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Dr. Ana Adelstein
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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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High blood pressure and got pain in neck left side?

High blood pressure and got pain in neck left side?

See a doctor: We can't diagnose the problem without more information, but high blood pressure and left sided neck pain are a concerning combination. If you are are experiencing pain now, see a doctor right away. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of high blood pressure medicine?

What are the side effects of high blood pressure medicine?

Many, but...: Every medicine has its own personality, so to speak. So, it is important to take each medicine separately. It is important to weigh the benefit of treating hypertension vs the risk of every medicine. Also, remember that side effects of a medicine vary from a patient to another. Therefore, you need to go over your brochures of medicines and take your concerns to your doctor for face to face answers. ...Read more

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Of the high blood pressure medicines diovan, (valsartan) Benicar or avapro, which has the least side effects?

Of the high blood pressure medicines diovan, (valsartan) Benicar or avapro, which has the least side effects?

All pretty low: These are all angiotensin receptor blockers, a class of medications with particularly low incidences of adverse effects. They have some variability in efficacy. Follow kidney function, potassium levels and blood pressure. ...Read more

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I have high blood pressure, and I take Lisinopril/Hctz Tab 20/12.5 I don't have any side effects. Is this a good medication to take, for the next few years. My blood pressure is great.

I have high blood pressure, and I take Lisinopril/Hctz Tab 20/12.5 I don't have any side effects. Is this a good medication to take, for the next few years. My blood pressure is great.

Hypertension: It's great to hear you have found an antihypertensive that works for you! If your blood pressure is high, this can be a very good long term solution. Keep your regular checkups with your doctor and keep up your healthy lifestyle. ...Read more

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What are side effects of irbesartan for high blood pressure?

What are side effects of irbesartan for high blood pressure?

See below: Irbesartan (avapro) can cause allergic facial swelling (angioedema), low blood pressure, high potassium and decreased white cell counts. It should not be used in females who could become pregnant. In spite of this the drug is often well tolerated and effective in patients with hypertension and will soon be available in generic form. ...Read more

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Can I take a baby aspirin everyday? 18 years old and have high blood pressure. Benefits and side effects?

Can I take a baby aspirin everyday? 18 years old and have high blood pressure. Benefits and side effects?

Y would U want to?: Baby Aspirin helps prevent clots (thus heart attacks and ischemic (clot-related) type strokes. Unfortunately, by the same token, it increases with risk of bleeding including hemorrhagic (bleeding-type) strokes. No study I'm familiar with has shown benefit for Aspirin for anyone under the age of 50. Even 40 year old men showed no benefit for primary prevention. (people without disease). ...Read more

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My right side ear and neck hurt and feel tense. I was diagnosed with High Blood pressure, but I'm only 21 what could be the reason?

My right side ear and neck hurt and feel tense. I was diagnosed with High Blood pressure, but I'm only 21 what could be the reason?

Behavior at any age:: Study the several links in: https://doctorbeta. Healthtap. Com/#user_questions/6620644. I have answered many more questions on topic in HealthTap. Com over time. BP is under brain control, sec by sec, 24/7: a result of the combination of peripheral arterioles (~20, 000 in adult of ~150 lbs) degree of constriction (termed Total Peripheral Resistance) combined with heart output. Pain/Anger/Fear all ↑BP. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of having high blood pressure?

What are the side effects of having high blood pressure?

Risk of High B.P.: Having high blood pressure puts you at risk for a heart attack, stroke, heart failure, chronic kidney disease, intracerebral hemorrhage, retinopathy etc. This is why a healthy well balanced diet, exercise, and antihypertensive medication (when needed) are vital to staying healthy. ...Read more

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Can you explain why Metoprolol for high blood pressure is worth the side effects?

Can you explain why Metoprolol for high blood pressure is worth the side effects?

