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Are All Muscle Buildups In Your Heart Due To Hypertension
No: Thickening of the heart muscle or hypertrophy may be caused by hypertension but other causes such as a genetic disorder with congenital hypertrophic myopathy need to be excluded. The echocardiogram is the usual way to determine if your heart muscle is thickened and the degree of regression of the thickening may be used to show the effectiveness of antihypertensive therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure and a diastolic blood pressure. The systolic blood pressure is the maximum pressure the blood exerts on the vessels when the heart is beating. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the vessels in between heartbeats. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, begins when the systolic blood pressure remains above 140 or when the diastolic blood pressure remains above 90. Hypertension can be a result of increased blood flow through vessels or increased resistance to ...Read more
Imbalance, shortness of breath, light headed, dizziness, rapid heart rate, anxiety, hypertension, neck muscle spasm..These are my symptoms, what is it?
Overweight with high blood pressure..could right side back pain that is recurrent (couple months) be a sign of impending heart attack? Or just muscle?
High blood pressure 151/92, fast heart rate (120-140), tingling, tremors, and muscle pain mostly I'm arms and legs. Last 5 days. What is this?
What causes rapid heart beat headache fever muscle aches and tender on right side of neck. I am 39yrs old female with asthma and high blood pressure?
If I have an enlarged heart due to hypertension along with angina, palpitations and breathlessness, does this mean I have heart disease?
Yes. : All heart disease is not created equal, however. Generally, when we talk about heart disease we are speaking if coronary artery disease, which at your tender years, you don't have. You could have a congenital cardiomyopathy or a viral cardiomyopathy of myopathy based on essential hypertension. An enlarged heart and high blood pressure is "heart disease". Talk with your cardiologist for clarifying. ...Read more
How common is primary hypertension and elevated heart rate in a fit 17yr old boy? Is it more common to be hypertension due to a secondary cause?
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
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