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I have lung disease and on exertion very breathless. My heart races when walking etc. My pulse is erratic and I have very low blood pressure also diab?

The question is ? To get the most out of this public site, you list background information and ask a related question. You have listed a few health problems but no clear question. You are welcome to start over, but keep these items in mind. Read more...

Is the blood pressure in the lungs separate from the heart blood pressure?

Yes. Oxygen poor venous blood flows to the right side of the heart. It is then pumped into the lungs, and from there goes to the left side of the heart which pumps it into the arteries to the entire body. The commonly measured pressure is the arterial pressure from the lt side of the heart. The pressure in the lungs is from the rt side of the heart, is much lower, and takes an echocardiogram to measure. Read more...
Blood pressure. The heart pumps blood into two circulatory beds. One is the pulmonary or lung bed and the other is the systemic or 'rest of body' bed. Because the pulmonary bed has less flow resistance, the normal pressure in the lung bed is lower than that in the systemic bed. So yes the pressure in the lungs is separate from the pressure in the systemic circulation. Right heart pressure is lower than left heart. Read more...

Pain in chest at heart area. Too much burps. Have gerd. Blood pressure normal. What it could be?

Prob not heart. young female without diabetes or HTN. You (i assume) are still having periods you did not mention any significant family history or high cholesterol. The reflux may be poorly controlled and this may also be causing some esophageal spasms. Go see your FP or a gastroenterologist for labs,upper GI,EGD etc. Take your antacid daily not just she you need it. If you are already doing that take 2 until . Read more...