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Does Thumping Sound In Ear Indicate That I Have High Blood Pressure
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
Doesn't : It usually doesn't. If you have thumping, you may be hearing your arterial pulse. This isn't as rare as it may seem, since the carotid artery anatomically traverses the bone that houses your inner ear. If your hearing thru air is reduced (by a cold, let's say), then the conduction thru bone is augmented. ...Read more
I had a normal MRI of the head. would that have shown any tumors that could cause symptoms in ear? (i.e. pressures, whooshing sound when swallow)
I have been hearing either a bruit or pulsitile tinnitus in my left ear. Doc does not hear anything. Does that still indicate blocked artery?
High blood pressure. I've never had anything but normal, I have a UTI kidney infection and anxiety. Could these cause high blood pressure?
Anxiety: Certainly can cause increase in bp.Get a more detailed answer ›
I had high pitched ringing and blood rushing sound in ears for years? Is this impending brain aneurysm?!
Bp: It is suspicious for an elevated resistance. You should be checked periodically to see if it really is high. Salt avoidance is important and following with your dr. ...Read more
Sometimes i feel like my heart will explode in my chest could this be from stress? Does that mean my blood pressure is to high?
Not necessarily: It does, however, indicate need for a visit to your primary care doctor. "stress" can indeed create symptoms like chest pressure and even pain, rapid, pounding heartbeat, dizziness, nausea, feelings of choking, shallow breathing, etc. These are all physical symptoms of anxiety, which don't have to be accompanied by the emotion of anxiety. The differential diagnosis is long, so please see dr. ...Read more
Chest pain numbness in arm what does it mean i also have high blood pressure and am on blood pressure medication?
Sounds miserable!: But not serious.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
I have a constant unusual blood pressure of 100/80? What does this pressure mean? My lower number does not drop further than that, the upper drops?
Blood pressure: the most likely explanation is completely normal, can't give guarantee from out here but I would not worry about what you report ...Read more
After my ears were cleaned i hear a low pitched sound in them when the tv plays the pitched sound increases i think its tinnitus but is this cause there no wax in my ears
I : I may have answered this question already so forgive me. Tinnitis is usually caused by an inner ear problem, not wax, and there are directed treatments for it if it is bothering you. Your best bet is to have an ENT evaluation with an audiogram to better understand the cause for this. ...Read more
In my head I have pressure feels like I have fluid in my head that is causes a high sensation of pressure, what could be causing this?
Sinusitis : You may have sinus congestion of an infection which can cause these symptoms. If they persist, see a dr. For a clinical exam, good luck. ...Read more
Have been told that because diabetes runs in my family that I have low blood sugar or diabetes. Does this sound like low blood sugar?
Please clarify: I don't think there is enough information provided to give you a helpful response. ...Read more
Because I have anxiety daily this doesn't mean I WILL get diabetes right? I always have a blood pressure below 120/80 and heart rate below 100!
Right!: There's no relationship between anxiety and diabetes. There's no relationship between your BP and your heart rate and diabetes either. There IS a relationship to your weight and how much you exercise, so try to be at ideal weight and exercise regularly. Exercise is also very good for anxiety so you can "kill 2 birds with 1 stone"! ...Read more
Ihave a whooshing sound in my ear that seems to correlate with my heartbeat I have neck pain tachycardia chest pain intermittent . What can cause this?
Pulsatile Tinnitus: It is hearing heart sounds in one ear or in both ears. Usually the cause is hardening of the arteries including the ones close the ears. Turbulance of blood inside of those arteries (arteriosclerotic) increase because of decreased elasticity of these arteries. High blood pressure make you hearing your heart beats louder. Keep bp and cholesterol under control so the whooshing does not get louder. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 is a condition that occurs when blood pressure is 140/90 or higher. Newer recommendations state that greater than 130/80 should be considered high blood pressure. ...Read more
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