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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Pulmonary hypertensi: My experience is that it may or may not recover. There are several variables

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Usually: A really bad atrial septal defect that causes longstanding pulmonary hypertension will damage the vessels permanently (eisenmenger's). Get it fixed no ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Not very : Usually it doesn't go away but if you're overweight and lose about 10% of your weight, you may see a significant drop in your bp. If you smoke or drin ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Yes but: Most blurred vision is not due to HTN and, thus, won't improve with control of the bp. Very severely elevated BP may cause blurred vision and that i ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Meth: continuing w/meth will only make things worse. You have good change to reverse many of your symptoms when you stop. Your symptoms are like a sneeze w ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Campbell
16 years experience Family Medicine
Elevated BP: Hypertension is defined as blood pressure above 140/90 (either value). Normal BP is considered 120/80 with pre-hypertension as 120-140/80-90. For pre- ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
> 140/90: Blood pressure which is elevated to greater than 140/90 on average is defined as hypertension. Initial treatment is to avoid things that might elevate ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
High blood pressure: For an adult, a blood pressure of >135 systolic (the top number) or >85 (the bottom number), when taken at rest and averaged over multiple readings a ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Hypertension: Hypertension is the medical term for high blood pressure. A reading higher than 140/90 is considered hypertension, but 120/80 is considered a desirabl ... Read More
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A -1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
40 years experience General Practice
High blood pressure: High blood pressure, which is also referred to as HBP, or hypertension, is when your blood pressure, which is the force of blood flowing through your ... Read More
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