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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...

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...

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...

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...

What are symtoms of demetia from high blood pressure and mind strokes?

Dementia. Dementia from any cause including numerous small strokes causes memory loss, disorientation, confusion, change in affect, loss of judgement and impaired relative intellect for educational level. Read more...
Varies. Symptoms relate to where the brain damage occurs and this varies in vascular dementi, the kind of dentist caused by strokes. Common symptoms can include trouble understanding and using language, trouble with walking or swallowing, memory problems, depression, delusions (fixed false beliefs) or delirium. Read more...

Can a person with high blood pressure 315/100 without medicine for 2 1/2 years have mind strokes and or demetia?

Yes. Hopefully that is not your true blood pressure, I have never seen a BP that high in 15 years' worth of medical practice; the answer to your question is that if you haven't had a stroke, mini or otherwise, so far, you are lucky. You need to get that BP under control and asap. Read more...
Yes. ...And BP that high would tend to lead not only to "mini-strokes" but also to stokes that end your life quickly. If you were lucky enough to only have mini-stokes then multi-infarct dementia would soon follow. Read more...
Yes. Yes, both strokes and dementia are likely. However, a consistent elevation in blood pressure to that level is unlikely and somewhat incompatible with life in my opinion! Read more...