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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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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
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14 years experience Infectious Disease
What about it: Not sure what this question is about.
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Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
What is high BP?: A level of blood pressure that has been proven to shorten ones life and a level of BP that if treated prolongs ones life. The best is to be below120 ... Read More
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Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
BP definition.: The blood pressure is the resistance to blood flow through the body. The higher number is the resistance when the heart pumps, and the lower number i ... Read More
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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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Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
BP definition.: The blood pressure is the resistance to blood flow through the body. The higher number is the resistance when the heart pumps, and the lower number i ... Read More
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
High blood pressure : Blood pressure is the force of blood as it flows through the walls of the arteries. It is measured as mm of mercury. There are two numbers to it . Th ... Read More
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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.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Hypertension: Blood pressure over 140/90 is considered high blood presssure.
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christo Wagenaar
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HT: Please make an appointment with your GP, he/she will explain to your all causes and give you the right direction to maintain it

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