Hypertension

Hypertension or high blood pressure is a health condition where the force exerted by the blood on the artery wall is high. Persistent high blood pressure is a significant risk factor for stroke, heart failure, chronic kidney disease, cardiovascular diseases, etc.

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Do lower abdominal pain more associated with heart or kidney problem?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a hypertensive person and I take medicine Olsar H 20 occasionally. From the past two weeks, I am feeling muscle pain in hands and knee joints with headache backside. Sometimes while lying down to sleep I am sensing fluttering in my chest left side for which I feel afraid and sit ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, this does not appear serious to me. However, you should get yourself evaluated. This does not appear to be related to kidneys. Your ECG (echocardiogram) is normal and lipid profile shows elevated cholesterol level, which would increase the risk of heart dise...  Read Full »

I have persistent cough and fast breathing. Should I get angiography?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is 62 years old. She is under regular medicine for BP. Since five years she is taking Olmy-D 20 mg and Cilapam plus at night. She is suffering from prolonged cough and fast breathing after long walk and climbing stairs. I am attaching her recent ECG, echo and x-ray reports. Pl...  Read Full »


Dr. Prashant Valecha

Cardiologist, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your mom is hypertensive. On Olmy-D (Olmesartan), if her blood pressure is controlled then the treatment is fine. Cilapam (Escitalopram) is for anxiety (grossly). Is she having chest pain like symptom on exertion or at rest? If no then no need of GTN (Nitroglycerine). Che...  Read Full »

My mother has waist and stomach pain. Do the recommended prescription direct right treatment?

Query: Hello doctor, My mother is 64 years old and is suffering from several kinds of diseases e.g. BP, thyroid, sugar, cholesterol. She is taking medicines regularly as prescribed by the doctor. Her medications are Tripride 2, Altroxin 50, Stamlovita, Met XL 25, Losartan, Atorva 10 mg. Presently she...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the provided details and treatment prescription from various doctors. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Although, it will not be possible for me to comment on whether the treatment is right or wrong (without seeing the patient), bu...  Read Full »

What are the medicines that I can take to regulate BP?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 58 years old. I do not have any health problem except high BP. In spite of medicines my BP does not come down. First I tried Eslo 5 mg and Amlodac 5 mg and now I am on Cilaheart 10 mg. But, my BP remains at 140/100 mmHg. I do not smoke or drink. I eat less and avoid red meat and high...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. Reading your case scenario, I would just recommend addition of diuretic like Hydrochlorothiazide to your existing regimen. I would also recommend you to go for a walk daily and take low salt diet. I am very hopeful, that your blood pressure wou...  Read Full »

What are the causes of stroke and how to prevent it?

Query: Hello doctor, I would like to know the causes of stroke and its prevention. What are some of the causes of stroke? What are some signs and symptoms? How can you prevent a stroke? Could a lack of sleep or stress cause a stroke? Please suggest.  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Neurologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are major risk factors for stroke such as hypertension, diabetes mellitus, old age, smoking, alcohol, obesity, high cholesterol and family history of heart disease or stroke. Though there are many more rare causes of stroke. Common presentations are acute onset devi...  Read Full »

I get a cramp-like feeling in my chest. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, Since last two to three years I have high blood pressure ranging 145/95 mmHg. This was mainly due to less physical activity and anxiety. I had medicine Telma 40, Telmaxx 25 etc., only one at a time. But, BP and anxiety did not get controlled. Again doctor advised me for Cilacar 5 mg twice...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Cardiologist, Criticalcare Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have thoroughly gone through your case and reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and can well understand your genuine health concerns.  Read Full »

Are systemic hypertension and high BP the same?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 45 year old male. My weight is 96 kg and my height is 184 cm. My symptoms are breathlessness on exertion, neck constriction while walking, as well as on and off chest pain in the mornings that are unconnected with exertion. I am also suffering from severe sleep apnea. I had TMT pos...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Cardiologist, Criticalcare Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am really thankful for your kind comments. You have always been so nice and a health conscious person. I want to assure you do not worry as everything is going to be fine soon. I have thoroughly gone through your case and can well understand your genuine health conc...  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

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query. As you are only 24 years old and diagnosed to have hypertension, you should be very careful about your blood pressure. Recheck it after 3 days. If it still remains high then you may need treatment. Mostly high blood pressure...  Read Full »

Will Lopar-SR help to acclimatize high altitudes in diabetic patient?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 71-year-old male with h/o HTN and diabetes. They are well under control with Amlopres one tablet daily and Cetaphin 500 mg two tablets daily, Clopitab 75 mg one tablet daily. I have a cyst in my kidney which is asymptotic. Nephrologist did not prescribe any medicine for that. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Saumya Mittal

Diabetologist, Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I had a look at your query. And would first like to congratulate you on maintaining controlled sugar and blood pressure. Now I would agree with the entire prescription meant for you. The medicine Lopar (Lorsatan) has some side effects but it is not serious enough to...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for frequent headache, watery eyes and pressure on nose and ears?

Query: Hello doctor, For the past few days, I am getting frequent headaches. Last week my BP was 140/90 mmHg. Yesterday it was 140/80 mmHg. Now again I have a headache, eyes are watering and I am feeling pressure on my nose and ears.  Read Full »


Dr. Med, Özlem Karabuda

Paediatrician, Child Health Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Normal blood pressure level is 120/80 mmHg. Your blood pressure exceeds these limits and it seems as you are suffering from stage one to two hypertension. Hypertension is a very important problem as it causes other serious illnesses over time. You are very young and ...  Read Full »

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