A 48-year-old male asked:
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good bp until living @ high altitude then a year later things spiralled out of control. when back @ sea level didn't need meds. altitude reaction?

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Dr. Jagdish Mishra
37 years experience Cardiology
Possible: Altitude can have a lot of effects including rise in BP (relative hypoxia) and also more radiation exposure.. However, your BP rise could be incidental and might have nothing to do with the altitude.
Answered on Apr 8, 2018
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