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HBP with COPD

I am 75 years old with mild to moderate COPD for which I take no medication.  My blood pressure can be between 130 to 152 over 82 to 90.  However 1 to 2 hours of fairly intensive tennis it is 101/63 or an hour after alcohol intake is 90/53.   Does that make any sense?


This discussion is related to High BP but Low pulse rate.
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Hello,
In COPD there may be high blood pressure in the arteries which bring blood to the lungs resulting in pulmonary hypertension.COPD also increases the risk of heart attacks. I will advise you to consult a physician for your high blood pressure. Low salt diet and medications for lowering blood pressure may help. Stay away from stress and go for a walk every day. Do keep me posted.
Best wishes and regards!
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