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Does baroreflex failure always cause high blood pressure spikes? Whats the main symptoms?

Does baroreflex failure always cause high blood pressure spikes? Whats the main symptoms?

No it does not: Baroreflex or Baroreceptor reflex is one of the body's homeostatic mechanism that helps to maintain Blood Pressure at nearly constant level
It provide negative feedback when BP goes up for some reason and it reflexively causes the heart rate to decrease'And if BPdecreases it does the reverse and thereby maintain aconstant Blood Pressuse .
But it does not cause high blood pressure spikes ...Read more

Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Hypertension (Definition)

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


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Can l-tyrosine cause a blood pressure spike?

Can l-tyrosine cause a blood pressure spike?

Not usually: Studies in animals and humans suggest that tyrosine with reduce diastolic blood pressure, instead of increasing anything. ...Read more

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Anger causes blood pressure spike temporarily?

Blood pressure: Anger response is usually a catecholamine drive which increases heart rate and blood pressure while the emotion is flaring. ...Read more

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Why does my blood pressure spike out of know where?

High Blood pressure: I have a number of patients whose blood pressure is just fine except when they come to the office. Anxiety can certainly elevate blood pressure. Try to get multiple blood pressure checks. Get your own machine take it to your doctors office to validate your results with the doctors. When I do that if the two blood pressures are about the same i will base my decision on the results they get at home. ...Read more

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I have 24/7 anxiety disorder i am trying to check my blood pressure spike to 144/88 and 144 heart i am trying to check my blood pressure but i cant?

I have 24/7 anxiety disorder i am trying to check my blood pressure spike to 144/88 and 144 heart i am trying to check my blood pressure but i cant?

Anxiety: Are you under the care of a physician? Do you actually have high blood pressure or are you checking it because you have anxiety about your health? Are you saying that your pulse is 144? It sounds like you need medication or at least a really good strategy for managing your anxiety. If your doctor hasn't told you to check your blood pressure, I think it your case it would be better not to. ...Read more

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What are common symptoms of high blood pressure?

What are common symptoms of high blood pressure?

Hypertension symptom: Dull headaches, blurred vision, shortness of breath, headaches, dizziness, fatigue, or a few more nosebleeds than normal. Unfortunately, there are not often symptoms and that is why some refer to it as the "silent killer.". ...Read more

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Which symptoms do you get if you have high blood pressure?

Which symptoms do you get if you have high blood pressure?

Usually none: Most people with high BP dont get symptoms, until they have a heart attack or a stroke (part of brain dies from bleeding into it). That is why high blood pressure is called the "silent killer." however, some people have headache, blurry vision, chest pain, or out of breath with very high blood pressure. ...Read more

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What would cause a spike in high blood pressure? From normal to 220 -103

What would cause a spike in high blood pressure? From normal to 220 -103

Many things: Stress, anxiety, pain, sleep deprivation, anger, during resistance lifting(some of the highest blood pressure recorded have occurred during power lifting maneuvers), missing blood pressure lowering medications. Each case needs to be look at in detail to have a better sense of the possible cause(s). ...Read more

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What causes high blood pressure spikes?

What causes high blood pressure spikes?

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 more

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Consistent high blood pressure but no symptoms. What to do?

Check up: If your blood pressure is high, you need to see doctor to work up for the reasons and have treatment. The earlier to control your blood pressure, the better outcome will be. ...Read more

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What are the symthoms for high blood pressure? It runs in my family.

What are the symthoms for high blood pressure? It runs in my family.

Usually nothing: For the majority of patients, high blood pressure is silent. Sometimes, when pressures are high enough, patients will feel tired or have a headache. Make sure your physician is aware of your family history. ...Read more

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If at all i feel no symptoms of high blood pressure, is there still a problem?

If at all i feel no symptoms of high blood pressure, is there still a problem?

Yes: The high blood pressure will cause a lot of life threaten problems sooner or later.
Take from me i did suffer from that my self.
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On high blood pressure, are there other foods that can cause blood pressure spikes like starches or grains?

Salt: Salt does cause fluid retention and therefore increases blood pressure. Very low blood sugar can cause release of adrenaline which raises blood pressure, other than that, I do not know of any interaction with particular foods. ...Read more

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Can a pheochromocytoma be discarded if I have all the symptoms but no high blood pressure or if this is only paroxystic?

