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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Real Martin
48 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Very high blood pressure can cause heart attacks, stroke and mini stroke.
Dr. David Brouwer
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Get evaluated soon: Yes, uncontrolled hypertension can cause several concerning symptoms. If blackouts are occurring, medical attention is needed asap. The risk for strok ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin McCannel
30 years experience Retinal Surgery
Yes, but : It is more common to have blackouts form too low blood pressure. Please have your blood pressure checked, and if not normal seek treatment.
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Dr. Matthew Goren
32 years experience Ophthalmology
It can be: You should be evaluated.
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
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
BP GOALS: BP GOALS. In the US A LARGE trial in certain older patients and those who were treated to <120 did better than those treated to 140.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
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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