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Commonly people believe that you can understand your blood pressure is high if you are feeling dizzy suddenly, or you are not able to sleep at night. Also sweating profusely is often related to having hypertension. But, to be honest, hypertension usually does not have any symptoms which might help you get alert and take action to control it. This actually imposes a great threat to your well being as you do not understand if you have hypertension. It is extremely important for you to keep checking your blood pressure level in order to avoid developing hypertension and hence developing a risk to your heart.
Although there aren't any major or very noticeable symptoms, here is a list of some rare symptoms which you can follow:
1. Headaches: If you are suffering from dull headaches almost regularly, it might be because you blood pressure has increased. The headaches can be a dull buzz or a severe migraine like ache. Keep monitoring your headaches and consult your doctor as soon as possible.
2. Dizziness: You might suddenly feel dizzy or you might feel you are about to pass out if your blood pressure increases. Make sure you refer to a doctor as soon as something like this happens.
3. Nosebleeds: A sudden occurrence of nosebleed might also be a symptom of a sudden increase in your blood pressure.
4. Severe anxiety: Severe anxiety or a panic attack is often referred to as a symptom of hypertension. If you have a sudden panic attack with no apparent reason, it may be because your blood pressure has suddenly risen.
6. Nausea: A sudden increase in blood pressure might make you feel nauseous. You might even vomit when this happens. Make sure you consult your doctor if this happens.
Hi my weight is 81 kgs my age is 27. I have a blood pressure problem 140/80 so please tell me a diet food and how much time should I workout.
When the normal functioning of the heart shuts down suddenly due to heart disease or any other cardiovascular condition, then this is known as sudden death due to a heart problem. Every year, there are over 100,000 deaths globally due to this reason, as per various medical studies. Sudden Cardiac Arrest or SCD is a cause of death for many adults who may or may not be suffering from chronic heart disease. Let us find out more about this condition.
- Difference between SCD and Heart Attack: A myocardial infraction or heart attack can happen when there is a blockage in one of the arteries of the heart which prevents the passage of blood and oxygen to the heart's varied chambers. When the oxygen present in the blood does not reach the heart in adequate amounts and on time, it can lead to a heart attack. In the case of SCD or sudden cardiac arrest, the problem happens due to a shutdown of the heart after a malfunction in the electrical systems which can lead to varied irregularities.
Accelerated heartbeats, fluttering and quivering of the ventricles which is also known as ventricular fibrillation, as well as other similar causes can ensure that the blood does not reach the heart on time, which can lead to sudden death. The patient usually loses consciousness within the very first few minutes as the blood does not reach the brain.
- Symptoms: There are a number of symptoms that are associated with this phenomenon. While losing consciousness is one of the first signs, others include a racing heartbeat as well as heart rhythm problems and dizzy spells. The symptoms usually take place suddenly without prior warning and lead to a complete shutdown of the heart and its functions.
- Causes: The main cause of SCD is a condition known as arrhythmias which is basically characterised by abnormal heart rhythms and vertical fibrillation which leads to disorganised impulses to be released from the ventricles due to which the heart cannot pump blood properly. It can lead to death within a matter of minutes if it remains untreated.
- Revival: On an emergency basis, the patient will have to be given CPR by an expert at the emergency unit of the hospital. This is a manual process of retrieving the patient by pumping the chest and breathing into the patient's mouth. Portable defibrillators can also be used to revive the patient in such cases.
- Risk Factors: Patients who have suffered heart attacks in the past and have a family history of heart disease and heart attacks, are at maximum risk when it comes to SCD. Also, factors like obesity and diabetes can increase the risk.
I am 36 years but my bp is always 160/98. And due to some tension it may come 5o 210/130. I am not taking any medicine but 5 years back I had done lipid all the thing are OK but cholesterol in blood is there at that time I had taken medicine hut I got much joint pain in my leg and ai am unable to walk or curve my knee. Right now when I had dropped medicine I am on right now .will I take medicine for bp or control it by another way.
