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Hi, i visited cardiologst and my heart is fine slightly large and said have slight high blod presure, but i hv anxiety and hert beats fast wen in drs?

Hi, i visited cardiologst and my heart is fine slightly large and said have slight high blod presure, but i hv anxiety and hert beats fast wen in drs?

It's common: Some patients tend to have higher blood pressure in doctors office, 'white coat hypertension' probably due to anxiety and your heart rate may get slightly high too. These things are taken in to consideration by the doc. If you have persistent anxiety try relaxations, and consult your pcp, if needed you may be referred for further treatment. ...Read more

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I suffer from high blod presure.I am feelling a bit of a pain in the left arm as well as on the upper left side of my back, could this be a heart attac?

I suffer from high blod presure.I am feelling a bit of a pain in the left arm as well as on the upper left side of my back, could this be a heart attac?

Possibly: You should definitely check with your doctor and see if this is an early sign of heart disease or a heart attack. Although there are other possibilities including muscular strain etc. ..Still you should check with your doctor first. ...Read more

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What is normal blood presure high and low?

What is normal blood presure high and low?

Stages of HTN: 120/80 or less is normal. 120 to 139/ 80-90 is prehypertension when all possible life style changes should be made to prevent hypertension. 140-159/90-100 stage 1 hypertension when usually one medication is started. 160-179/100-110 is stage 2 when usually two meds are started. Over 180/110 is severe hypertension requiring 3 or more meds. ...Read more

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My blood presure was 135/105 is that real high?

My blood presure was 135/105 is that real high?

Depends.: Depends on who you ask. Your systolic BP is ok, but your diastolic BP is high. Am i worried? No. You should measure your BP at home in the am for the next two weeks and take your aggregated numbers to the doc for review. ...Read more

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What is the percentage of sodium in a pint of blood?Daily value?Then why is it bad for you&cause high presure? Thank you.

What is the percentage of sodium in a pint of blood?Daily value?Then why is it bad for you&cause high presure? Thank you.

Water retention: Normal level of sodium is about 140 meq/l. Salt/sodium is essential for health, but many people respond by retaining excess water and rise in blood pressure with intake of more sodium than needed. There is no harm in not adding salt to your food, unless you are sweating excessively. ...Read more

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I would like to ask sometimes my blood pressure increase and sometimes decrease its consider high blod pressure??

I would like to ask sometimes my blood pressure increase and sometimes decrease its consider high blod pressure??

High BP is >140/90: If you blood pressure is consistently above 140/90 that is considered stage I hypertension. I would recommend you take your blood pressure every other day at the same time with a blood pressure cuff. Write this down and then show your regular doctor the results. ...Read more

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What can I do for high blood presure can I take anything

What can I do for high blood presure can I take anything

See a doctor: If you have hypertension no over the counter med or herb is going to help. Seek help!!! Do NOT treat it yourself. Long term, Hypertension may be improved with low sodium diet, weight loss and exercise (but you still may need medications) ...Read more

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Have high blood presure but can't afford meds?

Have high blood presure but can't afford meds?

Walmart list: There are many drugs on walmart's and other stores' lists. Just be sure to let your doctor know you can't afford the medicines he or she is prescribing. ...Read more

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My blood presure jump low to high?

Consult your Doctor: If you have BP which fluctuate from low to high you need to consult your doctor.You did not mention whether you are being treated with any meds for high bllod pressure or any other condition which can effect your bp.So consult your doctor if you need any treatment for it. ...Read more