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I just took two blood pressure pills by mistake. Should i be worried? I am not having any symptoms as yet.

I just took two blood pressure pills by mistake.  Should i be worried? I am not having any symptoms as yet.

It depends: What was your blood pressure when you took the extra medication? The type and doseage of the medication you doubled up on may also make a difference. Call your doctor and check. If you are feeling weak, dizzy, or like you might pass out, go to the emergency room. ...Read more

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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


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My blood pressure is always low ranging from 89/45 to 105/50 is this normal if I don't have any symptoms or issues?

My blood pressure is always low ranging from 89/45 to 105/50 is this normal if I don't have any symptoms or issues?

Normal: Low BP is good as long as it isn't due to an obvious issue such as a gunshot, heart attack, or severe infection. Many people in your age group (20s) have BP in your range - it's healthy. I suspect you may be normal to thin body weight? ...Read more

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Hi, I'm a 23 year old male, my blood pressure is usually between 140-155 and the DIA is from 80-95 but i don't feel any of the symptoms, is it normal?

Hi, I'm a 23 year old male, my blood pressure is usually between 140-155 and the DIA is from 80-95 but i don't feel any of the symptoms, is it normal?

NO: Blood pressure greater of 135/85 or more is considered pre-retention 140/90 is hypertension this usually does not cause any symptoms.see a primary care doctor for evaluation and treatment ...Read more

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What's the symptoms of blood pressure to high or to low?

What's the symptoms of blood pressure to high or to low?

Depends on degree: Mild or moderate changes in blood pressure will usually not produce any symptoms. However, more significant (or sudden) changes in BP may produce symptoms. Low BP may produce dizziness, weakness or malaise, sometimes with blurry or spotty vision, shakiness or even nausea. Conversely, high BP may produce headache or pulsatilla pressure, sometimes with blurry vision or nausea. ...Read more

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How high does blood pressure have to be to cause symptoms and what would they be?

How high does blood pressure have to be to cause symptoms and what would they be?

very severe: When BP exceeds 200/120, it approaches a level considered to be a hypertensive urgency or emergency. The symptoms can be angina (chest discomfort), heart failure (shortness of breath), or encephalopathy (confusion and sometimes headache). But understand: headache is common and is infrequently associated with high blood pressure. ...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?

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?

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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