Recently I have undergone tests from thyrocare for various tests including cardiac risk markers. The test results are as follows APOLIPOPROTEIN - A1 (APO-A1) NEPHELOMETRY 100 mg/dl APO B / APO A1 RATIO (APO B/A1) CALCULATED 1.3 HIGH SENSITIVITY C-REACTIVE PROTEIN (hs-CRP) NEPHELOMETRY mg/L TOTAL CHOLESTEROL PHOTOMETRY 237 mg/dl 125-200 HDL CHOLESTEROL - DIRECT PHOTOMETRY 25 mg/dl 35-80 LDL CHOLESTEROL - DIRECT PHOTOMETRY 138 mg/dl 85-130 TRIGLYCERIDES PHOTOMETRY 330 mg/dl 25-200 TC/ HDL CHOLESTEROL RATIO CALCULATED 9.4 Ratio 3 - 5 LDL / HDL RATIO CALCULATED 5.5 Ratio 1.5-3.5 VLDL CHOLESTEROL CALCULATED 66 mg/dl 5 - 40 NON-HDL CHOLESTEROL CALCULATED 211.8 mg/dl < 160 ALANINE TRANSAMINASE (SGPT) PHOTOMETRY 42.1 LIPOPROTEIN (A) [LP (A)] NEPHELOMETRY mg/dl 33.1 25-OH VITAMIN D (TOTAL) C.L.I.A ng/ml Reference Range :- 11.58 HbA1c - (HPLC - NGSP Certified H.P.L.C 7.5 % basophil - ABSOLUTE COUNT 0.01 X 10³ / μL 0.02 - 0.1 eosinophil - ABSOLUTE COUNT 0.31 X Total RBC 5.64 X 10^6/μL 4.5-5.5 MEAN CORP. HEMO.CONC (MCHC) 30.5 g/dL 31.5-34.5 RED CELL DISTRIBUTION WIDTH - SD (RDW-SD) 51.2 fL 39-46 RED CELL DISTRIBUTION WIDTH (RDW-CV) 15.1 % 11.6-14 I would like to know which doctors will give better treatment for me.
I am 45 years old. I do not have sugar or thyroid. Only problem I have is high BP and I am overweight 120 kgs. We are a happy couple and have sex thrice a month to full satisfaction. Is it normal to have such decreased sex desire. Also, should I take any medication for increasing my sexual desire.
Hello I am 34 year old male suffered a heart attack on 9 th jan 2017 was done angiography in which clot was break down was having 45 % blockage. Now I am taking storvas trio 20 which has atorvastatin 20, aspirin 75 mg .clopidogrel 75 mg. Along with met xl 25 and nexsium 40 in morning. I want to know how long does this medicine work in body. I am always in fear wat if you got another heart attack will I be alive or not I keep my self busy in work but as soon as I get free things come in my mind please help me.
Hi, I'm suffering from hypertension. On hypertensives. One time bp was 60/20. Admitted in icu. Further after two months on hypertensive. Reason of hypotension? What to do about the described disease.
I am 20 year old I have high bp last 3 years In middle time mere normal bp tha Pr last 1 month se high bp ho gya please suggest me I have also pain in left side of chest.
I have checked 2 times with a physician in last 1 month. Found out my BP on higher side 88-135. I exercise regularly. I also play football at competitive level. What can be the reasons of this and how to get it to normal. Also I do have slight head aches sometimes in the morning. And some breathing problem like in cold.
Suffering frm hypertension. On treatment it's ok. But one time bp was 60/20. Why and what to do about the described disease?
Having bradycardia implies that your heart beats very slowly. For the vast majority, a heart beats from sixty to hundred pulses a minute while very few are viewed as ordinary. In case your heart beats under sixty times each minute, it is slower than usual. A moderate heart rate can be ordinary and solid. On the other hand it could be an indication of an issue with the heart's electrical framework.
For a few people, moderate heart rate does not create any issues. It can be an indication of being exceptionally fit. Sound youthful grown-ups and sports persons frequently have heart rates of fewer than sixty beats a minute. In other individuals, bradycardia is an indication of an issue with the heart's electrical framework. It implies that the heart's regular pacemaker isn't working right or that the electrical pathways of the heart are disturbed.
A moderate heart rate may make you:
- Feel blurry eyed or woozy.
- Feel short of breath and feel that it’s harder to work out.
- Feel tired.
- Have neck pain or an inclination that your heart is beating or rippling (palpitations).
- Feel bewildered or experience difficulty concentrating.
- Black out, if a moderate heart rate causes a drop in pulse.
A few people do not have side effects, or their indications are mild to the point that they think they are quite recently part of getting more seasoned. You can discover how quick your heart is beating by checking your heart rate. In case your pulse is moderate or uneven, talk to a specialist.
How bradycardia is dealt with depends on what is causing it. Treatment likewise relies on symptoms. Given below are some of the symptoms:
- In case harm to the heart's electrical framework causes your heart to pulsate too quickly, you will presumably need a pacemaker. A pacemaker is a gadget put under your skin that revises the moderate heart rate. Some people might have a kind of bradycardia that requires a pacemaker.
- In case another medical issue, for example, hypothyroidism or an electrolyte irregularity, is bringing about a moderate heart rate, treating that issue may cure the bradycardia.
