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Can High Blood Pressure Cause Heart Murmur
I recently found out that I have a heart murmur. Does this mean I have a heart problem? I also have had high blood pressure. I am not overweight.
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
High blood pressure 150/90 and systolic murmur in arote area. Any relations? 35yrs. Was referred to heart cardiology. Any cause? What tests do I take?
Murmur: Murmur is caused by turbulent blood flow. High blood pressure can be associated with turbulent blood flow. Many other things also are associated. Discuss your situation with the cardiologist that you see. A history and exam are the first steps. The cardiologist can explain any additional testing that may be indicated for you. We have lots of possible tests depending on the infomation needed ...Read more
I am experiencing high blood pressure (hypertension), auditory hallucination, red or bloodshot eyes, heart murmur, difficulty thinking and balance...I'm a meth addict, daily for 2 years, .5+ grams. Will these symptoms be reversible if I quit?
Meth: continuing w/meth will only make things worse. You have good change to reverse many of your symptoms when you stop. Your symptoms are like a sneeze when you have a cold, not the underlying issue, which is meth. Please do get health ASAP. Start w/seeing your doctor for safety sake and referrals. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Will a arotic anuerysm get smaller and go away in time, will a heart murmur go away, from a leakage of a heart valve if you lower blood pressure?
I have no symptoms or irregular heart beat. Normal blood pressure and good heart rate. Why would I have a heart murmur?
I have low blood pressure(90 over60) &also have a heart murmur.I often get vertigo and dizzy.could those be causing that?How could I prevent it?Thanks
Low BP.: 90/60 is not low unless you are getting gizmo who you stand. Check BP after you stand and then again after you exercise.. Get back with us with results. ...Read more
Question?: Not sure what the question is. Can they occur ? Yes should it be checked by a doctor? Yes. Could it be serious? Yes. ...Read more
2nd trimester: Most of the blood volume changes occur during the second trimester and continue until 34-36 weeks. Along with blood volume increases, there is a rise in cardiac output. With the rise in cardiac output, the presence of a heart murmur is common. Heart murmur does not necessarily indicate the presence of heart disease, and most pregnant women with a heart murmur have a normal heart. ...Read more
Does a hole in your heart cause vomiting blood? My boyfriend has 2 holes in his heart and a heart murmur would this make him throw up blood?
I sometimes, more often then not, shake and feel really weak for no reason. What could cause this? I do not have blood sugar problems or diabetes, I do have a heart murmur. I eat right i walk everyday..I am shaking to the point i can't hold a spoon at tim
See your doctor: I do not know your age, body habitus or any other risk factor associated with cardiovascular disease. Many conditions can cause shakiness/tremor. Hyperthyroidism, cerebrovascular dz, electrolyte imbalance, parkinson's , essential tremors, medications. Consult your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not the main: Hypertension causes left ventricular hypertrophy and strain and heart failure. Concomitant coronary disease can occur and infarction can happen hypertension is also asso. With aortic tear-dissection and that can involve coronaries and cause infarction. More to the entire story but that' s a start. ...Read more
accepted answer is that LABILE (episodic) hypertension does not cause hypertensive heart disease...I believe that has been "debunked" and the general answer now is that there are medications which regularize episodic hypertension AFTER the REASON for this blood pressure picture is determined and certain medical conditions ruled out!
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Question my heart beat hard slow for a few minutes then back to normal, will high blood pressure cause this I do have it, pulse is 80s ?
Need more info: This symptoms are not unusual but can be caused by normal things and by serious things. You need to see your family physician. ...Read more
Nocturia: Yes. The fluid shifts in the body when one is laying down versus being up and about can be quite significant and this can lead to frequent need to urinate at night. ...Read more
Yes: High blood pressure along with high cholesterol, smoking, diabetes, family history all contribute to the development of atherosclerosis. It is the rupture of these plaques in coronary arteries that causes heart attacks. It takes years to develop significant atherosclerotic plaques. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Impossible to answer: Believe it or not, htn, while a risk factor, is a relatively weak risk factor for heart attack. It's a big risk factor for stroke and congestive heart failure. (also kidney failure). Generally, risk factors must be present for decades to cause a heart attack, thus the "coronary prone age" is usually considered to be >55 for men and >65 for women (with many younger exceptions!). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) (Definition)
Also known as hypertension, high blood pressure occurs when blood pressure is 140/90 or higher. A systolic blood pressure (top number) is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum contraction and a diastolic blood pressure (bottom number) is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum relaxation. ...Read more
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