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virtigo be caused by high blood pressure

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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Possibly : Possible but not often. Key is to get BP under control & see what happens.

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zevitz
36 years experience Internal medicine
Exact number unknown: High blood pressure is the leading cause of all heart disease, but exactly how many heart attacks are caused solely by high blood pressure is unknown. ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Not really: EKG can indicate LVH but is not the diagnostic test of choice for determining LVH. Usually an ECHO is done for that purpose.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Mostly few: High blood pressure of the ordinary elevation will not change anything that you might notice in your eyes. If the blood pressure is staggeringly high ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ray Holt
Dr. Ray Holt answered
27 years experience Family Medicine
No: It can reduce your blood pressure but it shouldn't drop it abnormally low.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
34 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Certain irregular beats do not move blood through the heart effectively and BP can drop.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Definitely yes: Kidney produces renin a hormone that helps indirectly to regulate blood pressure. Reduced blood flow to entire kidney as in renal artery stenosis from ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alon Seifan
12 years experience Neurology
Yes: But it shouldn't cause vertigo, which is severe dizziness with a perceived sense of motion.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Dizzy: Yes BP or thyroid abnormalities could cause dizziness.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mehul Desai
18 years experience Pain Management
Yes: Yes, headaches can be caused by high blood pressure.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Hypertension: It wouldn't rank among the common causes of hypertension.
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
NOT: If high blood pressure caused vertigo, you would treat it by lowering the bp. Unfortunately, high blood pressure doesn't cause vertigo. It is related ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Other way around.: Usually, if not always, the high blood pressure causes the heart condition by sclerosis of arteries due to excess pressure. Eventually, it leads to h ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
57 years experience General Surgery
Basically no: If you mean the BP one measures with the cuff around your arm, this will never cause ruptured veins! ruptured arteries yes especially in the brain. ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Supply demand mismatch, much more frequent with the newer Troponin assay.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
BP of 170/150: Your blood pressure is significantly elevated and is, therefore, poorly controlled. Your hypothyroidism is not masking it. As a young woman, you need ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Duane Berkompas
34 years experience Cardiology
Uncertain: Because hypertension is such a complex problem, there is no doubt that there are published anecdotes of those "cured" by many alternative medicine app ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Yes
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hicks
42 years experience Family Medicine
May or may not: Hydrocephaloous is not caused by blood pressure but the stress of knowing or the headaches may cause blood presure issues. There may also be the prob ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No and no: (1) both ideas are old-fashioned with just a bit of truth. Today, the neuroscience articles attribute both to abnormal patterns of function in the bra ... Read More
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Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience Family Medicine
Not related: Enchondroma is one type of benign (noncancerous) cartilage tumor that appears on the inside of the bone. These tumors usually begin and grow in childh ... Read More
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Dr. John Hammes
27 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Probably: I am not familiar with that particular drug, but it sounds like an anabolic steroid like one would use to build muscle mass. There is no medical reas ... Read More

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