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Hot tubs and aneurysms

I have 6 brain aneurysms, had a bleed and it was coiled. Also have aneurysms on right and left coronary arteries and on the left neck artery. Sorry can't spell it. My wife wants me to her and the neighbors in their new hot tub however if I take a long hot shower I get a headache and dizzy. My wife says I am crazy. I can't ask my doctor lost our insurance last January.
Am I crazy? Is this all in my head to say?
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The hot water causes your blood vessels to dilate, thus dropping your blood pressure. This causes your heart rate to increase to compensate which can cause symptoms like you experience and many more.  In your situation, it sounds like you would be walking into trouble getting into a hot tub. You are not crazy for listening to your body.
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