Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties

193 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

When I exercise, my BP also go up

BP also go up when you Exercise tell me Please my go up to 152/88 and heart rate 138 ?
Fri, 18 Dec 2009
Report Abuse
Question is related to
Medical Topics ,  
  User's Response
's  Response
It's normal for your bp and pulse to rise when you are exercising. By how much depends on what shape you are in, what medications your are on, your age, etc. Generally it's the top number that will rise and less so with the bottom number. What is not normal is that the top number doesn't come down or the bottom number rises after you exercise. If you are healthy it should rebound to normal shortly. Exercise is the best thing you can do to lower your blood pressure if you have high blood pressure to start with. Always check with your doctor before starting an exercise program, especially a strenuous one, and also if your blood pressure doesn't come down much after exercising or you don't feel well. Good luck in health.
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on
 

Related questions you may be interested in

doctor1 MD

does anyone have any advice on a method of keeping your blood pressure low ? I mean is their like a mental technique that anyone knows of that well help with relaxing an individual. I personally get stressed out when going to the doctors and need to go tomorrow and I need to present myself with normal bp i play rugby in college. I m active. I just don t like the doctors office and when i go my bp goes up. im just looking for techniques to learn how to relax. I know all about diet (dash) and exercise. What i was really lookin for was breathing techniques and such to help relax

doctor1 MD

Today at the family planning clinic when the nurse routinely took my blood pressure , she noticed it was high, she retook the reading several times and it came up between 160-174 over 95-99 every time. She tried several things but it didnt seem to bring it down. She did ask me to go back as she said she thought it was a one off but wanted to be sure. How likely is it that high blood pressure like this was just a one off ?? She used both the digital and then the manual to double check and the readings were still just as high I dont drink tea , coffee or fizzy pop and hadnt done anything exercise wise that day , plus beforehand id sat in the waiting room for 30 mins so i cant see any of that affecting it . she just seemed to be really sure it was a one off.

doctor1 MD

I have been to see several doctors, I have had pulmonary test done and everything comes back negative. My heart is in great shape, in fact the heart specialist said it was beautiful, most of the men she see at my age have high blood pressure do to smoking, drinking or high cholesterol. I have none of these issues, however I have high blood pressure or Hypertension. I do not have problem breathing all the time however it seems to connected to my sodium intake. If I do not eat any pre-prepared foods or anything from fast food I do not have too much difficulty if I prepare the food myself. My weight has been the same for eight years at 260 lb. Height 5, 11. I try to exercise when I can, I am on the go all the time, lifting and pulling pallets that weigh about 1200 lbs. each. Can you make any suggestions?

Recent questions on  Heart rate monitor

doctor1 MD

I have been diagnosed with very frequent premature ventricular complex. I have had 4 ECG all borderline or abnormal with different automated messages: 1. probable anteroseptal infarct old 2. negative T wave anterior 3. minimal ST depression . All...

doctor1 MD

I have been diagnosed with very frequent premature ventricular complex. I have had 4 ECG all borderline or abnormal with different automated messages: 1. probable anteroseptal infarct old 2. negative T wave anterior 3. minimal ST depression . All...

doctor1 MD

I thought I was having anxiety attacks that always hit right before a bowel movement. ..I'd get hot or cold , spacey head feeling, increased awareness of heartbeat etc...but got a fit bit for my birthday with a heart rate monitor so ive been able...

doctor1 MD

my son eats alot of fish...tuna, exercises hard each day, does alot of cardio...once had tighten of chest at gym...his ekg was adnormal...doc said maybe sinus bradycardia..now has to go trough 24 hour heart monitor and echo...never took a mercury poison test...should he do so. never had a problem with heart..only one time short breath pulse is 38-46...

doctor1 MD

I was b12 defiecient and anemic and put on iron and weekly shots for b12 for a month then dropped to once a month! Been experecing low heart rate at doctors office 40 s did Ekg came back fine but low heart rate! Put me on heart monitor for two weeks now. Experencing shortness of breath, fatigue, etc! I only take vitamins, calcium, multi vit, iron x2, and the now monthly shot of b12. any suggestions? Is anything I m taking doing this?

doctor1 MD

Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ? Please type your query here...



My blood pressure is excellent, but I woke up last night with a pulse rate of 111. my husband stated go to the ER. My EKG was good, the heart monitor was good, it went down to 87, 82, but I do have a thyroid problem, think that could be the problem. The doctor also stated I had a heart mummer?? that was new :( but can you help me. Then she stated they may be given me to much thyroid medication.