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Can blood pressure spikes cause an enlarged heart

A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
It is unlikely that: stress and anxiety will cause an enlarged heart but it is not health for you in other ways. Consider obtaining counseling to help you with your anxiet ... Read More

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
The commonly: accepted answer is that LABILE (episodic) hypertension does not cause hypertensive heart disease...I believe that has been "debunked" and the general ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Stress management: Frequent spikes in blood pressure (labile hypertension)are harmful but may not cause enlargement of the left ventricle such as occurs in longstanding ... Read More
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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
That heart: is pretty weak but nobody knows the prognosis for certain
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Call your Doctor: Neither. Please contact your physician. This is a medication management issue and your physician needs to be contacted, not the er.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Smith
39 years experience Psychiatry
Probably not.: Unless blood pressure is very, very high, it does not tend to pose an immediate risk. High blood pressure otherwise tends to pose a cardiovascular ris ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
High BP must go down: Intermittent BP of 180/124 is very high. Panic attacks must be treated soon. Yoga & meditation will help you. Google & see what type suits ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
You have normal test: Your throid tests are within normal range, we do not know what your test results were before starting the levo0.25 levothyroxin therapy can cause palp ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Anxiety: Are you under the care of a physician? Do you actually have high blood pressure or are you checking it because you have anxiety about your health? ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably not: So your cardiologist shoukd look into other reasons

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