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I have a 1.3 nodule on left adrenal gland, I have sporadically rapid pulse, high blood pressure, fatigue, feeling unwell, visual disturbances, extreme pain all over. Had thyroidectomy and parathyroidectomy,?

Endocrine consult. This finding and your symptoms could represent a Pheochromoctroma which should be removed if present. There are blood test that would suggest the likelihood of this problem. It is important that this be worked up. Seek endocrinology consultation. Read more...

What could be causing high blood pressure and low pulse in a fit person?

Hypertension=common. Cardiovascular fitness often results in lower heart rate, but high blood pressure still occur. Essential hypertension (causse unknown) accounts for >90% of cases and being physically fit does not eliminate hypertension--it helps. Obesity/sedentary lifestyles make it worse. So, diet/exercercise is always advisable. Keep exercising and consult doc for eval/treatment. Good luck. Read more...
Many causes. Many 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...

What is a good diet for a person that is anemic and have high blood pressure?

Need to establish. Cause of anemia before providing dietary advice about anemia. Common causes are deficiency of iron, folate (folic acid) and b12. But is it important to rule out blood loss. You should see your doctor for an evaluation. For general advice about nutrition please see this site. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/health-foods/my01108. Read more...

Is it true that if a person is having a heart attack, he also has high blood pressure?

Not necessarily. The stress of the pain or fear related to the heart attack can raise the blood pressure but does not always do so. If the heart is badly damaged, the blood pressure can actually get too low. Read more...
Not true. High blood pressure can make risk of heart attack greater ... And something stressful that causes a heart attack can initially also cause high blood pressure ... But a heart attack usually will cause ones' blood pressure to drop ... Read more...
Sometimes. Patients having a heart attack may be having pain and the pain causes them to have increase blood pressure. Also, there are certain molecules released into the blood when a patient is having a heart attach that can cause the blood pressure to go up. Htn can cause heart attack. Having said that, at times patients can have low blood pressure while having a heart attach due to damage of the heart. Read more...
Htn. Htn is not a cause of heart attack. Htn may increase risk of heart attack ( that's why we treat htn). We watch the blood pressure during a heart attack to prevent elevated BP or hypotension (low bp) , both can happen during a heart attack. Read more...
No. People can have heart attacks for a variety of reasons. One of them is high blood pressure, but others include coronary artery disease, drugs, coronary spasm and many more; not necessarily associated with high blood pressure. Read more...

Can there be a such thing as a person having heart disease without a high blood pressure?

Absolutely. Hypertension just one, albeit important, risk factor in a plethora of identifiable risk factors that can contribute to heart disease. Lower bps are better, but not absolutely protective. Diabetes, cigarette exposure, blood fat abnormalities, obesity, genetic markers, etc., are among many risk factors that place one at risk beyond high blood pressure. Read more...