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I have sweating arm pits and nervous do I have hypertension?

I have sweating arm pits and nervous do I have hypertension?

Not necessarily,: But it doesn't hurt to get your blood pressure checked on a routine basis. It should be checked during most office visits to physicians, and you can go to many fire/ems stations to get a free check from a trained person. ...Read more

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Dr. James Krick
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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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Why would my doctor prescribe me lisinopril for hypertension and anxiety/nervousness if one of the side effects is Nervousness/anxiety!!?

Why would my doctor prescribe me lisinopril for hypertension and anxiety/nervousness if one of the side effects is Nervousness/anxiety!!?

ACEI: Miracle BP Pil: Lisinopril is an Ace Inhibitor, most patients love it. It is not for anxiety (unless hypertension brings on anxiety in an individual. It is not the best med for a patient w asthma/copd-smoking, ACEI can exacerbate these). If you dont tolerate Lisinopril there are meds called ARBS, and several of these are generic as well. I do not know much about your history, so I cannot comment further ...Read more

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Does hypertension cause excessive sweating or hot flashes?

Does hypertension cause excessive sweating or hot flashes?

It can: As more nor-epinephrine/epinephrine(adrenaline) is released it causes the arterioles to constrict and increase your blood pressure(hypertension) and hot flashes. ...Read more

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My infant is sweating during feeding, can this be a sign of pulmonary hypertension?

My infant is sweating during feeding, can this be a sign of pulmonary hypertension?

Possibly: Could be pulmonary hypertension. It could also be from a respiratory problem, heart problem, or in fact (and hopefully) nothing at all. I strongly recommend you take your child to see the pediatrician as soon as reasonably possible (not an emergency, but during day hours). ...Read more

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What can cause a fast heart rate, high blood pressure especially diastolic and nervousness?

What can cause a fast heart rate, high blood pressure especially diastolic and nervousness?

Many things: This can be either due to heart or non-heart reasons. Of heart causes, would consider a tachyarrhythmia (e.g. Svt, atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter) - would need an event monitor to check this. Also consider some other causes (not a comprehensive list due to space limitations for answers, but more commonly tested): hyperthyroidism, anemia, illness, pheochromocytoma, or panic/anxiety attack, . ...Read more

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Symptoms: constant shakes, nausea, spacey, dry mouth weakness, tiredness, no sex drive, nervousness, high blood pressure/ cholesterol, diabetes type 2?

Symptoms: constant shakes, nausea, spacey, dry mouth weakness, tiredness, no sex drive, nervousness, high blood pressure/ cholesterol, diabetes type 2?

Need evaluation: There are many potential causes for symptoms like these -- some dangerous. Your best care would start with thorough medical evaluation. Please see a doctor asap. ...Read more

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Dr. Morton Levitt
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Perspiration (Definition)

Perspiration or sweat is the production of watery fluid from the skin to help regulate the ...Read more