- In case a medicine is making your heart to pulsate too gradually, your specialist may change the dosage or recommend an alternate drug. In case you can't quit taking that medicine, you may require a pacemaker.
Bradycardia is frequently the aftereffect of another heart condition, so finding a way to carry on with a heart-solid way of life will enhance your general health. This may include:
- Showing at least a bit of restraint and dedication to a good diet routine that includes a considerable amount of organic products, vegetables, whole grains, fish, and low-fat or nonfat dairy foods.
- Being gradually on most, if not all, days of the week. Your specialist can let you know what type of exercise is okay for you.
- Getting more fit in case you have to, and maintaining a solid weight.
- Not smoking.
- Overseeing other medical issues, for example, hypertension or elevated cholesterol.
In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!
I am 36 year old I am suffering from high bp since last 16 months I am taking olvance 40 my mass body index is under 25 what should I do.
I am 31 years old male, from last 8-9 months I have a phobia regarding shortness of breadth and pain in heart or I will die, I have taking medicines from neuropsychiatric, please advice.
I am 42 years old. I am suffering from Astana hyper gastric and high blood pressure. Sometimes my health condition not good. I take all medicines daily but I cannot feel a minute for sleeping for which my mental stress a lot. All night and feel awake and heart beat increases in night. Please prefer something.
With the pollution levels soaring in the city, each one of us is at risk of acquiring health problems. But can some of us are more at risk than others? Yes, indeed! Those of us, who have A, B and AB blood types are more at risk of getting a heart attack than the O blood type as per a report submitted by the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2017.
Presently, in India, the percentage of people who have O blood type is 37.12%, which is higher than the percentage of A, B and AB type. The percentage for A, B and AB type is 22.88%, 32.26% and 7.74% respectively.
So, what should you do to prevent yourself from high risk of heart attack due to pollution
Wear a mask when you step out
Shift your exercise routine from outdoor to indoor
Keep yourself hydrated
Consult your doctor for potential risks
3 years before I had left side chest pain and irregular heat beats And I consulted doctors for this like cardiologists Every one prescribed me tests and according given medicines but some time I got relief and go and came back after some times. This process continues till last April 2017 this year when I approached Dr. at ESCORTS New delhi and he too prescribed Me every test which he wants including 2D ECHO, TMT, lipid chest xrsys profiles, blood culture blood sugar. Thyroid. And after receiving the reports he said you are a fit and don't prescribing any medicines said it is just a muscle pain. After that when I reached srinagar some times I checked mh BP and it's 130/90 Yesterday bed time take revelol xl 12.5 and zopress 0.25 Now today 17 Nov-2017 I checked my BP it's 140/100 And I visited nearest hospital doctor after listened me, she prescribed me amlosafe 5 mg Is its a safe medicine or not? I want your suggestions that what can I do now?
My BP raised to 140/100 And doctor prescribed me amlosafe 5 mg Is it is a best medicine And what can I do this time.
Hi,My age 35 male .Is loose motion sign of heart attack? Answer me I am scared as I read many stories on google.
Listed below are a few ways to reduce high blood pressure:
- Limit your salt intake: The sodium content in salt disrupts the balance of fluids in your body, leading to high blood pressure. To avert hypertension, cut down on your daily salt intake to a maximum of one tablespoon.
- Indulge in physical exercise: If you are suffering from pre-hypertension (mild hypertension), it can be avoided or controlled by engaging in physical exercise such as brisk walk, swimming or playing a sport. Exercising regularly can lower blood pressure levels by 5 mmHg (millimetres of mercury).
- Bask in the sun: Exposure to sunlight alters the nitric oxide levels in your blood which leads to the reduction in blood pressure. Thus, soaking up the sun can prove to be a great way to avoid a stroke in future.
- Add ginger and cardamom to your diet: The two spices, ginger and cardamom, provide required warmth to your body and help in stabilising the circulation of blood in your body and help in bringing down blood pressure levels.
- Add more green vegetables to your diet: Green vegetables, preferably the leafy ones, are rich in nutrients such as magnesium, iron and folate which help in maintaining the blood circulation that is essential for combating high blood pressure.
- Switch to decaf coffee: If you can’t give up coffee entirely, switch to decaf beverages as caffeine is responsible for tightening your blood vessels which leads to increased stress and blood pressure levels.
- Start drinking tea: Herbals teas such as chamomile, ginger, green tea and hibiscus tea contain herbal properties which soothe your blood vessels and nourish the blood flow. Herbal teas also help in hydration and rejuvenation of fluids in your body.
- Update your playlist: Music is proven to be therapeutic and updating your playlist with soothing Sufi, Celtic or Instrumental tunes can help you relax your mind and combat stress related blood pressure spikes.