When to go to emergency room for high blood pressure or stroke?

Go to ER if stroke. You should be seen by a doctor if blood pressure is very high, greater then 180/110. If you are having any symptoms or are worried about a stroke, go to the er now.

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I'm not sure but is high blood pressure going to cause a stroke?

CVA. Stroke is a complication of hypertension. The risk is lowered by controlling the blood pressure to normal. Uncontrolled hypertension carries a significantly increased risk for stroke. Read more...

High blood pressure for 2 years doctor is having trouble controlling it. My feel is a stroke I am 27 am I probably going to have one?

Depends on BP. you need to get it controlled but at your age it is not common to have a stroke because your vessels are still young and flexible Keep working with provider to lower it to prevent one as you age. Read more...

Anything eaten tastes sour. Has had a stroke recently and has high blood pressure. 72 years old and takes medication for high blood pressure & stroke?

Dysgeusia. The condition of DYSGEUSIA, meaning change in taste sensation can occur when people have strokes. The patient may also have had a change in their sense of smell since these 2 things often travel together, both in health as well as in disease states. Of course, there are other causes for taste alteration other than stroke such as medication after taste so if things don't get better maybe a look see. Read more...

I have high blood pressure, am I more likely to die of a stroke?

Yes. High blood pressure is a known risk factor for having a stroke. If you have high blood pressure take measures to keep it controlled: loose weight if needed, don't smoke, limit alcohol intake, exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take medications if prescribed. Also be sure to have regular evaluations to detect any other risk factors for stroke you might have. Read more...
Risk factor. Stroke is one of the risk you need to worry about. It is important to check the blood pressure at night. Stroke or heart attack happens early in the morning and if you take medications to stabilize BP at night it would be helpful. If your bottom number is high it means your artery is very rigid to relax take mushroom supplements which relax them. Top # is bad oils/oxidative stress - rx antioxidant. Read more...