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Can High Blood Pressure Make You Pass Out Or Is That A Tia
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
I have high blood pressure what can i do to lower it as i have no insurance to go to a doctor i also have had a tia,sezuries,and numerous other problems?
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Do people transient ischemic attack have high blood pressure? Do they have hbd while have the symptoms?
Frequently yes: Tia's often reflect reduced perfusion to the smaller blood vessels in the brain. This happens from persistent vessel wall thickening (an adaptation in chronic htn). In addition to bleeding possibilities (which more typically cause persistent symptoms, not transient), minor fluctuations in cerebral perfusion can cause transient symptoms in patients with thickened, pruned distal cerebral vessels. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I was given cardura 4mg to pass a stone. I don't have high blood pressure. Is it ok to start off at the 4 mg dose or should I start with the 1 mg?
Be careful!: That dose sounds awfully high as a starting dose! you're right - we usually start with the 1mg dose and build up, because the last thing you want is to get up in the middle of the night and fall to the ground because your blood pressure has plummeted from too high of a starting dose. Ask your doctor about Flomax as an aid to passing your kidney stone. Be sure to strain your urine to get the stone! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sister has spells of disorientation, trouble speaking, hands and lip shaking, lasts about 20 minutes or so could this be a TIA she is 40, overweight, battles high blood pressure, is under a lot of stress. My mom has tia's but her symptoms are very differ
A few possibilities: Although the duration might suggest tia, the description raises some concern regarding seizure activity. Certainly, could be associated with hypoglycemia, or even a migraine aura. To sort out, see a doctor soon, get fully assessed, as all the above can be treated and controlled. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Tia (transitory ischemic attack) happens when blood supply to a certain area of the brain gets cut off temporarily. This causes a neurologic deficit - weakness, numbness, visual deficit or difficulty with speech. While TIA usually resolves, it indicates that there is a problem with your heart or blood vessels that can cause ...Read more
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