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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?
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?
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?
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?
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Many: Many medications can be used for this depending on your overall history. Some common ones include lasix, (furosemide) aldactone/spironolactone, ace inhibitors (e.g. Lisinopril), arbs (e.g. Losartan), and nitrates. This requires a discussion with your doctor who knows your history well. ...Read more
Heart failure : The heart consists of four chambers, left and right atriums, left and right ventricles. Left heart failure means the left ventricle fails to work, meaning failure to pump out the blood flow to meet the body demanding. It can be caused by cardiomyopathy, severe aortic stenosis or severe mitral valve regurgitation, etc. Essential HTN is opposite to secondary htn.That means no cause found now. ...Read more
Go see your doctor: Ask for a holter monitor if u have heart flutter every day or a loop recorder if only a few times a week or month. That will help determine what's going on when your "heart flutters". It could be nothing or it could be something. Also check your thyroid (TSH) while there. And ask if beta blocker is an appropriate blood pressure medication to help control flutter. Ndhp calcium channel blockers, too. ...Read more
Several Causes: Most people with hypertension (85-95%) have a genetic predisposition (primary hypertension). The remainder of people with hypertension have the condition secondary to some other underlying condition such as renal parenchymal disease, renal vascular disease, hyperthyroidism, cushing's syndrome, primary aldosteronism etc. Pregnancy also can cause hypertension in certain women. ...Read more
Why do sometimes i hace appetite discomforts linked with hypertension(tahicardia), fast heart beats ?
If you heart got dilated because of hypertension, would it go back to normal when treated? In a young person?
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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