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I have a little chest pain in right side from past 6 years. It is slight but feels like punctured by pin. Defence doctors have taken x rays, ECG, blood test, etc. But every report came normal. What should I do.
High blood pressure can lead to hypertension, which is known to cause a variety of debilitating side effects or symptoms in the life of the patient. It can also lead to a number of related ailments which can affect the various organs of the body. The eyes are one of the organs that are most susceptible to this kind of spike in the body’s blood pressure. Let us learn more about the connection between the two.
Retina: When high blood pressure goes untreated for a prolonged period, it can easily start to affect the blood vessels that can be found in the retina. The retina is the third or the inner most layer of the eye which is sensitive towards light and usually helps in refraction. This is where the light reaches so that one can focus clearly on an image. When the blood pressure of the patient stays high for a prolonged basis, there is significant pressure on the blood vessels in this part of the eye which can lead to an eye disease known as hypertensive retinopathy.
Symptoms: Symptoms of this eye disease include lack of clarity and focus when the eye comes to rest on an object, as well as headache and other vision problems that typically spring from eye strain that one will go through while trying to focus even harder. It may be seen that the symptoms do not appear in the very early stages of this disease.
Diagnosis: The diagnosis of the condition is usually done by an ophthalmologist who will use an ophthalmoscope in order to project light towards the specific part of the eye so that the back of the eyeballs can be examined. The signs that the doctor will look for during the examination include narrowing of the blood vessels in this part of the eye, inflammation of the macula which is the central portion of the retina, and bleeding in the back of the eye. Also, the doctor will check for spots in the retina with the help of cotton swabs and exudates.
Treatment: The best and only way of treating this condition is by keeping one’s blood pressure in control with the help of medication prescribed by the doctor.
Prevention: There are many ways of preventing the onset of this disease, including losing weight so that there is less pressure on the body. Also, one must stick to a healthy diet and exercise regularly after taking recommendations on the appropriate exercises from the doctor. Additionally, it is also important to see a doctor on a regular basis so that there is constant monitoring and regulation of the medicines and the blood pressure. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Ophthalmologist.
My mother have headache. Her blood pressure is also normal. Its not a normal headache. What should I do?
I was surfing from chest pain and short breathe from 6 month. I got my test .it was showing asthma kind of. My igE is 1700. Now I felling well after proper med. But when I stop medicine then again same problem comes. I know side effect of med. Pls till me how to cure properly. Also I want to start gym again with whey protein, chicken and eggs. I used to eat 10 eggs a day. Will eating eggs also will effect me? Pls help.
When I do jumping exercise or when I do at first it start good but suddenly I feel pain in my chest while jumping n then when I rest it goes away is this because of gas.
I am 43 year and my bp 120/90 doctor advice me to take cresar 20 what is right time to take cresar 20 in morning or night.
When blood pressure increases (high bp) heartbeat increase occurs or not? And in high bp problem in breathing occurs?
I am 45 years old female. 1 year back I got by bp checked it showed 150/90, then I checked every 2 days in a week with little diet change and started on exercises In a week my bp turned to 130/80 But now again last week when I got checked It again showed up as 150/90 Doctor recommended me a tablet to be used Should I manage as before r start on medication?
Hello doctor, I am 21 year old when I was in 10th at the age of 15 at my chest balls the blood plantation like hard mass. First it was small in size but now it has increased. I consulted 1 doctor he told to do the operation. According to him it is cholesterol. For this any other treatment like exercise or something?
I am 45 years old male with weight 90 kg. During my routine check-ups. Qbserved some abnormalities in blood report which are 1. Anticcp (accp)(elisa technology. 1.99 od ratio 2. High sensitive c-reactive protien (hscrp);; by hscrp (nephelomentry technology)-value: 3.09 mg/l 3. Total cholesterol: 208 mg/dl 4. Ldl cholesterol 131 mg/dl hence, further what I have to do ? Please advice for which I am very much thankful.
I am 39 yrs old and sometimes feel minor pain in chest. I also have acidity problem. Please suggest if this may be acidity issue or any cardiac problem? any diagnostic test also if you want to suggest to confirm.
Hi Team, I'm feeling giddy since 3 days. I have consulted near by doctor and tested my BP and it's normal. But I feel the same again. Eyes feel like things around me rotating and after half an hour I feel in normal. Could you suggest me how to avoid this and medicine for this. Thank you. Regards Ganesh Jakotiya.
My father is suffering from heart and protest disease. Doctor has advice for CABG for heart. And for frequent urinate that is protest problem they had advice for surgery. please suggest me which operation will be good to do first?
A person usually gets a heart attack when there is a blockage in the arteries of the heart. This is an emergency situation that can result in a fatality or death if it is not treated immediately. Not all heart attacks will have a crushing pain in the chest right in the beginning, there are a number of symptoms that can show the slow progression of this attack over a few hours. So how do you know if you are having a symptom of heart attack, and what kind of treatment will be required? This article seeks to answer all your questions.
Discomfort in the Chest: The patient will usually feel like there is some pressure and squeezing in the chest or pain or even fullness right in the centre. This pain can come and go every few minutes and it should not be ignored.
Pain and Discomfort in other Parts of the Body: There may be some amount of pain and discomfort in other parts of the body including the arms, the jawline, back, neck, stomach and even the teeth. This pain can also travel down to the abdomen above umbilicus. In case there is persistent pain along with the chest discomfort, then a doctor must be contacted immediately.
Other Symptoms: When you feel breathless without any reason or medical cause, and also when you experience symptoms like anxiety, indigestion, vomiting, nausea, light headedness, dizzy spells and fatigue, you may be suffering from a heart attack.
Immediate Treatment: Once you begin to experience these symptoms along with chest discomfort and chest pain, it is imperative to call the emergency unit of the nearest hospital or get in touch with a cardiologist. Until then, you will need to lie down and chew aspirin if you are not allergic to the same. This is usually more efficient that swallowing.
Diagnosis of heart attack: Heart attack is diagnosed if patient has 2 criteria out of following 3-
Pain or discomfort thought to be due to heart disease
ECG suggestive of heart attack
Elevated levels of cardiac enzymes (CK-MB and Troponin) in blood test (these levels start rising after 6 to 12 hours of heart attack)
Once you reach doctor an ECG should be done immediately along with blood pressure and pulse. If ECG shows heart attack then immediate action needs to be taken. Remember a normal first ECG does not rule out a heart attack. So a series of ECGs may be ordered by the doctor and at proper time blood test of cardiac enzymes may be done. Ruling out a heart attack may need an observation and testing up to 6 – 12 hours as cardiac enzyme test shows results only after that period. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Cardiologist.