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Dr. Rick Koch
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22 years experience Cardiology
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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Genetics and diet: Essential hypertension is probably genetic, but too much sodium in your diet, lack of exercise and excessive alcohol intake can all add to difficulty ... Read More
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rupesh Parikh
26 years experience Medical Oncology
Way too high: If that is truly you BP , you need to be on medicine ; normal tests does not mean you can't have essential HTN , and this needes to be treatmed and lo ... Read More
Dr. Joseph Shen
31 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Look deeper: There are multiple possibilities. The first come to mind is kidney problems, the second is hardening of your arteries, the third could be neurological ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
27 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Not really: Although stress may make high blood pressure worse the two are really independent problems. Each should be treated appropriately but a healthy lifesty ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It can be: If your blood pressure is usually normal, and now it is up and you are under more than usual stress, then stress can be the cause of elevated blood pr ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Stress ; BP: "stress" can cause some changes in your heart rate and blood pressure, but these generally normalize when your stress remits. Certain drugs can elevat ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
38 years experience Family Medicine
Blood pressure: There are several things you can do to help blood pressure. Follow the dash diet by lowering your salt intake. Getting enough sleep will help. Some pe ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Woods
30 years experience Psychiatry
Stress and Anxiety: Stress and anxiety often go hand-in-hand. When one begins to stress over something such as blood pressure measurements, they often increase their anx ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Doubt blood HBP: This could be a problem called pigmentary dispersion - which is mostly likely in higher myopes. If this is happening consistently then you should see ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
No: HCM is not an acquired illness and isn't caused by HBP. It's a genetic illness that you acquire through heredity.
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