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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
29 years experience Cardiology
Blood pressure: At times everyone has elevated blood pressure, this may be due to anxiety, stress, anger or even eating a big meal. You need to be treated for hypert ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
May be: Occasional high blood pressure readings can be erroneous, measuring technique, size of cuff, timing, position, etc.. Occasional pains in left arm can ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Clemens
37 years experience General Surgery
Yes and no: There is no relation to high blood pressure. The capillaritis (pigmented brown spots) and the venous ulcers are related. Most patient's with disease o ... Read More
Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
VENOUS ULCER: There is no connection between high blood pressure and venous ulcers. Venous ulcers are due to high back pressure in the veins usually due to malfunc ... Read More
Dr. Paul Skudder
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
Most can be helped.: Venous ulcers & discolored skin (capillaritis) result from venous insufficiency, unrelated to BP. Another doc answer said "incurable," which is no ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
31 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Blood pressure: Yes if it is elevated so much this will need evaluation and treatment
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Exercise & weight lo: Exercise & weight loss for starters.
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nassir Azimi
23 years experience Interventional Cardiology
No: High BP can give headaches but these are not migraines. Migraines however can raise blood pressure as any pain through increased adrenergic state.
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Dr. Roy Arnold
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Drug interactions: St John's Wort can interact with many drugs including antidepressants, anticoagulants antiretrovirals and hormones. I would not recommend taking it if ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Romano
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Beer with metoprolol: The CYPP450 enzymes in the liver work on metoprolol. At low levels of alcohol, the CYP450 enzyme in the liver is not used much, but at a high level o ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
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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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