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Dr. Payam Rafat
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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 is causing headache and nausea. Is this serious?

High blood pressure is causing headache and nausea. Is this serious?

High BP is serious: High blood pressure is always a serious condition when untreated. It can cause strokes, intracerebral bleeding, cardiac injury and heart failure... Whether it is an emergency depends on the symptoms, how high the BP is and how fast it has risen. When symptoms such as headache or nausea occur, it is likely that the BP is significantly elevated and requires immediate attention. ...Read more

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Dizziness and arm numbness/coldness. Is that a sign of low blood pressure?

Dizziness and arm numbness/coldness. Is that a sign of low blood pressure?

Could be: There are many causes so a complete evaluation is in order. While low blood pressure can cause some types of dizziness, changes in sensation would be less typical and, in any cause, wouldn't just affect one limb. ...Read more

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Can high blood pressure be a sign of kidney problem.

Can high blood pressure be a sign of kidney problem.

Hi BP sign of CKD?: 43 F from CA asks Can high blood pressure be a sign of kidney (K )problem. ANS: Yes. But it depends on the type of kidney disease. The most severe BP will be if you have a narrowing of one of the arteries to K. Every time you lose a bit of kidney from some diseases BP goes up and salt 2 much salt is the key. Salt will drive BP very high I specialize in this . Happy to do 2nd opinion and help. ...Read more

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Is a blood pressure of 147/87 really high?

Modestly elevated: The upper limit of normal is 135 systolic with above 140 being abnormal. 85-90 diastolic is borderline elevated. Above 90 is abnormal. Treatment may include diet, exercise, and medication. ...Read more

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Is a blood pressure of 96/65 too low?

Is a blood pressure of 96/65 too low?

Maybe: It depends if that is your typical blood pressure and whether you are having any symptoms of hypotension. Technically the numbers are in the normal range. ...Read more

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Can heart burn be a sign of high blood pressure?

Can heart burn be a sign of high blood pressure?

Don't ignore hrt brn: Not generally. However very high blood pressure can give chest pain which some people describe as heart burn. Please talk to your doctor about it. What you may perceive as heart burn may be a symptom of heart disease. ...Read more

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Does high blood pressure/nose bleeds result as a symptom of pregnancy?

Does high blood pressure/nose bleeds result as a symptom of pregnancy?

Strangely enough: It could be poor diet that causes both. Eating too many "empty calories" can cause nose bleeds and increased blood pressure, particularly all the sweet stuff. Pregnancy requires a pristine diet. ...Read more

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Is having high blood sugar levels a sign of diabetes?

Is having high blood sugar levels a sign of diabetes?

High blood sugars: Are = diabetes: fasting sugar 100-125 is pre-diabetes and > 2-hrs after eating 140-199 is prediabetes. Fasting 126 and higher and > 2 hours after eating 200 and greater is diabetes. ...Read more

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Is a blood pressure of 150/92 high enough to cause a stroke?

Is a blood pressure of 150/92 high enough to cause a stroke?

MAYBE: This depends on the circumstances/age/general health or frailty of the patient.I doubt it would do so in a 19 yo but it deserves an evaluation, lifestyle/diet modification and likely treatment if it does not respond to lifestyle changes. ...Read more

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Is a blood pressure of 100/60 normal or is it low?

Is a blood pressure of 100/60 normal or is it low?

Low normal: It is low and is normal for some people and as long as it is not causing any ill effects like lightheaded mess/dizziness you do not need any treatment.It is more common in athletes and active people. ...Read more

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It is possible that a lack of protein cause low blood pressure?

It is possible that a lack of protein cause low blood pressure?

No: No. Sometimes patients have both low protein and low blood pressure but it is not a cause of it. Low protein can lead to extravascular fluid accumulation (edema) and can make you intravascularly dehydrated which could theoretically lead to lower blood pressures but this is typically insignificant so long as your kidneys are working normally. ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Ott
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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


Dr. Sewa Legha
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High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) (Definition)

Also known as hypertension, high blood pressure is a condition that occurs when blood pressure is 140/90 or higher. Newer recommendations state that greater than 130/80 should be considered high blood pressure. ...Read more