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What is the connection between hypertension and thromboembolism?

What is the connection between hypertension and thromboembolism?

No relation: Hypertension as a rule affects the arteries not the veins...The venous system is not directly impacted by hypertension...Venous hypertension is a different disease entity. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Hypertension (Definition)

hypertension is a medication similar to High blood pressure. Hypertension is defined as elevated blood pressure systolic over 140 and diastolic over ...Read more


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What is the connection between hypertension and stokes?

What is the connection between hypertension and stokes?

Strokes?: Hypertension , if it is high enough can cause a bleed into the brain ( a hemmorhagic stroke) and if is untreated for years can cause hardening of the arteries which can lead to an ischemic stroke. ...Read more

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What is the connection between hypertension and obesity?

What is the connection between hypertension and obesity?

Common bedfellows: The exact mechanism is not fully understood, though they often go hand in hand. Abdominal adipose tissue (where most westerners put on weight) secretes substances that lead to higher levels of Insulin in the blood, and the resultant physiological changes are termed "metabolic syndrome, " in which high BP is extremely common. Sleep apnea, common in obese people, can cause very high BP levels. ...Read more

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What is the connection between leg cramps and pulmonary hypertension?

What is the connection between leg cramps and pulmonary hypertension?

Unrelated: Pulmonary hypertension is increase in the pulmonary artery pressure, resulting in shortness of breath, fatigue, chest pain, cough, and may have ankle swelling. Cramping in leg muscles is seen with venous incompetence often associated with ankle swelling. The two different disease process can cause ankle swelling, and that may contribute to the cramping. ...Read more

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What is the connection between sepsis, gout, hypertension and heart failure (chf)?

What is the connection between sepsis, gout, hypertension and heart failure (chf)?

Complex: Gout may predispose to secondary joint or renal infection. Infection can produce sepsis which can exacerbate heart failure by multiple mechanisms. Hypertension may lead to heart failure. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between tricuspid valve and pulmonary hypertension?

Is there a connection between tricuspid valve and pulmonary hypertension?

As: The pressure in your pulmonary vasculature increases, this changes affect the efficacy of your right side of the heart and may result in insufficiency of your tricuspid. ...Read more

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My BP always between 11-12 systolic and 7-8 disto lic.last week for two days was 13.5/94 then normal again.is this hypertension?

My BP always between 11-12 systolic and 7-8 disto
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Recheck your values: Those numbers don't make sense to me. But to answer the gist of your question, your BP can go up and down quite a bit over the course of a day, a week or a month. It's ok to have some "high" readings. That's a normal response to stress, anger, exercise , illness. What matters... Is it a sustained elevation? According to what you reported, it is not. Just something to watch. ...Read more

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I would like to know what is the difference between hypertenive and type 2 hypertension?

I would like to know what is the difference between hypertenive and type 2 hypertension?

Hypertension stages: Hypertension (elevated blood pressure) is usually classified in stages (not types), but perhaps this will answer your question. Stage 1 hypertension is defined as systolic blood pressure between 140 and 159 or diastolic pressure between 90 and 99. In Stage 2 hypertension, systolic pressure is 160 or higher or diastolic pressure is 100 or higher. ...Read more

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What is the link between anxiety and hypertension?

Chicken & egg: Anxiety can cause hypertension, ie, high blood pressure, and in some cases hypertension (due to other causes) can lead to anxiety too. Anxiety causes the "fight or flight response": stress hormones are released and the sympathetic nervous system is activated. These cause blood vessels to squeeze tighter & the heart beats harder, thus increasing the blood pressure within those vessels. ...Read more

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How does imbalance between oxygen supply and demand happens in hypertension?

How does imbalance between oxygen supply and demand happens in hypertension?

If u mean in heart..: Cardiac o2 imbalance causes chest pain, stiffening of heart muscle, + ekg changes. It can occur not only from coronary blockage but also from hypertension, congenital muscle thickening, valve problems, even severe anemia. Uncontrolled hypertension puts stress on the muscle, increasing o2 demand and, over time, muscle thickening leaves the inner edge of the left ventricle short on blood supply. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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Hypertension (Definition)

Hypertension is also known as High blood pressure. Hypertension is defined as elevated blood pressure systolic over 140 and diastolic over ...Read more


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High Blood Pressure (Definition)

Desirable blood pressure readings are below 120/80. Hypertension is defined as repeated blood pressure ...Read more