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Why Does BP Drop During Exercise

Why Does BP Drop During Exercise

Please tell me why my BP drops when i try to walk or do exercise? When i was doing my 6 minute walk for PFT test and my BP got really low!!

A myPHteam Member said:

Cecbrooks
Do you have heart problems too? I googled your question, maybe you should too, but do let your Dr know
Hugs
Pat

posted about 18 hours ago

Sleep Tips And Aids?

Sleep Tips And Aids?

Does anyone have tips on how to get to sleep and stay asleep? This anxiety has me all knotted up. Lavender? Breathing exercises? CBD oil? Melatonin? Thanks in advance.

A myPHteam Member said:

Sorry i was thinking birthday. Lol. Crazy old woman. Getting senile. How are you doing today. The Dr. put me on buspirone helped some butcit takes a… read more

posted 2 days ago

Too Much C02 In My Blood, How Do I Get It Out ?

Too Much C02 In My Blood, How Do I Get It Out ?

A myPHteam Member said:

I have a pacemaker and monitor. My problem is I was told my lead was disconnected, reason for shortness of breath & abdomen palpitations. Why was I… read more

posted 3 days ago

I Have An Internal Medicine Doc And A PH Specialist Would It Be Better If I Had A Cardiologist And A Pulmonologist?

I Have An Internal Medicine Doc And A PH Specialist Would It Be Better If I Had A Cardiologist And A Pulmonologist?

My idiopathic PH is from high blood pressure, untreated for many years sleep apnea and blood clots I had in my lungs1 1/2 years ago.

A myPHteam Member said:

DenSaz I agree with you it is very important to have a good communication with the physician.

posted 2 days ago

Any One Have A Recommendation With Personal Experience In Using A Portable Nebulizer?

Any One Have A Recommendation With Personal Experience In Using A Portable Nebulizer?

I’m looking for a portable Nebulizer that I can take on vacation. I’ll be traveling via car, and looking for one that I can take into a restaurant, can us while traveling in car....etc, I have seen several advertisements, but just wondering if anyone has personal use or experience? Thank you, and God Bless.

A myPHteam Member said:

I got one on Amazon to use on a trip. I don't remember brand. It wasn't expensive and now I seem to have lost a part or two. They are great to have.

posted 13 days ago

What Self Help Do You Recommend To Try To Keep PH From Advancing; PH Specialist To Recommend In SWFL?

What Self Help Do You Recommend To Try To Keep PH From Advancing; PH Specialist To Recommend In SWFL?

Are there things that one can do to help with PH? So far, I really don't have any symptoms but that does not make me worry any less about it advancing. Exercise, special diet, supplements? Also, ideas to help with stress as this is so new to me so I am not sleeping well and my usually low body blood pressure is running quite high. I am currently seeing a PH specialist at Mayo Jacksonville but it is such a long… read more

A myPHteam Member said:

No we are waiting on doing the RHC but I may want to go for it as not knowing is very stressful. Thanks for reaching out.

posted 5 days ago

I Have Depression To An Extent That At Times It Makes Me Impatient And My Wife Instead Of Encouraging Me ,she Just Start Scolding At Me.

I Have Depression To An Extent That At Times It Makes Me Impatient And My Wife Instead Of Encouraging Me ,she Just Start Scolding At Me.

My wife is not supportive I even quit training and no longer active like doing gardening and other things. Please advice because we are Christian and most of the time we pray about it.Still no solutions.

A myPHteam Member said:

Im in the same boat

posted 11 days ago

Is Foot/ankle Swelling An Emergency?

Is Foot/ankle Swelling An Emergency?

Hi All, Just found this wonderful site. My hub has COPD and just of late, we have noticed his feet & ankles are swelling. His pulmonologist noticed they were a little swollen at the last visit, a few weeks ago and said she'd keep an eye on it.

He came in a from his workshop a little while ago, and his feet & ankles look puffy. I had him remove his sneakers & socks, and elevate the footrest on the recliner. He is napping now. This is the weekend (of course,… read more

A myPHteam Member said:

Glad you are getting ready to get some more answers.

posted 17 days ago
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