Help please? I want to know what are the consequences of high blood pressure?

Brain heart kidney. Increased risk of vascular disease including stroke (brain injury), heart disease including heart attack and heart failure and kidney disease are amongst the common associated consequences of high blood pressure. The good news is that with proper treatment the likelihood of experiencing these is substantially reduced.

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My mum died of heart related problem. I believe its heart attack as a result of high blood pressure. Do you think I might suffer the same fate?

Not necessarily . Although genetics can play a strong role in cad....Modifying other risk factors can reduce your risk significantly. Talk with your physician about what yours might be & what you can do about it. Read more...

Want to know what genes high blood pressure is caused by?

Unknown yet. There are genetic causes, but the most common causes include: a diet high in fat and cholesterol not exercising regularly or not exercising hard enough being overweight a family history of high blood pressure tobacco use stress some birth control medicines kidney and hormone problems. Read more...

I want to know what is the difference between high blood pressure and low blood pressure?

Guidelines. High BP is greater than 140/90.Low BP is more of a clinical determination.It usually occurs when the top number is less than100 and the person feels dizzy, weak, feels faint , esspecially when they stand up. Read more...

I have high blood pressure and currently on meds for it. I want to know what I can take for my nasal congestion? Since the decongestion can raise bp?

Rx nasal sprays. There are two types of rx sprays you can take. Both have very little systemic side effects. Nasal steroids sprays (flonase, rhinocourt, nasonex, (mometasone) veramyst) and also anti-histamine sprays (patanase, astepro, etc) ask your primary md, allergist, or ENT which is best for you. But do you need an rx for them. Read more...