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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.
I am suffering from dry cough for the last 7 years & I have chest pain whenever I cough hard. Can you suggest me what should be done now?
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.
Costochondritis is nothing but a minor infection in bone? reason for costochondritis? Y it happens? Thyroid patient face this problem?
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.
I observe slight striking pains beneath right chest and when I got my Liver functioning test (LFT) done the results were as follows - BILIRUBIN (TOTAL: 0.79 mg/dl BILIRUBIN (DIRECT: 0.34 mg/dl BILIRININ (INDIRECT: 0.45 mg/dl SGPT: 27.4 U/I SGOT: 30.2 U/I ALKALINE PHOSPHATE: 159.9 U/I.Can you suggest what to do please.
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.
Dear sir my lipid profile text on 10/10/17 my hdl level 31 and hdl level 105 total cholesterol level 155 but im self test today on 19/11/17 hdl 26 ldl 78 total cholesterol 124 why sir im confuse that report my hdl level totally down please help me.
My LDL cholesterol is high. What is the treatment. What are the lifestyle modification. What diet and oil to be followed. MY THYROID IS TSH 6.5.I am not a diabetic or hypertensive. MY age is 53.
Hello sir my cholesterol lipid profile total cholesterol 124 mg/dl triglycerides 197 hdl 26 ldl 78 any problem sir 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 am 53 years old male. MY LDL is 152 Total cholesterol is 224, TG 326, hdl 42. I took Fibator 5 to, but it doesn't suit me. I started vomiting feeling like acidity and heaviness in head. What is the substitute for Fibator 5.
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?
Anyone with high cholesterol levels should indulge in regular workout. True or false? Take this quiz to know more.
1. Which of these is an important part of high cholesterol management?
• Living a deprived life
• Eating saturated fats and trans-fatty acids
• Choosing healthier fats
• Not drinking any alcohol
Answer: Choosing healthier fats
When you are affected with high cholesterol levels, you should choose the fats very wisely. You must try to avoid trans-fatty acids and saturated fats at any cost which are mainly availed from dairy products, processed meat, and packed foods. Make sure you avoid cookies, crackers, snack cakes which are commercially produced as they tend to increase your bad cholesterol levels.
Tip: Eat a lot of pecans, almonds, avocados and cook the food in canola or olive oils since they are viable sources of healthy fats.
What should you do to bring down the cholesterol levels?
• Limiting dietary cholesterol
• Eating whole grains
• Choosing fruits and vegetables
• All of the above
Answer: All of the above
The most important sources of concentrated cholesterol include egg yolks, organ meats and whole milk products. Thus, you should avoid these foods and replace them with lean meats, beans and skimmed milk. Moreover, it is advised to choose whole grain products which promote the health of your heart. Also, fruits and vegetables are high in dietary fiber which helps you to feel fuller longer and reduce the burden of cholesterol.
Tip: Experiment with seasonal fruits and stir fry various kinds of vegetables to prepare a healthy meal. Also stock up on oats, whole-wheat pasta and brown rice.
People with high cholesterol levels should avoid eating fish.
There are various types of heart-healthy fishes including tuna, cod, halibut and others which have a meagre amount of total fat and cholesterol than poultry and meat. Also, fishes like mackerel, salmon and herring have high amounts of Omega 3-fatty acids which help in reducing cholesterol levels.
Tip: Eat a lot of these fishes, every day.
Weight loss is a crucial component of reducing cholesterol levels.
Excessive weight increases the cholesterol levels and therefore, doctors always recommend to lose at least 5 to 10 pounds in order to see a fall in the cholesterol levels. You must take a close look at your eating habits and find out what are the obstacles to weight loss and how is it possible to overcome them.
Tip: You should try to set goals which are sustainable and can be followed for a long time.
Anyone with high cholesterol levels should indulge in regular workout.
Did you know that regular workouts can aid in reducing the cholesterol levels? Work up to 30 to 60 minutes each day which can be in the form of swimming, biking, strength training, and elliptical training or any intensive workout. Take a brisk walk each day for at least 20 minutes. You can also do interval training for reaping the benefits of exercise without straining yourself. If you are not at all into exercise, you can start with brisk walking for at least 30 minutes each day. To keep up the motivation, find an exercise buddy or join a workout group.