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what causes high blood pressure spikes

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Griffiths
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Diet: Hbp rises due to eating a diet full of salt and water. People with hbp have difficulty excreting excess salt and water. If a person with hbp eats a ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Baroreflex failure: The purpose of the baroreflex control system is to keep blood flow to the brain constant by adjusting heart rate, microcirculation and heart contract ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Circadian rhythm: Is the normal (about 24 hours) rhythm of the brain that is controlled by the night/day cycle. During part of each 90 minute sleep cycle we have about ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diana Metzger
29 years experience Cardiology
Salt: Salt does cause fluid retention and therefore increases blood pressure. Very low blood sugar can cause release of adrenaline which raises blood press ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
BP: No,I would not consider your BP uncontrollable,rather your BP is influenced by stressful situations
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A 82-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: The risks of HTN are multiple and can lead to headaches, cardiovascular disease(including heart attacks), stroke, and so on. The best course of treat ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
No: Your family history makes you more prone to hypertension than an average person on the street and would not be cause of excessive spikes . You can be ... Read More
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A 76-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Many things: Stress, anxiety, pain, sleep deprivation, anger, during resistance lifting(some of the highest blood pressure recorded have occurred during power lift ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Systolic BP 180 high: You need to b e on treatment. Lifestyle modification could bring BP down. Diet- mediteranean diet Daily exercise- start walking For anxiety yoga ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Not usually: Studies in animals and humans suggest that tyrosine with reduce diastolic blood pressure, instead of increasing anything.
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