Blood Pressure

The pressure exerted by the flowing blood on the walls of the blood vessels is called blood pressure. The normal blood pressure is 120/80 mmHg. A fall or rise in this blood pressure is a risk factor for developing certain health conditions.

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What causes dizziness when you stand up from sitting?

Query: Hello doctor, This question is regarding my mother, who is 57 years old. She is getting episodes of dizziness from the last one and a half or two years. Most of the time, they are mild, and they occur for few seconds when she gets up or sits down. Sometimes, they stay long and are associated with n...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. No, it is not something to worry about. Her symptoms and response to Vertin (Betahistine), although incomplete, suggests that these are originating from the internal ear, which is the most common cause of dizziness in old age. This occurs due to age-related changes lea...  Read Full »

Is tingling sensation in my hands because of a hot shower or energy wasted during an argument?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 34-year-old male. I had a hot shower for a long time. When I came out of the shower, I had a hard argument with my wife. After all these incidents, I started to have a tingling sensation in my arms and fingers without numbness. Is this because of a hot shower for long hours or be...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Quka

Answer: Hello Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern, and I would explain that your symptoms are not suggestive of any neurological disorders. The blood pressure fluctuations and anxiety (panic attacks) may mimic this clinical situation. Anyway, there is nothing to worry about. I recommend ...  Read Full »

Is it normal to get an episode of vertigo when the cholesterol and blood pressure levels are high?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26 year old male, and I work as an engineer for a consultancy firm. A few weeks back, I noticed that my blood pressure is slightly on the higher side. I checked my BP every day at night for about 2 to 3 weeks and found that 90 % of the time, it is in the range of 135 to 150/80 t...  Read Full »


Dr. Amiya Kumar Chattopadhyay

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You BP (blood pressure) is on the higher side as per current international guideline. It may be due to persistent anxiety. Cardiac pain is mostly seen as central chest pain and increases on exer...  Read Full »

Is it fine to continue fasting while taking ayurvedic medication for skin rashes and itching?

Query: Hi doctor, I am in consultation with another ayurveda specialist in icliniq for skin rashes and itching, and I am taking the medicines as per the doctor's recommendation. I also did all the tests which she suggested. But, she is not available now, so I want your opinion on my test reports. The fre...  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query and saw all your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity).  All the investigations that you have performed are almost in the normal range or borderline, so as your physician has prescribed you medications, take them accordingly....  Read Full »

I got chest pain and jaw pain suddenly. Do I need to be concerned?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 41 year old, and since the past five years, I have had some heart issues. I was hospitalized for SVT, five years back. The medications had it under control for a while, but I got older, a little bit heavier, and had some life changes, so things changed. It was also recommended that...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, I think you should upload your reports like the echocardiogram to know the severity of aortic regurgitation, and electrocardiography to know what kind of SVT (supraventricular tachycardia) it was. It will give a better idea if it is PSVT (paroxysmal supraventr...  Read Full »

Is it normal for an anemic patient to vomit after every meal?

Query: Hi doctor, Since yesterday I vomit after the meal. In my last checkup, I was told I am anemic and also have high blood pressure. For almost two weeks now, I have had difficulty sleeping. I sleep less than six hours. I have not taken any medications except for Kremil-S and Biogesic. Kindly help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Rajendran R Nayar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand that your current problem is that you are vomiting after a meal. I understand that you have a history of hypertension and anemia, and you have reduced sleep for two weeks. You have not mentioned if you are on any medicines for your blood pressure or anemia. ...  Read Full »

Is high BP the cause of my head spinning?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 25 year old male, who weighs 245 lbs and 6 feet tall. I work at a prison, which is a state job. A month ago, I looked up casually after walking away from some of my coworkers to some other ones and everything was spinning, and I could not walk straight. They had to walk me down to t...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Likelihood of finding anything on stress test is less. I think all your problems is due to high blood pressure. So, the priority is to control your blood pressure and weight. I suggest you lose some weight. You being a young hypertensive patient, you will first need e...  Read Full »

Will Carvedilol intake cause irregular heartbeat?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a home blood pressure machine as well as a home EKG machine. On Friday and Saturday morning, the BP machine detecting an unusual rhythm. Then the EKG machine said possible A-fib. All other readings the rest of the day (and I was scared, so checking hourly) were fine. I have a...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). There are few artifacts, and there is no atrial fibrillation. However, there is prolonged PR and intermittent missed beat, suggestive of second-degree AV block (Atrioventri...  Read Full »

My blood pressure remains high. Do I need to check secondary hypertension?

Query: Hi doctor, I was diagnosed with essential hypertension taking medicine for that. My BP is 146/92 mmHg. I do not have any symptoms. Should I get investigated to rule out secondary hypertension?  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes certainly, you being a young hypertensive first need an evaluation to know the cause of blood pressure. You should undergo a few tests like kidney function test, renal artery Doppler, serum cortisol and 24-hour urinary metanephrines. Also get lipid profile and...  Read Full »

What does pressure in the lung area after COVID-19 indicate?

Query: Hi doctor,I feel pressure in my lung area for the past ten days. My blood pressure is also high, and I could not concentrate on anything. I suffered from COVID four months ago, and I had a liver infection four years ago. My current medications are tablet Famocid 40 mg and tablet Histafree 180 mg twi...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from a feeling of pressure near the lungs when you lay down. Such pressure near the lungs may result from various reasons such as inflammation of pleura, vir...  Read Full »

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