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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Aspirin: The latest data support that there is no indication and can cause more harm, if aspirin is taken for what we call "primary prevention". Primary preven ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Marged
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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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Increase BP: "Nicotine, found in traditional and electronic cigarettes, has proven to constrict blood vessels, temporarily raise blood pressure and heart rate, and ... Read More
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Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
14 years experience Infectious Disease
What about it: Not sure what this question is about.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Afshine Emrani
28 years experience Cardiology
Over: 130 on top and 85 on the bottom.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
21 years experience Cardiology
Need more info: Ideal blood pressure is less than 120/80. Stage 1 hypertension starts at 140/90.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes? =140+/90+: If systolic (top #) is repeatedly 140 or higher and/or diastolic (bottom #) 90 or higher, then have hypertension (HTN) or high blood pressure. Need to ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
55 years experience Cardiology
See below: The pressure inside the arteries is too high. The systolic pressure is that when the heart contracts and the diastolic is the pressure when the heart ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Pearson-Martinez
20 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Genetics & lifestyle: Essential hypertension is caused by hardening or loss of elasticity of the arteries. It is genetic and runs in families, but lifestyle also plays an i ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Blood pressure: We cure few causes of high blood pressure. We treat almost all with medicines for life.

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