What symptoms: Blood and urine testing for hormone levels is needed. Symptoms are suggestive but unreliable and not very specific. Further testing may be required if hormone levels are abnormal. Normal blood pressure does not exclude the possibility of the disease. ...Read more

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Symptoms of high blood pressure?

Symptoms of high blood pressure?

Sx of HBP: usually there are none. That is the reason I if called the silent killer. ...Read more

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What are high blood pressure symptoms?

Varies - Often None: High blood pressure or hypertension is without symptoms in the majority of patients. One may have dull headaches, shortness of breath, dizzy spells, or more occasional nose bleeds. The major casualty of hypertension results from the longstanding effects of hypertension on the heart, blood vessels, and kidneys, this more likely when blood pressure is very uncontrolled (>180/120 vs 135/85). ...Read more

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What are symptoms of high blood pressure?

May be nothing until: For many years, hypertension is unknown as a silent killer..Because it typically does not have easily recognizable symptoms until late..Such as severe headaches, strokes, heart attacks etc..Chronic hypertension is known to cause atherosclerosis, increases risk of heart attacks/strokes etc..Thus recommended to be treated adequately. So, don't wait for symptoms. Consult your doc early. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of high blood pressure?

What are the symptoms of high blood pressure?

Mostly none but....: In most cases no symptoms and this is a problem because it can lurk up on you and cause heart and kidney disease as well as stroke. Some people may feel flushed, dizzy, pounding sensation in head and headache. Severe high blood pressure can also cause chest pain, shortness of breath, blurring of vision and confusion. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of high blood pressure?

What are the symptoms of high blood pressure?

Generally none: In most cases, you cannot feel your elevated BP even though anecdotally, people think they do. In a hypertensive crisis (bp ranging around >200/>110, more likely >240/>120), one may have confusion (encephalopathy), shortness of breath (heart failure) or chest discomfort (angina). Acute renal failure, which you can't feel, also occurs. ...Read more

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Is there any simptums to high blood pressure?

Symptoms HBP: 55 F asks: Is there any simptums to high blood pressure? ANS: almost never. This is the reason it is called the silent killer. Fist symptom may be drop dead, stroke, heart attach or needing to go on kidney dialysis.
Available for 2nd opinion now. ...Read more

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What symptoms are common in high blood pressure?

What symptoms are common in high blood pressure?

None reliable...: There are few reliable, predictable symptoms of high blood pressure unless it is extremely high or 'too late'. For instance, if way too high, the eyes and brain don't like it and the retina of the eye can thicken or hemorrhage causing visual loss or distortion. Mental status changes and headaches can ensue. At worst, stroke. Mild high blood pressure has no reliable symptoms, so get it checked! ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of chronic high blood pressure?

What are the symptoms of chronic high blood pressure?

May be none: Uncomplicated high blood pressure is often asymptomatic. There may be vague symptoms of headache and if the blood pressure becomes too high, changes in mental status. Most of the symptoms arise from the complications, e.g., heart failure, myocardial infarction, renal failure, stroke, peripheral vascular disease etc. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of high blood pressure?

What are some of the symptoms of high blood pressure?

Usually none: Usually elevated blood pressure does not have any symptoms. In severe cases, it can cause headache, chest pain, or dizziness. ...Read more

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What symptoms typically go along with chronic high blood pressure?

What symptoms typically go along with chronic high blood pressure?

There are none: Hypertension (high blood pressure) typically has no symptoms. This is one of the things that makes it hard to treat. We treat hypertension to prevent strokes, heart and kidney disease. It is frequently involved in diabetes and obesity. People with obstructive sleep apnea often have high blood pressure. While it is associated with all of these diseases, it has no symptoms of its own. ...Read more

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What symptoms of high blood pressure require immediate medical attention?

What symptoms of high blood pressure require immediate medical attention?

Likely any.: Usually this is asymptomatic, but if you have headaches, epistaxis (nosebleed), blurred vision and a history of hypertension, you should see your doctor urgently, as these indicate severe hypertension. If there is no history of high blood pressure and you have these symptoms consistently, particularly if you have all of them, see your doctor immediately. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
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Blood Pressure (Definition)

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


Dr. James Dukelow
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High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) (Definition)

Also known as hypertension, high blood pressure occurs when blood pressure is 140/90 or higher. A systolic blood pressure (top number) is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum contraction and a diastolic blood pressure (bottom number) is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum relaxation. ...Read more