Heart Disease Community
blood pressure fluctuations kidney failure
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to angina, angioplasty, arrhythmia, bypass surgery, cardiomyopathy, coronary artery disease, defibrillator, heart attack, heart disease, mitral valve, pacemaker, PAD, stenosis, and stress tests.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

blood pressure fluctuations kidney failure

My dad has wildly fluctuating blood pressure: from over 200 when we worry about stroke, to very low and he cannot walk safely. He had a renal angiogram to check an arterial stent for clogs, but they found nothing there. His kidneys are failing now. Doctors cannot explain the blood pressure changes that are taking away his quality of life.
Related Discussions
690060_tn?1247845341
sorry to hear about your dad. Are you pushing him on losing weight and exercising?

Just a thought: how about Imdur for only those periods when BP is high? And coffee or caffeine pills for when it's too low. An anesthesiologist will give epinephrine when BP goes too low during an operation. Caffeine could suffice in everyday life.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Top Heart Disease Answerers
976897_tn?1379171202
Blank
ed34
watford, United Kingdom
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
skydnsr
159619_tn?1318997813
Blank
erijon
Salt Lake City, UT
63984_tn?1385441539
Blank
Flycaster305
97303, OR
612551_tn?1247839157
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Occupant
IL
MedHelp Health Answers
Blank
BloodPressure Tracker
Monitor Your Blood Pressure
Start Tracking Now
Blank
HeartRhythm Tracker
Track your Heart Condition
Start Tracking Now
Recent Activity
10555961_tn?1411011933
Blank
69_F100_Ranger commented on photo
6 hrs ago
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
Ashkaikyl88 commented on When Your Cold Is Not...
6 hrs ago
1755089_tn?1376057155
Blank
drewlevas uploaded new photos
12 hrs ago
Heart Disease Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating Control: How to St...
Aug 28 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
Top Heart Disease Answerers
976897_tn?1379171202
Blank
ed34
watford, United Kingdom
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
skydnsr
159619_tn?1318997813
Blank
erijon
Salt Lake City, UT
63984_tn?1385441539
Blank
Flycaster305
97303, OR
612551_tn?1247839157
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Occupant
IL