Blood Pressure Monitor

Monitoring your blood pressure is essential to keep your blood pressure in check. It helps you understand if the lifestyle changes and antihypertensive medicines are bringing down your blood pressure. Home blood pressure monitor gives you a picture of how your blood pressure is as you go about your daily life.

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My blood pressure is erratic. Can you help ?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30 year old. Recently, I started having high blood pressure. It goes up and down a lot. At some times, it is 170/90, and at others, it is 130/80. Recently I have done a blood test, where my Hb was 10.52, cholesterol was 152, triglyceride was 165, HDL 28 and LDL was 91. The other...  Read Full »


Dr. Amiya Kumar Chattopadhyay

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your pulse rate is high. Please do a free T4, T3, and TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) test. For your BP (blood pressure), you can take Met XL (Metoprolol) 50 one tablet, once daily at around 8 AM and tablet Stamlo (Amlodipine) 5 one tablet at around 5 PM. Your Hb...  Read Full »

Can I take Atenolol 50 mg even if I have dizziness and low BP?

Query: Hi doctor, I am on medication Atenolol 50 mg for the last 2 years. Nowadays, I am going through low blood pressure. Yesterday, my blood pressure was 115/65 mmHg. I am also having dizziness. I had gone through dizziness and low blood pressure of 110/65 mmHg last month and it remained for four to five...  Read Full »


Dr. Amit Arora

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to ask a few questions. Do you ever complain of chest pain associated with palpitation? Is there any family history of heart disease?Since how long you are taking Atenolol? Do have complained of shortness of breath or edema over legs and...  Read Full »

Why do I feel dizzy when I take BP medications?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 35 year old male. I was recently diagnosed with high BP. The doctor asked me to get a lipid profile test done and the results were normal. So, he prescribed Tazloc 40 but, when I took this medicine I felt very dizzy. I am unable to work and it is affecting my job as well.  I...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, I went through your post. Your age is 35, which means you are young. However, you have not mentioned how much your BP reading was raised by.Tazloc (Telmisartan) is a good drug, but unless your BP was more than 160/90, it would cause giddiness. Nortipan (a combination of Nortriptyline and Preg...  Read Full »

My mother is unconscious with high BP and sugar. Is it possible to do MRI now?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is 65 years old. She is suffering from high blood pressure and high sugar levels. As a result of this, she fell unconscious and her brain has some small blockages and damages. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Lalit Bansal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I examined the CT scan report (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and clinical assessment. My findings are: On CT scan, I noticed that your mother had 5x4 cm infarct (stroke). The reason for her to fall unconscious might be because of nonconvulsive status...  Read Full »

Why I am feeling dizzy after running just three kilometer?

Query: Hi doctor, For the past two weeks, I have been feeling dizzy sometimes. It started after a three-kilometer run on one day morning. That day I was fasting. So hence did not eat breakfast, followed by a two-kilometer walk on a hot sunny day. Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know some details about your symptoms of dizziness: 1. What exactly do you feel in dizziness? a) Feeling of rotation of surroundings. b) Feeling of rotation inside the head. c) Feeling of imbalance while walking or in a standing position. d) Feeling...  Read Full »

My mother's blood pressure keeps on fluctuating despite taking medication. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, This concerns my mother's BP (blood pressure). She is nearly 70 kilograms in weight and has been on BP (blood pressure) treatment for the last four months, and here I am giving a summary regarding her BP treatment. 1. Four months ago, the first time the treating physician checked her BP f...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Pillai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I do feel she needs ambulatory BP (blood pressure) monitoring to see her BP and variations throughout the day rather than just measurements at the physician's clinic. This is to rule out what is known as white coat hypertension (which is due to high BP at the time of me...  Read Full »

Will diet and exercise regress mild concentric LVH?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 31 years old and have mild concentric left ventricular hypertrophy and grade 2 diastolic dysfunction. I was an alcoholic and used to smoke for the past five years, but now I have quit. I am on Nebivolol 5 mg and Amlodipine 2.5 mg medication. My diastolic blood pressure was higher...  Read Full »


Dr. Amiya Kumar Chattopadhyay

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do not worry; completely stop smoking and alcohol forever. Do not restart again, as it will adversely affect your health. I suggest you try taking the following medicines. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and start taking the medicines after their...  Read Full »

Can excercise cause high blood pressure?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been worried about my heart lately, and I was hoping you could answer a question I have regarding diastolic blood pressure. I recently did a test at home measuring my blood pressure before and after exercise using an Omron M3 comfort blood pressure monitor. In each case, I did t...  Read Full »


Dr. Sapkal Ganeshrao Patilba

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Blood pressure is a dynamic thing. It will always vary in relation to activity, stress, time of the day, and physical status. The variation in the BP (blood pressure) measurement you did is likely to be related to activity and is a normal phenomenon.To diagnose raised BP,...  Read Full »

Why should blood pressure be taken while rested?

Query: Hello doctor, Why is it that you are supposed to take blood pressure when seated and rested for two to five minutes with your back supported? Is not it important to know what your blood pressure is when you are walking around and going about your day especially if that is what makes blood pressure r...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is because it is a normal response to the blood pressure rise with exercise and such increments are not harmful to the body. Exercise-related blood pressure will vary with the level of exercise so we will not be able to standardize it. On the contrary, baselin...  Read Full »

Why does my mom's BP keeps fluctuating so much?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother's blood pressure got raised up to 160/140 mmHg before two days. I took her to the hospital. Because of pandemics, they did not allow us to get admitted. They gave me some medicines. After taking it, her blood pressure became normal. But she has weakness with a feeling of dizzin...  Read Full »


Dr. Thakre Mahendra Shivram

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Please mention whether she has a past history of hypertension or she was taking any medication before having this episode. A sudden rise in blood pressure can occur due to stress, anxiety, and pain. If she is a known hypertensive patient, then...  Read Full »

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