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Can High Blood Pressure Make You Pass Out Or Is That A Tia
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
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?
Obamacare: If you don't have the means to purchase insurance then, you do have the ability to sign up for Obamacare. Why not check into it which people have been talking about for months/years now. Not sure why you wouldn't've tried signing up? Also, you may solicit assistance from your state if you do not have the means to purchase coverage. More questions? Write to: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more
Do people transient ischemic attack have high blood pressure? Do they have hbd while have the symptoms?
Yes: High blood pressure is a common risk factor for tia. Patients having TIA often present with high blood pressure as well. Since TIA is often caused by lack of blood flow to the brain, the body tries to elevate the blood pressure to ensure proper perfusion of the brain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
I was given cardura (doxazosin) 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 (tamsulosin) as an aid to passing your kidney stone. Be sure to strain your urine to get the stone! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My father accidently had taken300mg of seroquel (quetiapine) and100mg of tramadol. He has heart problems, tripple by pass, and high blood pressure, what should I do?
Is he awake?: Is your father awake? And what doses of these medicines has he been prescribed? These amounts could be in a normal range, although more than he's used to taking. If he's awake and feeling fine, he may have no sequelae. Please call your father's own physician and ask advice -- s/he knows your dad & how these meds typically affect him. Take him to an er if anything at all seems amiss. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) (Definition)
A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure (top number) and a diastolic blood pressure (bottom number). The systolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum contraction. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum relaxation. Ideal blood pressure is 120/80 or lower. High blood pressure, or hypertension, is 140/90 or higher. ...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
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