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Doctor insights on: At What Blood Pressure Will You Pass Out

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Blood Pressure (Definition)

Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more


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He has a wide range of blood pressure readings from both high range to low range on both diastolic and systolic. He occasionally passes out.

Syncope: Syncope needs a Workup. At least a history and physical to start with. Can provide in depth answers with more info. ...Read more

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Can high blood pressure make you pass out?

Can high blood pressure make you pass out?

generally no: You can never say "never" but to pass out (become comatose), you would have to have a true severe hypertensive crisis - we're talking > 240/>140 as a ballpark estimate. ...Read more

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I have high normal blood pressure, would i pass a medical to skydive?

I have high normal blood pressure, would i pass a medical to skydive?

No such thing: Jnc7 guidelines are very clear reagarding normal and elevated blood pressure. Normal blood pressure is 140/90 mmhg (130/80 for diabetes). 139/89 mmhg is normal and wouldn't prevent jump. ...Read more

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Coughing till you pass out -desorinted high blood pressure high closterol

Coughing till you pass out -desorinted high blood pressure high closterol

Need treatment: Consult a doctor. You should take biaxin 500 mg twice daily for 2 weeks, Phenergan (promethazine) dm cough syrup one teaspoonful 3 times a day till the cough improves, Allegra 180 mg one tablet at night for 3 weeks. Continue also your present medication for high BP and cholesterol. ...Read more

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Can high blood pressure make you pass out or is that a tia?

Can high blood pressure make you pass out or is that a tia?

No: Passing out is a symptom with many possible causes. Neither high blood pressure nor TIA are causes. ...Read more