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Blood Pressure
Jun 15, 2009
... What is the effect of altitude on blood pressure. I am border line high blood pressure and spend a moderate amount of time at an altitude of 6000 ft. ... (0 replies)
... Does Altitude Affect Blood Pressure (0 replies)
... How does altitude affect high blood pressure? ... (0 replies)

... how does altitude affect high blood pressure (0 replies)
... Yes, it does. May be problematic at 7000 ft. for some people. (1 replies)
... does high altitude effect blood pressure (1 replies)
... A problem at the altitude you describe wouldn't be any problem if your heart rate and blood pressure is under control and no respiratory problems. ... (7 replies)
... For some perspective, oxygen easily passes through lung membranes into the blood at sea level. ... (7 replies)
... year old on medicine for moderately high blood pressure will be traveling to New Mexico. Anyone know whether a change in altitude from sea level to an elevated area affect the blood pressure and if so, how? ... (7 replies)
... Have posted here before about my enlarged heart, high blood pressure and irregular beats. Am stable on meds at present. ... (0 replies)
... Thanks for the comments. I wonder whether carrying a small bottle of oxygen would be beneficial (if oxygen is permitted on airlines), considering that Santa Fe at about 6800' is not all that extreme; or whether a compromised delivery system could still lead to a deficiency. (7 replies)
... r oxygen, a deficit of oxygen compromises lungs, heart, etc. There will be an increase in repiration and heart rate to compensate. May be detrimental depending altitude and one's condition. ... (7 replies)
... In general, I look at increased altitude as lowering the pressure on the body and thus releiving resistance on the entire vascular system. ... (7 replies)
... vel to elevations of over 10000 ft from time to time.Other than ears popping and sinus agravation I wouldn't look for a problem.I have heart issues and also high blood pressure like you described. ... (8 replies)
... Is it safe to go to a high altitude if I have a chronic illness like heart disease or lung disease? ... (8 replies)
... I had an appt with my cardiologist this middle of next week and it was canceled until the latter part of October. I have LVD and Afib. We were planning a trip where the altitude is around 5000 feet. In the last two days, my blood pressure has suddenly jumped up while walking shopping with my wife, and another time about an hour after going through 3 sets of lifting... (8 replies)
Short of breath
Nov 3, 2013
... Rapid weight gain when pulmonary edema develops as a result of congestive heart failure, a condition in which your heart pumps too little blood to meet your body's needs. The weight gain is from buildup of fluid in your body, especially in your legs. ... (6 replies)
Oct 9, 2008
... As far as I know altitude should not make that difference. ... (1 replies)
Oct 6, 2008
... I have moderate high blood pressure and it is controlled very well on medication. I walk an average of 3 miles per day and I am in good physical shape. ... (1 replies)
... Guess I'll leave that bottle of oxygen at home and see if I can find some common sense to take with me instead :) Thanks for all the input... K. (7 replies)

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