Of high blood pressure and diabetes which is worse?

Diabetes is . When you copare these two medical conditions which often co exist and have to be treated and controlled all your life diabetes is worse with more chances of complications macrovascular and microvascular and needs strict nutritional support, weight control, one or more meds with/without insulin. Hypertension also needs good control and can cause complications in several areas like heart, kidneys etc.

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Is high blood pressure or plaque build up worse?

Good question. Hard to answer this :o) high blood pressure predisposes you to heart disease, kidney damage, and stroke. Plaque build up - causes heart disease, kidney damage, and stroke. Also other blood vessel problems such as in the legs. I suppose, on average, would say that plaque build up (atherosclerosis) would be worse, although both need to be treated. Read more...

Is St. Johns wort safe to take for mild anxiety? I have anxiety induced high blood pressure occasionally, will St. Johns make it worse?

Drug interactions. St John's Wort can interact with many drugs including antidepressants, anticoagulants antiretrovirals and hormones. I would not recommend taking it if you are taking any of these drugs. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! Read more...
No. St John"s Wort is used for depression not for anxiety although anxiety may accompany depression. It is best to consult your doctor before using any OTC or even herbal medicine for your anxiety and depression because contrary to what some people think, OTC and herbal remedies can have severe side-effects. Read more...

I have high blood pressure and im on lisinopril. Laying is perfectly fine but I feel faint when sitting especially when standing, even worse in sun.?

Postural hypotension. What you are describing is a common side effect of blood pressure medications. You may need to switch meds. The first step is to make sure you are adequately hydrated. Second step is a doctor's visit as soon as possible. Read more...

I was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism last year the meds worked however I still have high blood pressure. Lately it has been getting worse and the bottom number is always over 100 before I take my meds and sometimes its really high like 169/121 what does t

Serious problem. The BP numbers are both used to diagnose hypertension. In general, the top number (systolic) is the one best correlated with outcomes;however the bottom one (diastolic) has been used as well. Regardless, that number being over 100 puts you at high risk of heart attacks and strokes.You need urgent care to bring it down, and likely more than one medicine in addition to thyroid treatment. Read more...

How do high blood pressure start s?

Can you rephrase? High blood pressure is dependent upon family history, age, diet and level of activity and enviromental factors like stress. To reduce blood pressure, exercise, low salt diet, reducing stress and good sleep and good relationship. Read more...
High blood pressure. High blood pressure, or hypertension, is most commonly idiopathic (no good reason). Obesity, family history, excessive salt intake, stress and kidney problems can be contributors. Recommendations for normal blood pressure get lower all the time - see your doctor for advice on what might be normal for you. Read more...