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... For some perspective, oxygen easily passes through lung membranes into the blood at sea level. ... (7 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)
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)

... 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)
... on to some impairment of the anotomic transport mechanism for 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... How does altitude affect high blood pressure? ... (0 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)
... reply to me and help. ... (2 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 have for the last two months had a distinctive heart beat in my left ear.It is audible most of the time but has times it goes away.If I lay on the couch and turn my head to the left or if I lie down at night and put a pillow a certain way behind my neck or sometimes when Im outside it can be heard but mostly inside. ... (2 replies)
... I had an appt with my cardiologist this middle of next week and it was canceled until the latter part of October. ... (8 replies)
... Have posted here before about my enlarged heart, high blood pressure and irregular beats. Am stable on meds at present. ... (0 replies)
... reply to me and help. ... (1 replies)
... reply to me and help. ... (2 replies)
... reply to me and help. ... (2 replies)
... I don't think that you will have issues.I moved to a house at 8400 ft..We travel 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)
Short of breath
Nov 4, 2013
... u sit...readings can be normal but upon exertion can cause shortness of breath as more of a load is put on the damaged heart. She may have a build up of water in and around the tissues. ... (6 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. I just recently flew to Jordan which was a 10 hr. flight and a 5 hour flight. ... (1 replies)

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