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Can heart burn be a sign of high blood pressure?

Can heart burn be a sign of high blood pressure?

Don't ignore hrt brn: Not generally. However very high blood pressure can give chest pain which some people describe as heart burn. Please talk to your doctor about it. What you may perceive as heart burn may be a symptom of heart disease. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali
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Hypertension (Definition)

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


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Can high blood pressure be a sign of kidney problem.

Can high blood pressure be a sign of kidney problem.

Hi BP sign of CKD?: 43 F from CA asks Can high blood pressure be a sign of kidney (K )problem. ANS: Yes. But it depends on the type of kidney disease. The most severe BP will be if you have a narrowing of one of the arteries to K. Every time you lose a bit of kidney from some diseases BP goes up and salt 2 much salt is the key. Salt will drive BP very high I specialize in this . Happy to do 2nd opinion and help. ...Read more

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What would be the cause of having a normal blood pressure but a fast heart beat.

What would be the cause of having a normal blood pressure but a fast heart  beat.

Sinus tachycardia: There are a host of conditions that will cause a rapid heart rate .The heart will often respond to an external stimulus like anemia pain fever over active thyroid and a few others. ...Read more

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Can you have diastolic heart failure with low blood pressure? Is BP getting lower a sign of progression of the hf?

Can you have diastolic heart failure with low blood pressure?  Is BP getting lower a sign of progression of the hf?

You can: You can have diastolic heart failure with any blood pressure. Lower BP (or higher) is not an indication that the hf is worse (or better). In other words, BP is not a marker for the severity of hf. ...Read more

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Can blood pressure indicate heart attack and bleed on the brain if so would it be high or low?

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Can blood pressure indicate heart attack and bleed on the brain if so would it be high or low?

No, not reliably: Consequences of heart disease or stroke on blood pressure and visa versa, the effect of blood pressure on the heart or brain, is not uniform. Clearly markedly elevated blood pressure is a risk for stroke and increases the work on the heart, but patients with normal blood pressure can still experience a stroke or have a heart attack. There are many other factors to consider ...Read more

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Can high blood pressure be a symptom of some chemical inhalation?

Can high blood pressure be a symptom of some chemical inhalation?

Yes: Many chemicals can cause an increase in blood pressure. The good news is that once exposure to the chemical stops, blood pressure should improve! ...Read more

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Can lightheadedness and fast pulse be a sign of coronary heart disease?

Can lightheadedness and fast pulse be a sign of coronary heart disease?

Coronary disease?: While these symptoms can be seen with coronary disease, they are somewhat nonspecific. In other words, they can be seen with many diagnoses, such as dehydration, vasovagal episodes, anxiety, etc. If you are worried, i would talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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His symptoms cardiac dysrhythmias have blood pressure low heart rate and general malaise could this be a fib?

His symptoms cardiac dysrhythmias have blood pressure low heart rate and general malaise could this be a fib?

Palpitations : You need to be seen by a cardiologist and have them perform an ECGS, basic bloodwork. You may need a Holter monitor to further assess these dysrhythmias. If symptoms are getting worse go to the nearest ER. ...Read more

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Can it be that a blood sugar reading of 215 cause low blood pressure?

Can it be that a blood sugar reading of 215 cause low blood pressure?

No: Very high blood sugars cause an osmotic diuresis which will cause low blood pressure (even shock) but 215 isn't high enough unless it's been there for a very long time and you're not drinking fluids normally. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have low blood pressure and a high pulse rate ?

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Is it possible to have low blood pressure and a high pulse rate ?

Yes: Most commonly seen in dehydration, but blood loss, medications, certain illnesses and metabolic conditions can be the underlying cause. Especially if symptoms present, seek medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Can high blood pressure be caused by?A heart condition?

Can high blood pressure be caused by?A heart condition?

No.: There is no primary cardiac condition that produces hypertension. Uncontrolled high blood pressure frequently causes heart disease however. ...Read more

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Can suffering from a toothache be the cause of a really high blood pressure?

Can suffering from a toothache be the cause of a really high blood pressure?

Maybe: If the toothache is accompanied with anxiety of having the tooth treated by visiting to a dentist, then it can cause a higher blood pressure. Anytime there is an infection in the body, it may cause higher blood pressure. However, this doesn't mean that there could be other causes for the high blood pressure. It is better to see your primary care doctor, as well as your dentist to determine cause. ...Read more

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Can heart burn be a sign of high blood pressure?

Don't ignore hrt brn: Not generally. However very high blood pressure can give chest pain which some people describe as heart burn. Please talk to your doctor about it. What you may perceive as heart burn may be a symptom of heart disease. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Fisher
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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


Dr. Al Hegab
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High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) (Definition)

Also known as hypertension, high blood pressure is a condition that occurs when blood pressure is 140/90 or higher. Newer recommendations state that greater than 130/80 should be considered high blood pressure. ...Read more