How can hypertension/high blood pressure cause bradycardia?

Several mechanisms . 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 intra-cranial 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 edit.

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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...

Resting pulse between 41-60 and blood pressure 140/70. Can hypertension cause bradycardia?

Not really. Not usually. It would be important to get an EGG and find your underlying rythm. Maybe there are some conduction abnormalities or issues with your Sinus node. Have in mind that if you don't have symptoms, no treatment necessary for bradyardia. Unless you have a heart rate lower than 40 and depressed ejection fraction usually <40% . Read more...

I have p a hypertension I'm taking orentitram along suppose to take adempas with it three time day Is this the med that I've got to deal with for how long will it get better in time and what causes the high blood pressure in the lungs how does it start

The cause of. idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension is unknown. Not sure if this is your diagnosis or if you have pulmonary hypertension due to heart or other lung disease or chronic blood clots. Narrowing and/or destruction of your small lung arteries raises pressure impairing blood flow through the lungs. The meds you are taking are typical. It will not improve with time. Work closely with your doctors:) Read more...

Brain MRI shows I have lesions on frontal lobe and sinus bradycardia. I have high blood pressure and pulse of 56. Passing out. Severe back painfatigue?

Brain. I am not sure how the lesions on the frontal lobe are causing your heart problem unless they are very large. You blood pressure issues and low pulse are likely due to the heart and need to be evaluate by a cardiologist. The brain lesion should be evaluated by a neurologist or neurosurgeon to see if it needs treatment and also if it might be causing the heart issues. Read more...
What's the question? What is that lesion? It may be related to the back pain. Read more...

Can you tell me which are the signs of hypertension (high blood pressure)?

May have no signs. Most people with hypertension may not know they have it as there may not be any symptoms.And most of the time it is diagnosed when you visit your doctor.But some may have following symptoms 1headaches 2fatigue 3vision problems if BP is too high you may have 1chest pain 2 shortness of breath 3irregular heart beat 4severe headaches. Read more...