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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Absolutely: Actually one of the most common causes for headache. If any other symptoms: blurred vision, nausea, chest pain and depending upon how high is the bloo ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely: Heart issues would be unlikely in your age group, but muscle deconditioning does occur in a couple of weeks of no exercise. Generally high blood press ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Duic
8 years experience Emergency Medicine
Medicine and a dr: There is no good natural remedy to control a blood pressure that high. You should see a physician as soon as possible to control this. Once the pressu ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Marged
43 years experience Family Medicine
Not "cause": In reality we do not KNOW the true cause of high blood pressure. We do know many things that will drive it up in a predisposed individual. Considering ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Griffiths
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Diet: Hbp rises due to eating a diet full of salt and water. People with hbp have difficulty excreting excess salt and water. If a person with hbp eats a ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Blood pressure: Constipation does not cause high blood pressure;.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
32 years experience Family Medicine
No.: It causes low blood pressure as per Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification training.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Real Martin
47 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Very high blood pressure can cause heart attacks, stroke and mini stroke.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Hardening of arterie: Hardening of arteries, increased vascular tone/ resistance. Causes blood pressure to go up. Other associated feature hypercholesterolemia.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Essentially unknown: There are some secondary causes of hypertension but for the most part we do not know what causes hypertension.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience Cardiology
Genetics/lifestyle: More than 90% of HTN is essential (primary) in nature. This implies that it occurs on its own. The remaining 5-10% is secondary htn, which means ano ... Read More
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A 83-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nassir Azimi
22 years experience Interventional Cardiology
Stiffening of : The walls of the arteries. Hardening of the arteries, high levels of hormones such as aldosterone or adrenaline, blockages of the kidney arteries lea ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Blood sugar: Chronic elevated blood sugar generally means diabetes. Diabetes causes kidney disease and resulting high bp.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Hypertension: Sudden hypertension and tachycardia can have multiple causes and deserves evaluation by a physician.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Real Martin
47 years experience Family Medicine
No: I donot think so.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
NOT cause and effect: Both due to same underlying cause.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
High likelyhood: Many patients present to the er with nosebleeds only to find out they have had undiagnosed high blood pressure.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
No : Separate processes
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience Endocrinology
Low blood pressure: Low blood pressure is a common feature of adrenal insufficiency. Overtreatment with too high a dose of steroids can lead to high blood pressure.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Especially in upright position. The low BP may decrease perfusion and oxygenation of the brain
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience Cardiology
Low volume/vasodil: Either low cardiac output due to low or high hr's/low stroke volume or excessive vasodilation. Hormonal problems (like adrenal insuff) could rarely b ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Not usually but: Low blood pressure frequently does.In fact, that's how we tell when BP is too low...When it makes one sick( dizzy, faint).It's easy to tell if BP is t ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience Family Medicine
Both: Both can cause both, buts its good medicne to exclude organic causes first before you blame your hypertension on anxiety.

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