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Does Chronic Hypertension Cause Hellp Syndrome
No: Pih includes both gestational hypertension, which is a benign condition where the woman's blood pressure increases slightly without the associated proteinuria, edema or lab abnormalities found in pre-eclampsia. Hellp syndrome is a variant of severe pre-eclampsia characterized by hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes and low-platelets. Blood pressure may be high as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chronic hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a condition where there is more pressure, or force, within the arteries, causing the heart to pump harder to deliver adequate blood throughout the body. One has chronic hypertension when his blood pressure is higher than 140/90 most or ...Read more
Does chronic hypertension cause serious problems in older age like stroke etc. Even after taking medication? How to prevent it?
Could I possibly have hellp syndrome if I have high blood pressure and am recently getting severe headaches?
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Having had hellp syndrome with child 1 15 yrs ago, am i likely to have complications later with liver or high blood pressure?
I am 34 years old, 105 lbs., eat well and take vitamins. I have chronic hypertension for the past 10 years, even with meds. What could be causing it?
BP readings: The testing for hypertension involves checking your blood pressure on three separate occassions at least one week apart. If you have an elevated top number called systolic >140 and/or the bottom number called the diastolic >90, then you likely have chronic hypertension and should consult your doctor for medical advice. ...Read more
Less risk: High BP(hypertension) is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease-stroke, heart attacks and disease, kidney impairment and atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries with risk of blockages in other areas of body). If you have other risk factors a well (diabetes, smoking, high cholesterol, family history, age) risks of these complications can go up. Each risk factor adds more and more risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I have chronic hypertension, should I double up on my meds to help reduce chances to prevent damage during the flight?
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