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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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I have had shivering issues for a few years. Despite taking medications, it is not resolved. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am 37 years old. I have hand shivering, talking problems, and difficulty maintaining eye contact with people. I have had high blood pressure, and I am taking Telimikind-AM. I consulted a specialist doctor for shivering issues, and I have been taking Betacap TR 40 mg for the past two y...  Read Full »

Dr. Aditya Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. The symptoms could be due to an anxiety spectrum disorder. Consult a psychiatrist in person for detailed evaluation and treatment. Concurrent cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and pharmacotherapy would be helpful. Foll...  Read Full »

Should I take a person who fainted and bumped her head to emergency room?

Query: Hello doctor, I need advice about a person who just fainted and bumped her head hard on concrete. Should she go to the emergency room?  Read Full »

Dr. Shivam Om Mittal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would like to know her age, other medical conditions, and present medicines. Fainting needs to be evaluated as it can recur and cause serious problems. If she is still feeling unwell, or having giddiness (a tendency to fall), or lost consciousness, you should get he...  Read Full »

My mother has had undiagnosed repetition and forgetfulness for the last six years. Why does it happen? Is it dementia?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is in her 60s and has a tube in her heart. She is on medication for diabetes, cholesterol, and blood pressure, and everything is under control. However, she has had undiagnosed repetition and forgetfulness for the past six years. Also, she does not sleep well and usually stays u...  Read Full »

Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. The description is most likely the result of dementia, recent memory loss, and preserved memories from the distant past. The main risk factors include age, diabetes, and hypertension. I recommend taking her to a psychiatrist or a neurolog...  Read Full »

What is the reason for having dizziness with increased blood pressure?

Query: Hi doctor, I experienced dizziness as from this morning. Later in the noon, I felt as if my head is spinning and could not focus properly. I felt that my hands became numb and fingertips turning blue. I went to a pharmacy sweating on my forehead. They took my blood pressure and it was 142/103 mmHg. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Salah Saad Hassan Shoman

Answer: Hi, Welcome to symptoms you are experiencing are side effects of your medications. Hypertension is a common side effect of Venlor (Venlafaxine), while dizziness, feeling sleepy, unable to focus, nausea and excessive sweating are all the common side effects of Valdoxan (Agomelatine). ...  Read Full »

I hit my head while fainting and turned pale and rigid. Is it normal?

Query: Hello doctor, I felt dizzy yesterday so I sat down. After that, I fainted. I do not know what happened. I thought that I am sleeping and someone is trying to wake me up. I know from my friends that while fainting I hit my head. My body was rigid with tilted head back, my eyes rolled back, I was pale...  Read Full »

Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read carefully your question and would explain that your symptoms could be related to epilepsy seizures. For this reason, it is important consulting with a neurologist and performing an EEG (electroencephalography) and a brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) study....  Read Full »

I have high serum creatinine. Is my kidney function normal?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 36 years old male. Weight 147 lbs, height 5'5". My serum creatinine is 1.2 mg/dl and urea is 20 mg/dl. My hemoglobin is 14.5 gm/dl. Vitamin D is 20.2 ng/ml. HbA1c is 6 %. I want to know whether my kidney function is normal on the basis of my blood reports. Please suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to To help you better, I need to know your blood pressure, any ultrasound report, if done. Revert back with the asked details for better help.  Read Full »

My BP and heart rate values are fluctuating even after having medications. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, For three years, I have been taking 12.5 mg of Atenolol and 80 mg of Diovan to control blood pressure. Readings over the years have been good and average. 120/60 mmHg was the blood pressure 55 to 60 bpm was the pulse rate. I have a good blood pressure monitor, and I take readings thre...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hello, Welcome to So the problem you mentioned are two, High blood pressure and Heart rate. For BP (blood pressure), continue Diovan (Valsartan) 80 mg. Regarding Atenolol, it does not has many effects on BP, but has an effect of lowering heart rate. If your BP remains elevated, you ma...  Read Full »

I suffer from hypertension, and my blood pressure increases when I am stressed. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor,I am seeking an opinion regarding my blood pressure. I have made a log for ten days with my home device. I am taking antidepressants tablets Buspar and Wellbutrin.  Read Full »

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. I have gone through the blood pressure and pulse rate chart (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). Your blood pressure is above 140 mm Hg on only two occasions. May I know if you have any symptoms like headaches, giddines...  Read Full »

I have high blood pressure even though I am taking medication. How can I improve?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 53-year-old male with a height of 5.28 feet and a weight of 82 kgs. I have been experiencing high blood pressure, and I am currently on Tablet Telmi H 40 mg. I would like to get proper treatment for the cause. I am allergic to tablet Penicillin and Sulfa medications. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. To control your blood pressure, please do the following: Avoid smoking and other addictions. Reduce salt intake. Improve your diet and avoid junk foods. Avoid stress and anxiety. Drink plenty of water. Do regular exercise. Have a pro...  Read Full »

What is the best time to take tablet Amlong with tablet Telma?

Query: Hello doctor, My 81-year-old father has been diabetic for the past 30 years. He had bypass surgery and a history of stroke. I am attaching the ECG and ECHO report, which was done as part of a routine test. His blood pressure has been a little high, around 150/70 to 160/70 mmHg for the past few da...  Read Full »

Dr. Nagaraj

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Considering his cardiac history and stroke in the past, your doctor has tried to lower his BP (blood pressure). However, I suggest checking your BP three times a day for two days at home to conclude your BP. Sometimes anxiety at the doctors' place can increase BP. So...  Read Full »

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