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Blood Pressure Symptoms
Varies - Often None: High blood pressure or hypertension is without symptoms in the majority of patients. One may have dull headaches, shortness of breath, dizzy spells, or more occasional nose bleeds. The major casualty of hypertension results from the longstanding effects of hypertension on the heart, blood vessels, and kidneys, this more likely when blood pressure is very uncontrolled (>180/120 vs 135/85). ...Read more
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
Low blood pressure symptoms due to POTS. On fludrocortisone, how much salt in grams can I safely take to feel better? 5g? Or more?
My grandma, Is having a very low blood pressure. Symptoms: Sweating. Readings below... Sys. 106 mmHg, DIA. 67 mmHg Pulse/min 87. what should I do?
Headache came first?: Mildly elevated BP is not typically associated with headaches. It is a "silent killer." it may be that you have headaches and therefore a slight rise in bp. ...Read more
Depends: For some people, such as an athlete, "low" blood pressure is normal. A blood pressure is considered too low if it can't support normal body functions. Low blood pressure may result in dizzyness, lethargy, confusion, nausea, cold sweats, passing out. Treatment is necessary if symptoms are present. Might be as simple as changing your diet, drinking more water or taking medications. See an md! ...Read more
Low BP: Sodium is not the only thing that plays a role in regulating the blood pressure, the process is more complex than that, if your blood pressure is low and you are having symptoms, like dizziness, passing out and etc you should talk to your provider. Otherwise if you are athletic and exercise your blood pressure would be lower than other people and that's ok. ...Read more
Mild concussion 6 months ago. Seems to now affect vagal nerve cause I've started feeling nauseous. Acupuncturist said I have: weak pulse, low blood pressure. Symptoms seem to add up. What do I do?
Can lack of exercise and high blood pressure produce symptoms similar to attention deficit disorder?
Does not hypoglycemia cause a drop in blood pressure? Some symptoms of hypoglycaemia would be caused by that blood-pressure drop. Is this wrong?
Separate issues: Additionally hypoglycemia is exceedingly rare. Talk to your physician. ...Read more
How could I know if I have high blood pressure? The symptoms of many I've read online I have like abnormal breathing and blurred vusio. When standingup
How long can a male live with an fev of 27, chf, and a non ischemic cardiomyopathy? I also have semi-controlled high blood pressure, stroke symptoms
CHF: Your combination of ingredients is serious. I presume you are under the care of a cardiologist and following his/her program carefully. Diet, exercise and a group of medications together have the potential for maximizing your quantity and quality of life. No one without more knowledge of your status can give you a good prediction of longevity. ...Read more
I have water retention, take hydrochlorothiazide 25mg have low blood pressure with symptoms, its a vicious cycle, what is my best option of treatment?
Dose adjustment: Fine tune dose adjustment (your dr will do it) or a switch to different preparation/brand/ drug/combination will probably help. Tell your dr. ...Read more
Define extreme?: In your age group, the most common cause is benign (or essential) hypertension. This is high blood pressure without a known cause. That being said, heart conditions can contribute, arterial disease, stroke (you'd be having other symptoms), some hormonal imbalances, etc. You should be evaluated by your doctor, who can do some tests to find out what's going on. Good luck! ...Read more
Dubious idea: This is a "pop" diagnosis especially in parts of europe, and some physicians believe in it; it's used to explain a variety of symptoms (including folks I suspect are somatizing / just unhappy); it's not mainstream, and if somebody's symptomatic, i'd look for some other cause. The healthy heart keeps pressure just adequate to perfuse the body; "low" shouldn't be a problem. ...Read more
I have very low blood pressure with very annoying symptoms. How do I get my blood pressure to a normal range?
Blood pressure: Increase salt and fluid intake, wear support panty hose and get your doctor involved, if those things don't help there are medications that can be tried. ...Read more
Heads up houston area doctors. I found an unknown substance in the drink at home. I vomited violently as my blood pressure spike my symptoms were flu like two weeks, violent vomiting with rapidly spiking blood pressure, disoriented, then my sister got sic
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Symptoms: blood pressure 40, blood vomit, pain in chest and face turned blue. What is this? It's causes and precautions. Reply asap
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Low heart rate of 48 and narrow pulse pressure of 24. Is this bad? I don't have any other symptoms. Blood pressure is 102/78.
Likely: Benign. If u wish, check it out wi primary care ...Read more
Why would Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) lower my blood pressure? Yes I have symptoms of low BP not high. Foggy, tight chest, light headed, cold. Only 35 mg.
Trouble sleeping, weakness, tired all the time, leg aches, no energy, weight gain, and low blood pressure. I've had symptoms for months. What?
Symptoms: Several possibilities from physiological to psychological. First need complete workup by your primary care physician to rule out physical causes. ...Read more
For high blood pressure and other symptoms of preeclampsia, what can I do to prolong the pregnancy?
High blood pressure: For high blood pressure anything that you can do to lower your blood pressure will help. Things such as lying in bed, relaxing, remaining calm will help, in addition avoiding salty foods and those with caffeine will also help. The only treatment for preeclampsia is to deliver the baby before other symptoms develop. ...Read more
Depends on degree: Mild or moderate changes in blood pressure will usually not produce any symptoms. However, more significant (or sudden) changes in BP may produce symptoms. Low BP may produce dizziness, weakness or malaise, sometimes with blurry or spotty vision, shakiness or even nausea. Conversely, high BP may produce headache or pulsatilla pressure, sometimes with blurry vision or nausea. ...Read more
Very severe: When BP exceeds 200/120, it approaches a level considered to be a hypertensive urgency or emergency. The symptoms can be angina (chest discomfort), heart failure (shortness of breath), or encephalopathy (confusion and sometimes headache). But understand: headache is common and is infrequently associated with high blood pressure. ...Read more
I just took two blood pressure pills by mistake. Should I be worried? I am not having any symptoms as yet.
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