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My BP is 148/103. blurred vision, feeling faint. Flushing face a few times today. ECG normal. At ER I felt as if was going to faint and the monitors alarm went off, the numbers were rising. My body felt heavy and it felt like blood was rushing to my?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
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In brief: Hypertension

If you normally have normal blood pressure, a sudden rise to that level can cause those symptoms.
A gradual rise is less apt to cause those symptoms. I'm unsure as to the reason the heart monitor went off unless a rapid or excessively slow heart rhythm occurred. You require follow-up by a physician or cardiologist to ensure proper evaluation and treatment of hypertension.

In brief: Hypertension

If you normally have normal blood pressure, a sudden rise to that level can cause those symptoms.
A gradual rise is less apt to cause those symptoms. I'm unsure as to the reason the heart monitor went off unless a rapid or excessively slow heart rhythm occurred. You require follow-up by a physician or cardiologist to ensure proper evaluation and treatment of hypertension.
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