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What Is The Significance Of Stage 3 Hypertension
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
Severe hypertension: Stage 3 hypertension is a blood pressure of 180-210/110-120. Medications are extremely important to prevent any cardiovascular incidents such as heart attacks and/or strokes. There are four stages of hypertension, but this is a serious condition that needs medical follow up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have stage 3 CKD and am taking medication for high cholesterol, hypertension and GERD. I am also taking oxyteracycline for rosacea. Is that safe?
See your GP: Your GP is best person to answer your question since we don't have Oxytetracycline here on this side of the pond. Presumably it's a member of tetracycline family for which minimal changes are needed for CrCl 50-80. Since you didn't mention your other drugs by name, check out www.drugs.com for more info. Chances are that your GP already checked everything out before prescribing all 4 drugs. Cheers! ...Read more
Low hb and low heamatocrit with leucs in urine for over three months , hypertension and right sided flank pain urine foams and sparkles?
Need more: Information. Do you have any renal disease. What work up and treatment has been done?. Have you had any radiologic examination of urinary system? Suggest you see an Internist to review your medical history, prior treatments and all test to determine how to proceed and establish a diagnosis or you can consult us on health tap prime service ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have p a hypertension
I'm taking orentitram along suppose to take adempas with it three time day
Is this the med that I've got to deal with for how long will it get better in time and what causes the high blood pressure in the lungs how does it start
The cause of: idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension is unknown. Not sure if this is your diagnosis or if you have pulmonary hypertension due to heart or other lung disease or chronic blood clots. Narrowing and/or destruction of your small lung arteries raises pressure impairing blood flow through the lungs. The meds you are taking are typical. It will not improve with time. Work closely with your doctors:) ...Read more
Three valves mild regurgitation+pulmonary HTN 42,57,with history of hypertension
How long will It take become severer?
What should i do?
I'm female 19
Hypertension: These don't necessarily worsen if you take appropriate medications to control your hypertension as long as secondary causes of high blood pressure and pulmonary hypertension have been properly ruled out. I feel you should be under the care of a cardiologist and have an evaluation by a pulmonologist as well at your young age. ...Read more
Is it important to repeat echo to diagnose moderate pulmonary hypertension and three mild leaking valves?
Or is it not accurate?
Depends: ECHO can give information on the status of leaky valves, heart chambers and walls function. It also helps physician determine the function of right side of the heart closely linked with pulmonary artery. ECHO is least invasive test to determine and follow up the cardiac function and pulmonary hypertension. So your doctor might repeat it depending on time interval and therapy. Nothing is 100%. ...Read more
Mom is on atenolol, clonodine, and amlodopine for hypertension. Is this too much? Three medications sounds excessive when shes also on epilepsy meds
May be fine: many people need multiple meds to control BP. If 3 meds keep her BP well controlled (100-135/50-85), then it's fine. Have her keep a BP log ...Read more
Numbness of hands,forearm, feet and legs for a day,controlled chronic hypertension.Three months ago blurring of both eyes for 30 secs.reason
Neurologic/Vascular: several things can cause your symptoms, Migraine headache, Mild TIA (transient Ischemic Attack) or stroke (Cerebral vascular accident) Hi cholesterol with plaques in blood vessels. Other things can be demyelinating disorders like MS. Multiple Sclerosis.Car accidents with pinched nerves in spine can cause these symptoms,if you are having recurrences you need to see neurologist or Ophthalmologist ...Read more
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