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Doctor insights on: Intermittent Blood Pressure Symptoms

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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

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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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?

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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Can anxiety make ur blood pressure get high when I have anxiety symptoms I notice a lot my BP gets verry high how can I help this im on toporal 100 mg?

Can anxiety make ur blood pressure get high when I have anxiety symptoms I notice a lot my BP gets verry high how can I help this im on toporal 100 mg?

Yes: Anxiety could make your BP high. Then your anxiety attacks should be treated in order to control your bp. Talk to your physician about your anxiety attacks. ...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. Good luck. ...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?

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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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