What is Blood Pressure?

Category: Procedures

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Blood pressure is the pressure of the blood against the walls of the arteries. It results from two forces, one is created by the heart as it pumps blood into the arteries and through the circulatory system. The other is the force of the arteries as they resist the blood flow.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

side_effects of Blood Pressure"

Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
3
None
23

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Blood Pressure

Persistent cough 1
Orthostatic Postural Hypotension 1
Sensitivity to sun 1
Hospitalization 1
Hospitalization 1

Dosages

Adherence
Always
17 65%
Usually
6 23%
Sometimes
1 4%
Never
2 8%
Burden
Very
0 0%
Somewhat
0 0%
A little
1 4%
Not at all
25 96%
Cost
$200+
0 0%
$100-199
1 5%
$50-99
1 5%
$25-49
3 16%
< $25
14 74%
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7 patient evaluations for Blood Pressure

toledogranny3
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toledogranny3
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 3
Mania: 1
Emotional: 3
Anxiety: 4
Compulsion: 2
External Stress: Overwhelming
59 F
Function: Low
Distress: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
Bipolar II

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Jan 5, 2011 (Started Nov 25, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Elevated blood pressure: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 21, 2008 (Started Nov 25, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Elevated blood pressure: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: do it at the same time every day
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
sista
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sista
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Mar 12, 2010 (Started Dec 03, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for General health: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: my blood preasure has been low
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 15, 2010 (Started Dec 03, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for General health: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: always check your blood pressure'.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 12, 2009 (Started Dec 03, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for General health: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: take as prescribed.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 13, 2009 (Started Dec 03, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for General health: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: take when perscibed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 12, 2009 (Started Dec 03, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for General health: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: keep a eye on it
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 17, 2009 (Started Dec 03, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for General health: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: keep a eye on it
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 21, 2009 (Started Dec 03, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for General health: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: take as needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 26, 2009 (Started Dec 03, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for General health: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: keep a eye on it
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 12, 2009 (Started Dec 03, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for General health: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: dayley
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
papaw perry
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papaw perry
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: mild
Arms: moderate
Chest: mild
Legs: moderate
I am: n
I have:
ALS

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Apr 11, 2009 (Started Feb 28, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Increase effect of another treatment: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Monitor you're blood pressure and keep a log for you're doctor
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Oct 15, 2008 (Started Feb 28, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Increase effect of another treatment: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Take you're blood pressure regulaely and keep a log for you're physican
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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