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What is the average of hypertension for mid 30's female? 145-135/90-80 are my average. Do I need exercise or change of food habit?

What is the average of hypertension for mid 30's female? 145-135/90-80 are my average. Do I need exercise or change of food habit?

Youre borderline: If things change further you will need to be on bp medication Id try to curtail some of your diet - fried foods, excess meat, try to lose some weight regular aerobic exercise ...Read more

Dr. Lonnie Smith
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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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Many people think they can feel their hypertension. Maybe it is the inevitable side effects of their medication(s) they are experiencing?

Many people think they can feel their hypertension. Maybe it is the inevitable side effects of their medication(s) they are experiencing?

Hypertension: Hypertension is not something you can dependably feel. Much of the time it may be completely asymptomatic. If someone believes he has symptoms when his blood pressure is up, he should also check the blood pressure when not symptomatic; it may be elevated then too. ...Read more

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What is best med(s) to help control hypertension. 3 month average 170/110.?

What is best med(s) to help control hypertension. 3 month average 170/110.?

Consult MD: You have stage2 htn. Goal: below 140/90mm of hg. If dm or renal disease, less than 130/80 mm of hg. Need lifestyle modification (each down 5 mm of hg) aerobic exercise /daily, eat mediterranean diet, na restriction, limit alcohol, keep ideal bw. You will need drugs-start with arb or acei plus thiazide! ...Read more

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Y is BP in hypertension throughout the following day(s) after intense resistance training? once i do cardio it goes back to optimal. multiple readings

Y is BP in hypertension throughout the following day(s) after intense resistance training? once i do cardio it goes back to optimal. multiple readings

Not likely: First, relax. The blood pressure is not CHRONICALLY exacerbated by resistance exercise, though it may be while doing it. Being worried about it will itself potentially raise your BP. Cardio, or aerobic, exercise will benefit BP in the long term. Your anxiety is likely playing a role in your BP measurements, regardless of the exercise routine. ...Read more

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Symptoms of pancreatitis?

Acute pancreatitis: Upper abdominal pain abdominal pain that radiates to your back abdominal pain that feels worse after eating nausea vomiting tenderness when touching the abdomen. ...Read more

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Symptoms of pancreatitis?

Symptoms of pancreatitis?

Pain: Most commonly people have pain just below the end of the breastbone. It can "stab" right thru to the back. Also people commonly complain of nausea after eating. ...Read more

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How dangerous is pancreatitis?

Pancreatitis : It can be very dangerous depending on the severity. ...Read more

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What is chemical pancreatitis?

What is chemical pancreatitis?

Can mean different: Things to different persons. Some docs refer to a chemical pancreatitis as an abnormal elevation in serum pancreatic enzyme testing(amylase/lipase) without clinical signs like nausea, vomiting, epigastric pain(clinical pancreatitis). Some doctors refer to a chemic pancreatitis as pancreatitis that is due to a chemical exposure. I've seen it used both ways. ...Read more

Dr. Ralph Layman
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Pancreatitis (Definition)

Pancreatitis is an inflammation or infection of the pancreas, causing abnormal secretions or leakage of the digestive enzymes ...Read more