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Does high blood pressure cause insomnia or other sleep disorders..?

Dr. Irv Loh Dr. Loh
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Does high blood pressure cause insomnia or other sleep disorders..?

Other way around: Sleep disturbances, especially sleep apnea, can contribute to hypertension and its attendant risks. Managing the sleep disturbance can help ameliorate the hypertension. ...Read more

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Anorexia Nervosa (Definition)

An emotional disorder characterized by an obsessive desire to lose weight by refusing to ...Read more


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Is their any antidepressant that won't cause weight gain or affect heart rhythm/blood pressure?

Is their any antidepressant that won't cause weight gain or affect heart rhythm/blood pressure?

Yes, possibly: But there are also individual responses to consider. Wellbutrin (bupropion) is a possibility that comes to mind, but it will not help anxiety. (you list anxiety on your other information). Lexapro is relatively weight-neutral also, and does not affect bp, etc. ...Read more

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Does hoodia gordonii cause heart problems and drop of blood pressure?

Does hoodia gordonii cause heart problems and drop of blood pressure?

Possibly : The true side effects are not know, but a few observational studies suggest cardiovascular side effects.We know its an effective appetite suppressant, but long term consequences remain unknown. Authenticity of the product should also be questioned. ...Read more

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Can stress, anxiety, and elevated heart rate from emotional confrontations cause hems to develop and or rupture? Also, does elev. Hrt rate increase bp?

Can stress, anxiety, and elevated heart rate from emotional confrontations cause hems to develop and or rupture?  Also, does elev. Hrt rate increase bp?

Hemorrhoids: Are more often related to severe and chronic constipation, straining at stool, obesity, pregnancy, anal intercourse, and low-fiber diet. Heart rate and blood pressure can increase during times of stress and anxiety. But elevated heart rate is not the cause of increased bp. Psychologists and psychiatrists can help you with stress and anxiety. ...Read more

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Does pot cause momentarily high blood pressure or long term?

Unknown: The long term effects of pot haven't been systematically studied and are largely not known (yet). ...Read more

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Does modafinil cause increase in blood pressure or heart rate?

Does modafinil cause increase in blood pressure or heart rate?

Tachycardia is: Not uncommon. Lower the dose or stop it! BP problems are not a major issue! ...Read more

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How often does High blood pressure (hypertension) occur in people with Alcohol withdrawal syndrome?

How often does High blood pressure (hypertension) occur in people with Alcohol withdrawal syndrome?

Very common in AWS: Alcohol withdrawal (AWS) is hyperadrenergic state. In it, a lot of adrenaline & other chemicals run around that wouldn't otherwise be released. High Blood Pressure (requiring clonidine & other medication) is VERY common & part of the "AWS treatment package" in many medical centers. Clonidine also stabilizes the heart rate, which can be increased. TTYD or use HealthTap Prime if you experience AWS. ...Read more

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Can too much masturbation/sex and resulting hormone imbalance/vessel stress cause blood pressure&heart rate problems? If yes how does one fix them?

Can too much masturbation/sex and resulting hormone imbalance/vessel stress cause blood pressure&heart rate problems? If yes how does one fix them?

No: To the extent that you are involved with self sex to the exclusion of other productive activities, the obsession impairs your chances at those productive events.By itself it does not mess up your hormones or blood pressure, but obsessive behavior can lead you to ignore proper nutrition,sleep and exercise, resulting in poor health. ...Read more

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Why does high pressure system cause migraines?

Why does high pressure system cause migraines?

Changes: Migraine is frequently triggered by changes in your environment-atmospheric pressure is one example. ...Read more

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Does binge eating cause an increase in your heart rate?

Does binge eating cause an increase in your heart rate?

Yes: Blood flow to intestinal area increase and hr will increase to compensate and keep blood flow to other organs. Not a good habit to develop. ...Read more

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Does severe alcoholism and pain pills drug abuse cause erectile dysfunction ?

Does severe alcoholism and pain pills drug abuse cause erectile dysfunction ?

Of course they do: To have good erections as the years go by, one must maintain great physical and mental health. I repeat, one must keep in great shape mentally and physically. After getting rid of the alcohol, drugs, and any significant psychological stressors, one can work with his primary care doctor to see what else can be done. Cialis, Levitra, (vardenafil) and Viagra are available, but first get into good health. ...Read more

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How does high blood pressure cause impotence?

How does high blood pressure cause impotence?

NOT cause and effect: Both are due to a common cause that your autonomic (automatic) nervous system is unbalanced and you have dysautonomia. Commonest acquired cause is poor diet and you may have diabetes that also is associated with ed. Try a supplement of b complex + magnesium + multivitamin and get rid of all forms of sugar and sweetreners. ...Read more

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Does chest pressure which continues for days indicate heart problems or can this be anxiety? Can emotional episodes cause dangerous effects on the he

Does chest pressure which continues for days indicate heart problems or can this be anxiety?  Can emotional episodes cause dangerous effects on the he

Chest pain mixed bag: A good reason for going to an ER to evaluate chest pressure in anyone over 50 with risk factors for coronary artery disease is because its hard to distinguish emotional from physical causes of pain without further testing. ...Read more

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Does Zoloft (sertraline) has affect or can raise blood pressure.?

Cardiac SE's: Although zoloft (sertraline) can in rare instances cause cardiac disturbances i was not able to find blood pressure changes as a possible side effect. ...Read more

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