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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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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 to do about high pressure?

What to do about high pressure?

Eval: If you have hypertension it is important to see your doctor. If it is mild it might be controlled with diet & exercise. However, you may need antihypertensive medications. ...Read more

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What can high pressure do to the body?

What can high pressure do to the body?

ALOT: Sometimes people with markedly elevated blood pressure may develop: headache, dizziness, blurred vision, nausea and vomiting, and chest pain and shortness of breath. Heart attack, heart failure , stroke or transient ischemic attack (tia), kidney failure, eye damage with progressive vision loss; peripheral arterial disease causing leg pain with walking (claudication). ...Read more

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Best medication for high bold pressure. Female 62?

Best medication for high bold pressure. Female 62?

That depends: There is no one best blood pressure medication based on age or sex. The choice of blood pressure medicine depends on several different factors including your race, severity and what other medical conditions you may have like allergies, diabetes and heart or kidney failure. Therefore the only person who can determine this is your doctor. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more

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Iam 35 yrs. Iam suffering from high pressure . What is my best way to get relief ?

Iam 35 yrs. Iam suffering from high pressure . What is my best way to get relief ?

Weight loss, diet: First, if you are overweight, reduce to ideal body weight. Second, reduce salt intake. Third, go see your md, you may also need blood pressure lowering medications. ...Read more

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Why is my hubby having to take tablets for both high and low pressure? I need some advice.

Why is my hubby having to take tablets for both high and low pressure? I need some advice.

This is weird: "Low blood pressure" in someone who's out walking around in the ordinary world isn't a bona fide illness. This may be a case of a common truism -- seeing too many physicians. You can't make his health care decisions for him, but you can develop your own discernment for charlatanism. ...Read more