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Is headache a symptom that your blood pressure is too high

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Blood pressure: Normal blood pressure is systolic blood pressure less than 120 and diastolic less than 80. You would have an elevated systolic blood pressure and stag ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
3 pronged approach : Lower daily sodium intake, regular exercise, and lose weight by changing up your diet with the help of a registered dietician. You may need a change i ... Read More
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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Brazilion butt lift: No there is no risk as your BP is controlled and you will be doing special exercises and that will not cause any ill effect.
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Cardiac risks.: Your age and associated cardiac risks must also be assessed. If you are over the age of 50, you may be asked to undergo a cardiac evaluation or cleara ... Read More
Dr. Diana Metzger
29 years experience Cardiology
Not high risk: There are 2 categories for the bbl - gluteal exercises and fat sculpting surgery. I would never recommend surgery without exercise, too. Exercise is ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
50 years experience Cardiology
Merits an evaluation: Two of the pressures mentioned are clearly very high; the 3rd pressure is quite low. It merits a careful visit to ones doctor to attempt to clarify t ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Average: If that's your average BP while not taking any meds, then you don't need to start any medication.
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience Cardiology
Have doctor review: Treating BP often involves a trial and error approach w meds. Close followup w your doctor, and careful followup of your home readings at different ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not: If your pressure is normal on the medication, that indicates that it is doing its job. You should not stop it if it is working, or without consulting ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Kanter
20 years experience Geriatrics
Nothing: One single blood pressure reading is no sufficient to make a diagnosis. Diastolic BP of 81 is not suggestive of hypertension.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Hypertension : You already have a diagnosis of hypertension confirmed by your elevated bp. Your systolic BP (sbp), the first number, should be less than 140 mm hg. Y ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Hypertension : You need to have this discussion with your doctor who knows you and your history and evaluation data. Usually hypertension treatment is long term.
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