Co- morbidities: In a young, healthy and perhaps active 19 year old, beta blocker would not be my 1st choice antihypertensive. It can make one feel "held back" when exercising for eg. Having said that, if one also has palpitations, then good option. While ACC guide diuretic as first line, that too can be annoyance. An Ace inhibitor would be first choice after lifestyle changes failed. Medicine last resort. ...Read more

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What other meds are there for high blood pressure without the side effects of Lisinopril?

What other meds are there for high blood pressure without the side effects of Lisinopril?

Antihypertensive: There are multiple classes of effective agents, unfortunately all medicines have side effects. If you work diligently with your care provider you should be able to arrive at a tolerable and effective regimen. ...Read more

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Taking coreg and hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) for high blood pressure for about four months. Can side effects start after 4 months?

Taking coreg and hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) for high blood pressure for about four months. Can side effects start after 4 months?

Yes: Yes. See your doctor to discuss your symptoms. He/she will determine if it's the meds (through history, maybe blood work). It's always good to follow up periodically when on meds anyway. ...Read more

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Does high blood pressure medication cause nervous system side effects?

Does high blood pressure medication cause nervous system side effects?

Yes: Many hbp meds cause sedation. It would be most unusual for them to make someone feel apprehensive. But for any given individual, most anything is possible, even though rare. ...Read more

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Can high blood pressure medication cause nervous system side effects? Can any docs explain?

Depends: It depends on the exact med you're taking and the dose. Dizziness, especially when first standing, is a relatively common side effect. Beta blockers can cause fatigue but blunt panic and prevent migraine headache. Clonidine often causes fatigue. ...Read more

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Medrol Dose 4mg gave extremely high blood pressure. I took last pill Monday. I still have HBP & HR elevated. When will these side effects go away?

It may take a: Few weeks for the full effects to diminish. If you still have high readings after a month you should alert your health care provider and be reevaluated. ...Read more

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I have high blood pressure. I take telmisartan and pantoprazale regularly. What are its side effects? Are they safe? How to lower my blood pressure?

ARB: Telmisartan is the generic name of micardis- an angiotensin receptor blocker working in your kidney to dilate blood vessels and lower blood pressure. It's absolutely contraindicated in pregnancy. Otherwise, side effects are rare. Pantoprazole is the generic name of protonix, (pantoprazole) a proton pump inhibitor that reduces gastric acid production. It has no effect on BP and also is usually well tolerated. ...Read more

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What does sharp chest pain on the left side that comes and goes for a few seconds mean last like 5 minutes I suffer from high blood pressure take med?

What does sharp chest pain on the left side that comes and goes for a few seconds mean last like 5 minutes I suffer from high blood pressure take med?

Could be heart: Chest pain in someone your age with hypertension is concerning for ischemic heart cause of pain (angina or heart attack). If you are having pain now, call ems. If not, see a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Does the combination of losartin and Lipitor (atorvastatin) have side effects? Can one be high blood pressure.

Does the combination of losartin and Lipitor (atorvastatin) have side effects? Can one be high blood pressure.

No: This combination is quite common and should be safe together. These are used to treat blood pressure (losartan) and high cholesterol (Lipitor), and blood pressure should improve with the addition of Losartan ...Read more

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My blood pressure is 106/65 and my pulse is 65.Do I need to go to the E.R.? I normally have high blood pressure.

My blood pressure is 106/65 and my pulse is 65.Do I need to go to the E.R.? I normally have high blood pressure.

NO: You are fine. Relax. This is normal BP and Pulse. There is normal range of BP from 90/60 to 140/85. and Pulse varies from 60 to 100. ...Read more

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Can high blood pressure make you pass out?

Generally no: You can never say "never" but to pass out (become comatose), you would have to have a true severe hypertensive crisis - we're talking > 240/>140 as a ballpark estimate. ...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


Azithromycin (Definition)

Azithromycin (zithromax, azithrocin, zmax, azin)[1] is an azalide, a subclass of macrolide antibiotics. Azithromycin is one of the world's best-selling antibiotics.[2][not in citation given (see discussion.)] it is derived from erythromycin, with a methyl-substituted nitrogen atom incorporated into the lactone ring, thus making ...Read more