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Blood Pressure Symptoms and Causes

Blood pressure is the force of your blood pushing against the walls of your arteries. Each time your heart beats, it pumps blood into the arteries. Your blood pressure is highest when your heart beats, pumping the blood. This is called systolic pressure. When your heart is at rest, between beats, your blood pressure falls. This is called diastolic pressure.

Your blood pressure reading uses these two numbers. Usually the systolic number comes before or above the diastolic number. A reading of

  • 119/79 or lower is normal blood pressure
  • 140/90 or higher is high blood pressure
  • Between 120 and 139 for the top number, or between 80 and 89 for the bottom number is called prehypertension. Prehypertension means you may end up with high blood pressure, unless you take steps to prevent it.

High blood pressure usually has no symptoms, but it can cause serious problems such as stroke, heart failure, heart attack and kidney failure.

You can control high blood pressure through healthy lifestyle habits such as exercise and the DASH diet and taking medicines, if needed.

NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

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Recent Reviews

5 months suffering difficulty in breathing through the noes after taking more than 1 year ago, .Pigmentation starts to show on both leg front leg and at the ankle.My BP is 130/82 but is always fluatuate sometime below 120/70.My doctor asked me to ta

:( alas, tried it for one month and not good!. main problems, bloating, abdominal discomfort, reflux/heartburn,[had to try sleep sitting up], symptoms went on stopping, returned on restart, did lower my BP but too high a cost!.

After 2 months taking Amlopipine i developed double vision, went away when I reduced dosage, any one have anything similar.

AFTER MY FIRST 2 PREGNANCY I HAD MINI STROKES SO HAD HEART OPP TO CLOSE HOLE IN MY HEART DUE TO LITTLE CLOT SHOOTING UP TO MY BRAIN WHILE I WAS PREGNANT. MY YOUGEST NOW IS 6 AND NOW PREGNANT WITH A NOTHER ONE . I WAKE UP DURING EARLY HOURS IN THE MOR

After taking Amlodipine 10mg for a year or so, can it then cause itching on the upper body; arms, back, and ribs?

After taking Amlodipine for 300 years, my d!ck fell off

Amlodpine is a dihydropyridine group Ca channel blocker usually prescribed to controll hypertension (Males) or prinz metal angina (Females) trade names Norvasac Quvasac ..... Ca channels are universally present in our b

Any advice please? Legs & ankles have swollen up terribly. Am I safe to stop them for a while. Weekend and can't get to the Doctor.

Check blood pressure and for female patients may be fibroids in uterus is the reason

Erectical dysfunction since I started taking it in 2007

A sealed cylinder of gas contains nitrogen gas at 1000 kPa pressure and at a temperature of 20 C. The cylinder is left in the sun, and the temperature of the gas increases to 50 C. What is the new pre

I've been taking Coversyl for almost two weeks now. My doctor prescribed it when the Natrilix I had been taking for a couple of months wasn't bringing my blood pressure down fast enough. The only side effects I've noticed since commencing the C

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headaches severe dizzymess nose bleeds pressure feeling on nose

I HAD 1 SHOT OF THIS AND WITHIN 12 HOURS I WENT FROM A VERY NORMAL BLOOD PRESSURE TO WAKING AT 5 A.M. NEXT DAY WITH 198/110 AND 104 PULSE RATE. IT HAS CONTINUED ALL WEEK AFTER AND I'M NOW ON A BLOOD PRESSURE DRUG TO TRY AND CONTROL IT. EVEN WITH DR

I have just come back from a funeral for my brother. He was just 62. He was on statin medicine but his cholestrol, blood pressure, weight and diet was very much in control. In fact just a day before his death the doctor told him that he was doing f

Since taking Karvezide (2years after Karvea was proved to unsuccessfull in reducing my high blood pressusre) I have experienced a lot of problems with nasal drip and a permanent muscas build up in the throat. Nothing seems to relieve the problem.

When I reported to my doctor that i was frequently having to urinate he had a blood test carried out with the result that my prostrate was OK he prescribed Permixon 160 mg twice per day and Tamsulosina STADA 0,4 mg once per day. I am now urinating

fell dizziness and was admitted. Doc execute with dianostic including blood teat and heart check all. good. Doc make a decision by saying i'm getting Vertigo and treat with BETASERC. Below is the effect after 2 days take this medicine:- I was

I have an ear infection where my ear canal is covered in blisters and blood/fluid coming out, also mu ear is completely blocked. I am on antibiotics and drops but a friend mentioned that they took oflocet 200mg when had a similar problem, but I hav

Blood Pressure Clinical Trials and Studies

Treatments might be new drugs or new combinations of drugs, new surgical procedures or devices, or new ways to use existing treatments. The goal of clinical trials is to determine if a new test or treatment works and is safe. Clinical trials can also look at other aspects of care, such as improving the quality of life for people with chronic illnesses. People participate in clinical trials for a variety of reasons. Healthy volunteers say they participate to help others and to contribute to moving science forward. Participants with an illness or disease also participate to help others, but also to possibly receive the newest treatment and to have the additional care and attention from the clinical trial staff.
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