High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure or hypertension is caused when the blood flowing in the arteries exert more pressure on the walls of the arteries. The normal blood pressure is 120/80 mmHg. High blood pressure can damage the blood vessels and organs like brain, kidney, heart, and eyes.

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What is the management for high blood pressure in my husband, who has a tumor in his left kidney?

Query: Hi doctor, My husband has a tumor in his left kidney. He does not have blood in urine, but he has high blood pressure for a while. His BP is as high as 140 to 160/90 to 105 mmHg. The reports I have attached are roughly three months old. Is operation a necessity? If so, then what needs to be done? I ...  Read Full »


Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It clearly shows 44 mm size tumor arising from the mid pole of the left kidney. The tumor looks like a malignant tumor. He definitely requires an operation called partial nephrectomy if possib...  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 161 cm 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 icliniq.com. 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 reg...  Read Full »

How to cure my spouse's high blood pressure after being advised for a hysterectomy?

Query: Hello doctor, My spouse aged 47 years has been advised hysterectomy as there is a fibroid of 80 by 70 mm. Since hearing about an impending surgery, my spouse's blood pressure raised to 170/100. Now, she has been prescribed one tablet of Telmikind 40 per day and Tolol XR 50 twice a day from the last...  Read Full »


Dr. Ayesha Naveed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like you to know that only a disturbing news cannot raise her BP by that much. It has been there for a while, and the stress of surgery just revealed it. This seems to be essential hypertension which needs a continuous monitoring and treatment. Ask her to reduc...  Read Full »

My mother had a nosebleed two days ago. What can be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor, My mom is 54 years old. She had a nosebleed two days ago that lasted five to seven minutes. Her BP usually never crosses 106/66, but after the nosebleed, her BP is usually 148/99. Since the day of her nosebleed, she is feeling a pressure in her nose and eyes. I wonder if it was a sudd...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashish Jayanand Chandwadkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. A nosebleed can be due to many causes and the most common is a local injury. But, in your case, it seems like the high blood pressure (BP) itself is causing the nosebleed. I recommend you check her BP at different times of the day and get an average. If it is still hig...  Read Full »

How is BP treated?

Query: Hi doctor, My blood pressure is 145/95. How can I cure it through home remedies? Please suggest.  Read Full »


Dr. Pooja Pardhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query. As you are only 24 years old and diagnosed with hypertension, you should be very careful about your blood pressure. Recheck it after three days. If it remains high, then you may need treatment. Mostly high blood pressure is seen in...  Read Full »

What should I do if my blood pressure is 156/102 mmHg with heaviness at the back of my head?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 34-year-old female. My weight is 69 kg, and my height is 160 cm. I just checked my blood pressure, and it is 156/102 mmHg, and my heart rate is 76 beats per minute. And I am experiencing some heaviness at the back of my head. What should I do? Do I need any medications? Th...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I suggest you the following to control your blood pressure; 1) Avoid smoking and other addictions. 2) Reduce salt intake in the diet. 3) Reduce fatty foods, junk foods, and saturated fats. 4) Avoid stress and anxiety. 5) Do regular moderate-int...  Read Full »

Please advise on how to stop taking Metoprolol safely.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 49-year-old male. My height is 6'1", and my weight is 309 lbs. I have been diagnosed with sleep apnea. I have had atrial fibrillation in the past, but that was related to alcohol withdrawal. I quit alcohol four years ago. I have also started to eat healthy, trying to exercise, an...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have the following issues: 1) High blood pressure. 2) Obstructive sleep apnea. 3) Suspicion of atrial fibrillation. For high blood pressure (BP), you can continue taking tablet Lisinopril. Along with it, do regular exercise, lose weight, avoid alc...  Read Full »

Kindly review my father's brain images and reports and help me know about his health condition.

Query: Hello doctor, My 72-year-old father had numbness in the left side of his body with palsy in the left corner of his mouth. We went to the emergency, and his BP was 130/78 mmHg. He was admitted for one week and was given antihypertensive and antidiabetic. When he was in the hospital, he developed r...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The attached images show hemorrhage in the right basal ganglia region (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). Hemorrhage in this area is commonly due to high BP (blood pressure). As per your description, he had a BP of 130/78 mmHg at the time of t...  Read Full »

Can high blood pressure cause loss of feeling in the leg and fainting?

Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18 year old female, and my blood pressure is 148/101 mmHg. I am not on any medication, and I want to change my doctor because my doctor is too far for me to travel. I cannot get an appointment for two weeks. Do I need to go to the hospital to get medication? I am really worried...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your blood pressure is borderline, and it is not very high. It is not an emergency to start medicine. Instead, you need to monitor it frequently. You being a young hypertensive, you will need an evaluation for the cause of high blood pressure. I suggest you get the fol...  Read Full »

Can lifestyle changes help in reducing high creatinine levels?

Query: Hello doctor, My creatinine level is 1.7 mg/dL. I am a diabetic, and I was on regular medication for the same. I also take Nefrosave tablets. My blood sugar levels dropped to 59 mg/dL all of a sudden. My physician advised me to stop taking Glycomet 850. After 10 days, he checked my creatinine level...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You will need to repeat the urea and creatinine tests after two weeks in order to rule out chronic kidney disease. It is important to attribute this to a particular cause to effectively prevent further increase in creatinine levels. The likely cause could be diabete...  Read Full »

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