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is hypertension or hypotension more common

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
21 years experience Family Medicine
Hypertension: Hypertension is elevated blood pressure from a variety of causes, but particularly aging, obesity, poor diet, etc all make it worse or start younger. ... Read More
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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Hypertension: Far and away...Not even in the same ballpark.

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Hypertension: Hypertension is high blood pressure. Hypotension is low blood pressure.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Hypotension: Often occurs suddenly and may cause fainting.It is associated with hypoglycemia and paradoxically caused by sugar in the diet. Hypertension is high BP ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
55 years experience Cardiology
Opposite: Hypertension is too high of a blood pressure and hypotension means the blood pressure is too low. So they are opposite. However, both can affect your ... Read More
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Dr. Laura Anissian
21 years experience Internal Medicine
HYPER AND HYPO: Hyper means elevated, and hypo low - therefore hypertension upon standing means the blood pressure goes up and hypotension means the pressure goes dow ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
LIGHT HEADED : FEELING often described as dizziness when standing up from a lying position ...is a symptom of postural HYPOtension.. HYPERTENSION is almost always ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
None: Difficulty in breathing by itself will neither cause Hypertension or Hypotension There are different causes of difficulty in breathing and a person's ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Labile bp: Wide fluctuations of bp may be related to fluctuations in heart rate. They an occur with anxiety, exposure to cold, presence of tumors which secrete e ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
49 years experience Family Medicine
There is not one: I am not aware of anything you can make it home that would be useful for emergency treatment of blood pressure problems.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Multiple causes: the most common cause would be inappropriate dosing of long acting anti-hypertensive medication or thyroid/endocrine disorders. You must keep a journa ... Read More

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