 166/ 109 some days 154/105 should I take 3
You can try this: If your pulse isn't too low but circle back with your prescribing physician as your BP is too high. ...Read more
If I take coricidin cough and cold and I don't have high blood pressure, will it effect me adversely (I'm taking it for the right reason, I'm sick)?
Safe medication: For a young healthy person a short course of over the counter medication is unlikely to be harmful. The other side of that, though, is that most OTC meds aren't very effective. For a serious cough a prescription medication might be best, but if the cough is minor you're better off to try home remedies. Look here for ideas: http://commonsensehome. Com/home-remedies-for-coughs/ ...Read more
I've been feeling real run down. Mums been sick with strep theist told docoter who I saw last week. Asked to do blood test. Blood pressure. Etc?
My husbands temples started swelling allot when bending after he got sick & high blood pressure pills given to him seen many drs many tests no help?
Frustation: That's very frustrating and I can appreciate your helplessness but it isn't going to be diagnosed in an online forum limited to 400 characters. He needs to see another local doctor. ...Read more
I was out all day and exposed to direct sun for 4 hrs, I fainted twice after that and had low blood pressure and pulse, am I badly sick?!
I have felt very dizzy and sick for 2 days. My blood pressure is jumping from 160/52 to 99/50. The first when I stand. My normal BP Is around 130/80
BP rise: It's normal and healthy for BP to rise when you stand. This generally occurs after a transient drop (lasting a few seconds). The initial drop is due to the effect of gravity on your circulating blood volume. The rise that follows is due to activation of your autonomic nervous system which constricts veins in your pelvis and legs. Hope you feel better - rest and drink plenty of fluids. ...Read more
Is eating 1 egg a day plus the yolk bad for my high blood pressure? If it is ill stop but I heard the yolks is very healthy for the brain
Eating 1 egg a day including the yolk will not risk your blood pressure. And yes, nutrients in the yolk are healthy for your brain. These include omega-3 fats like dha, and also choline.
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PVC: Premature ventricular beats or PVC is one of the common causes for feeling skipping heart beat and is benign in most instances. However since you feel ill you should be see your doctor soon. ...Read more
Blood pressure: Usually falls a LITTLE bit with standing, but it can be considered normal if it rises as well. The key to both is....how much? When you stand up, an automatic/autonomic response is triggered that causes the blood vessels to constrict so that you continue to get enough blood circulating when challenged by gravity. However, if drops or rises more than 10-15 mmHg, you need cardiac eval. Good wishes:) ...Read more
Probably: If you already have problems with blood pressure then yes! We recommend a 2 gram sodium diet for patients with BP problems. The average american consumes around 18 grams a day! Way too much. Keep salt low regardless having elevated blood pressure. Unless you're a long distance runner who needs plenty of electrolytes or you have some strange condition that requires your body to keep a high salt. ...Read more
Yes: Try this little experiment: measure your bp. Now stick your hands in a vat of ice water and hold them there for 10 minutes. Now check your BP again. Voila! (this is called the "cold-pressor" reaction). (aside: it works if you stick your face in the water too!). ...Read more
White Coat syndrome: There is a term for people who do this. It is called white coat syndrome. ...Read more
Not usually: If this product contains only vitamins, it will not raise your bp. But many otc vitamin products contain certain herbs as well, some of which may be stimulants, and those can raise your bp. Check the ingredients or ask your pharmacist to do so. ...Read more
Why does my blood pressure sometimes go up to 138/96 and sometimes down to 90/58 when all my life it's normal has been 110/75? What's going on?
Normal variation.: BP varies normally in response to external stimuli. Variation such as you describe is completely normal. ...Read more
Yes: Any stressor can raise your BP including excessive fatigue. ...Read more
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