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High Blood Pressure Dizzy Nausea
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
This could be a sign: of many different things. It is nearly impossible to determine your concerns over the internet. Seek a health care professional for evaluation of your symptoms and concerns. ...Read more
Get evaluated soon: Yes, uncontrolled hypertension can cause several concerning symptoms. If blackouts are occurring, medical attention is needed asap. The risk for stroke, heart attack, congestive heart failure, aortic dissection are all emergencies that can be provoked by very high bp. There are excellent meds to lower bp, both in the acute phase in the hospital and as a routine outpatient med. Please get evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diet: Hbp rises due to eating a diet full of salt and water. People with hbp have difficulty excreting excess salt and water. If a person with hbp eats a diet filled with salt (hamburgers or steaks) and fluids (excessive coke or beer), then they will see a spike in their blood pressure because they can't get ride of this extra salt and fluid normally. Not taking your meds will lead BP spikes as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dehydration.: This is why you need to hydrate yourself adequately before, during and after exercising. Especially if you are exercising in a hot environment. See if this improves with adequate hydration (water and/or electrolyte replenishment drinks). If not, then schedule a visit with a Cardiologist for an evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Help needed: It is common for heart rate to increase when blood pressure falls. This combination can have a variety of causes. It may rise from dehydration (from protracted vomiting and diarrhea); low blood volume (internal bleeding), or adrenal hormone deficiency. Fatigue may result from the low blood pressure. ...Read more
Heart condition: This is likely a heart condition that needs to be evaluated asap. When the heart is not working efficiently or effectively, the heart may not pump as fast as it should or as strong as it should. This will limit blood flow equaling low blood pressure. This will cause less blood flow going to the brain and hence causing dizziness. ...Read more
While on holiday in mexico, i experienced sudden extreme dizziness, nausea, sudden high blood pressure (normally it is low), racing pulse. What is it?
I am experiencing pale skin, generalized weakness (side: both) , nausea (severity: moderate) , dizziness, high blood pressure (hypertension) and s...
Hypertension: Go to the doctor and be checked. ...Read more
On amlodopine for high blood pressure.I feel dizzy not right. Was on felphidine but took off for no reason as was ok on that.
Medicine tolerance: Ask to be put back on prior medicine. ...Read more
Have always had dizziness & momentary loss of vision when standing up; been told I have high blood pressure for my age when 16, now 20.
HBP in children: If you have been hypertensive since the age of 16 you should be considered for secondary hypertension, i.e., hypertension caused by an identifiable cause. The most common in your age group as renal parenchymal disease, coarctation of the aorta of hyperthyroidism. While they may be other causes, these are the most common for your age group. Please see a neprhologist so you have a diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am suffering from dizziness and dr said it is head congestion. My cold is better but dizziness persists. I suffer from high blood pressure?
Dizziness vs vertigo: Depends on what you call vertigo. Is it sensation of "spinning" related to head position change or is it lightheadedness. Does it start upon standing up? The causes of dizziness are multiple. Of course your blood pressure has to be checked, by evaluation by neurologist is necessary especially if symptoms persist. ...Read more
Yes: Blood pressure medication lowers blood pressure and if BP goes too low (usually less than 100 systolic) the low pressure can cause dizzyness when standing or getting up from lying or sitting position. BP normally does not drop when changing position but may with these meds or if salt and water depleted ("dehydrated"). If severe can cause passing out and injury. Check with MD. ...Read more
Blood pressure last night my dad felt dizzy and blood present was 138 and 100. He has high blood pressure history. What can we do to help lower?
Need to see Dr: If you mean his BP was 138/100, that should not have caused dizziness at that level in someone w/high bp, so should see dr for exam / testing to identify what is cause and to get BP med rx. Home/self-treatment very unlikely to get that range BP to normal levels. Good luck! ...Read more
I'm 32 and I have had 2 mini strokes i get dizzy a lot i'm on high blood pressure pills was wondering what else i could do to help with dizziness?
My partner have dizzy spells for past week when standing up or looking up..he does have high blood pressure..he worries is somethin seriously.his 50?
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more
Hello Doctor, I had an episode where I felt irregular heartbeat followed by dizziness and high blood pressure?
Whats wrong i have retetnion of fluid esp. on antidepressants . i am post menapausal . severe dizziness an high blood pressure .causin anxiety . help?
Go see ur family doc: Unfortunately, you didn't mention/list your medications, aside from omeprazole, some of which can cause fluid retention. Too much blood pressure medication can also lower BP excessively leading to dizziness which can then cause anxiety. So tell your family doc about your concerns and ask about adjusting your medication regimen. Good luck! ...Read more
My mom has high blood pressure and has been complaining of dizziness for two weeks. What should we do to help?
Dizziness and HBP : You mother may be suffering from changes in blood pressure and she also may have heart problem manifesting as an irregular heart beat. She may also be anemic. If she is your mother, she may be in her 60's and old enough to develop heart problems. Have her see her physician to check her blood pressure, get some blood sent to a lab and have her see a cardiologist to evaluate her cardiac rhythm. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How can I manage my minor high blood pressure problem? Do i need to take pills? In only 22 years old. I have dizziness & constantly feel numb!
Good habits: Minor high blood pressure can sometimes be controlled with a healthy diet and exercise, and avoiding salt. I do not expect dizziness and numbness to be caused by slight blood pressure elevation. That would require a more complete history and physical exam to diagnose. Feel better! ...Read more
Was just told I have high blood pressure, haven't been going to tge gym because feeling dizzy. Is there anything I can do to get better? Thanks
Feeling dizzy/dazed after taking prenatals is it normal I have high blood pressure and have had it all my life but today it was very high 157/91 ?
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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