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I am female taking acuretic(10mg) for high blood pressure.

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I am female taking acuretic(10mg) for high blood pressure. Today my BP is 112/67 pulse 70/ Additionally I take 2 asprin each day(81mg) relora,
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. German replied 1 year ago.
What do you want specifically to know , your blood pressure and your pulse are both within normal levels ,are you worried or concerned about something ?

Was aspirin prescribed by your doctor or are you taking it without prescription?

Do you have family or medical history of heart attack or diabetes ?

Are you experiencing any symptoms like dizziness or fainting ?



Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Hello Dr. German, yes, I have had headaches for the last week, almost everyday, not migraines, but feel vascular. Feel a bit dizzy some of the time. Yes, family history of hypertension. Diabetes; recently checked. I am fine re blood sugar. Thanks. Anna


 

Expert:  Dr. German replied 1 year ago.
If your blood pressure has suddenly dropped and you have been experiencing headaches and dizziness ,it would be better if you contact a doctor immediately .

If your symptoms are very intense , you should go to the emergency .

Your symptoms could be caused by different things : low blood pressure or sudden blood pressure drop , low or high glucose blood levels, an underlying infection , it would also be valuable to determine if your brain blood flow is adequate . In some occasions, when the brain blood flow becomes blocked or obstructed , the brain cells do not receive enough oxygen ,producing dizziness and headaches , something that should also be investigated.

There are also more benign conditions like inner ear fluid alterations ,migraines or tensional headaches that produce similar symptoms .

My best recommendation for you specially when you have diabetes and suffer from hypertension ,is contacting a doctor right away to evaluate you and perform some tests including : blood ,urine , CBC , head CT Scan if it is necessary and to check your glucose blood levels.

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