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What Are The Similarities Between Hypertension And Hypotension
Hypotension is also known as Low blood pressure. Hypotension is defined as "low blood pressure". Blood pressure is measured as two numbers and expressed as systolic blood pressure (sbp) / diastolic blood pressure (dbp). The sbp is the pressure that is generated when the heart squeezes. Dbp occurs when the heart relaxes. 120/70 is considered normal in adults. Less than 100/60 (of either number) can ...Read more
Hypertension: Hypertension is elevated blood pressure from a variety of causes, but particularly aging, obesity, poor diet, etc all make it worse or start younger. Since these are many of the hallmarks of the modern lifestyle (well , aging comes with all lifestyles), hypertension is much more common. Hypotension (low blood pressure) can come from the wrong dose of blood pressure meds, or some heart problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have a haedache located in the back side of the head for the past two weeks so took hypertension drugs to control but now hypotension?
Now wait a minute: This is a little out of control: if you are 23 and have high blood pressure, this needs to be investigated. It could be your diet/salt, but it might be something else curable. But going on and off meds for hbp is not a great idea. See your primary care md & start. Isuspect neck strain as cause of headaches. Hrs, md www.Thepmc.Org. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello doc my question is, what is the home made medication given for hypotension and hypertension patients in an emergency.
Generally, does a person with hypotension have a slower heart rate as compared to one who has hypertension?
Yes: This is because hypotension is caused by overdrive in fhe parasympathetic and hyper by the sympathetic. This nervous system is the automatic (autonomic) system controlled by the lower brain below conscious level. It is used to enable us to adapt to environmental changes e.g. Heat, cold, etc. It is easily disturbed by poor diet. ...Read more
Likely Hypertension: Untreated hypertension is the most common cause of heart failure. Over the years, the heart gets enlarged and eventually does not have the strength to pump well against the htn. Eventually this results in retention of fluids in the lungs and lower extremities and the patient then because short of breath and unable to walk. The take home message is treat htn! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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