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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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I have dilated Cardiomyopathy, my BP is 87/47 and I have a headache. I'm currently on lisinopril and carvedilol. Should I be concerned about the BP?

I have dilated Cardiomyopathy, my BP is 87/47 and I have a headache. I'm currently on lisinopril and carvedilol. Should I be concerned about the BP?

Low BP cardiomyopathy: I have dilated Cardiomyopathy, my BP is 87/47 and I have a headache. I'm currently on lisinopril and carvedilol. Should I be concerned about the BP? ANS: may be part of the weakened heart of cardiomyopathy. I would discuss with your team there. ...Read more

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I have had for 6 months a "band headache"/vice on my head. Can stress do this? Iam on lisinopril 5 mg and hydrochlorothazide 12.5mg.Tx

I have had for 6 months a "band headache"/vice on my head. Can stress do this? Iam on lisinopril 5 mg and hydrochlorothazide 12.5mg.Tx

Absolutely: Stress can absolutely cause headaches, as can uncontrolled high blood pressure. You should buy a home BP monitor and track your blood pressure to make sure it really is controlled on that medication. Routine exercise is a good way to lower you blood pressure and reduce your stress. ...Read more

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I am 43 years old, l, v a headache at the back of my head. I, v a pressure not less than 130/90 . I take lisinopril 5 mg +hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg?

I am 43 years old, l, v a headache at the back of my head. I, v a pressure not less than 130/90 . I take lisinopril 5 mg +hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg?

Adjust meds : Headache still may be symptom of hbp as diastolic number is borderline high. Low salt diet, exercise and weight loss are first step. Next is a visit to your md to see if meds need to be adjusted up. Do not treat hbp by yourself. ...Read more

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I have had a mild tension headache and mild tinnitus for the last 10 days. If I take analgesics it gets better. Im 44 male take lisinopril for HBP.

I have had a mild tension headache and mild tinnitus for the last 10 days. If I take analgesics it gets better. Im 44 male take lisinopril for HBP.

Question?: From what you write - it's hard to guess your question. Glad that analgesics help and if your doctor approves use in combo w/ your other meds it's fine. Aspirin may not be the best - but ask your Dr. ...Read more

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Woke up feeling really tired after 7 hrs of sleep, chest discomfort, and a headache cause? History: htn pcos provera (medroxyprogesterone) lisinopril hctz

Woke up feeling really tired after 7 hrs of sleep,  chest discomfort, and a headache cause? History: htn pcos provera (medroxyprogesterone) lisinopril hctz

Getting ill?: That is more than likely the cause in someone your age. Especially if you start coughing. There are lots of viruses going around this time of year. Did you get your flu shot yet? That is important too. If it gets worse and you get a high fever you should seek care, otherwise comfort measures are usually the norm for the first few days. ...Read more

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56 yr old blood pressure 165 /75 ekg was ok, terrible headaches the last 8 wks doctor prescribed lisinopril 5 mg a day. Can he take advil (ibuprofen) for headache?

56 yr old blood pressure 165 /75 ekg was ok, terrible headaches the last 8 wks doctor prescribed lisinopril 5 mg a day. Can he take advil (ibuprofen) for headache?

Yes, but: Don't use excessively or for too long, as chronic use may > risk for developing coronary hart disease. Tylenol (acetaminophen) used as directed safe, no risk of hart disease;but xcessive can cause liver problems.Concerned that ur Bp still too high. Keep daily record of ur bp and review with ur doc to adjust meds accordingly. Headache from HBP usually caused by higher pressures than urs, but it may be related. ...Read more

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Sharp neck pain both sides radiates to left arm w/a moderate headache & mild nausea have htn hist:htn pcos lisinopril hctz provera (medroxyprogesterone) 17 f 206lbs ?

Sharp neck pain both sides radiates to left arm w/a moderate headache & mild nausea have htn hist:htn pcos lisinopril hctz provera (medroxyprogesterone) 17 f 206lbs ?

Cervicogenic HA: By its definition a cervicogenic headache is any headache which is caused by the neck disorder. Usually the pain is on one-sided and in the initial stage of the disease has a “come and go” frequency. Then slowly transforms in a continuous pain. The pain is dull, aching, and moderate to severe and radiates between the shoulders, down one or both arms, and toward the head (headache).See painmanag. ...Read more

Dr. Atique Mirza
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Prinivil (Definition)

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Dr. Atique Mirza
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Zestril (Definition)

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