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what is the meaning of transient hypertension

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Hypertension: Transient hypertension describes episodes of high blood pressure that may come and go but are not persistant.

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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience Cardiology
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh answered
48 years experience Cardiology
May be normal: If the elevated blood pressure is truly transient, it may just be "white coat hypertension", induced by anxiety or stress. Although not entirely beni ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Haynes
36 years experience Endocrinology
Needs watching: Blood pressure is very variable, increasing in response to stress, waking up, cold temperature, alcohol, decongestants, eye drops, and others. Transie ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Sahn
52 years experience Pulmonology
Increased respirator: Increased respiratory rate.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Bress
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Very important!: Hypertension is major risk factor for stroke. It can also lead to kidney failure and congestive heart failure. Even severe hypertension may not cause ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Bradycardia: Bradycardia is slow heart rate.....less than 60 beats a minute is bradycardia
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Bradycardia: Bradycardia is slow heart rate.....less than 60 beats a minute is bradycardia
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Dermatosclerosis: An autoimmune disease that affects the blood vessels and connective tissue; fibrous connective tissue is deposited in the skin.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See below: Painful leg cramps that are not caused by peripheral artery disease (true claudication) but rather by spinal, neurologic, or orthopedic disorders, suc ... Read More
A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
20 years experience Family Medicine
Tough to treat: Labile hypertension would loosely be defined as blood pressure which is highly variable, going very high very quickly and down with the same speed. T ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Roos
41 years experience Pediatrics
Hypoglycemic seizure: The most common type of seizure that a diabetic can have is one set off by a low blood sugar, usually below 40 mg/dl. A diabetic is usually somewhat ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Very significant: Hypertension - under any other name - is still hypertension - deal with it wisely.
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
U mean essential ?: I think you mean essential hypertension . This is high blood pressure that has not been explained by a secondary cause. These secondary causes may be ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
Pressure in artery: It is the pressure in your arteries when the heart is relaxed as opposed to the systolic pressure which is the pressure when the heart muscle contract ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
7 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No underlying cause: Primary hypertension, also called essential hypertension, means high blood pressure without a known underlying cause. It is diagnosed with two separat ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Anemia: Anemia is a conditon where your hemoglobin is less than the normal range of hemoglobin. The normal range for female-between 12-15 and normal range for ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
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Dr. Gary Pess answered
39 years experience Hand Surgery
RA test: This test measures rheumatoid factor, which is an antibody in the blood that's present in many people with ra. It is not absolutely diagnostic as it i ... Read More
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A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Witt
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Many organs effected: Think of high blood pressure as stressing almost every organ and vessel in the body (increases wall tension of vessels and increases plaque build-up). ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience Geriatrics
Exacerbation of COPD: COPD stands for "chronic obstructive pulmonary disease": emphysema and or chronic bronchitis. "acute" means "of recent onset". These patients have st ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
Muscle not dead: The nuclear picture of the heart shows a hole in the muscle during exercise (stress) but not at rest. The muscle is alive and not permanently damaged. ... Read More

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