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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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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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I have a 1.3 nodule on left adrenal gland, i have sporadically rapid pulse, high blood pressure,fatigue, feeling unwell, visual disturbances , extreme pain all over .had thyroidectomy and parathyroidectomy ,?

I have a 1.3 nodule on left adrenal gland, i have sporadically rapid pulse, high blood pressure,fatigue, feeling unwell, visual disturbances , extreme pain all over .had thyroidectomy and parathyroidectomy ,?

Endocrine consult: This finding and your symptoms could represent a Pheochromoctroma which should be removed if present. There are blood test that would suggest the likelihood of this problem. It is important that this be worked up. Seek endocrinology consultation. ...Read more

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Can anithistamines cause elevation in blood pressure?

Can anithistamines cause elevation in blood pressure?

No: Antihistamines do not cause a significant rise in blood pressure. However combination formulation with decongestants could. ...Read more

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I had a thyroidectmy in august of last year, my TSH is in range, I have high blood pressure after treatment, doc says is not related. Is it?

Not likely: If your TSH is normal, then your body feels that your levels are normal--it is not trying to lower or raise its levels by varying the TSH level. There are many causes of high blood pressure, high thyroid level is only one. How about family history, smoking, weight, sleep apnea, stress, some medications, salt intake, etc? ...Read more

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Blood pressure is 205/111. Should i go to e.R.?

Yes: If you checked this pressure twice, once on each arm and this is the reading, then go to er asap. 110 diastolic at your age is hypertensive urgency/emergency. You could develop a stroke or heart attack. ...Read more

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I just took my husbands blood pressure and it is 159 over94 he is 55 never had blood pressure problems before what is to high? When should he go to e

I just took my husbands blood pressure and it is 159 over94 he  is 55 never had blood pressure problems before what is to high? When should he go to e

Normal is up to 130: Normal blood pressure is different in different individuals, but the norm is that the upper should not be higher than 130, and lowe not higher than 80. Your husband 's pressure is high, but not an emergency now, must see his doctor soon to recheck and discuss treatment. ...Read more

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Do E Cigarrettes cause high blood pressure?

Do E Cigarrettes cause high blood pressure?

Not "cause": In reality we do not KNOW the true cause of high blood pressure. We do know many things that will drive it up in a predisposed individual. Considering about 30% of population has HTN, it is fairly common. Smoking and/or any act that stresses the body or mind can drive BP up in someone wo already has HTN or is genetically "ripe" to develop HTN ...Read more

Dr. William Culviner
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Thyroidectomy (Definition)

This is the removal of all or part of the thyroid gland. It is generally performed for rumors of the gland, occasionally for enlarged and hyper functioning glands that do ...Read more