My wife has felt ill since the morning, with nausea and later diarrhea.This is not the first time, she has had similar episodes in the past. Her tests (upper GI, colonoscopy - last done some 15 months ago, are all normal).
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: She has seen doctor in the past, but situation gets better in 24 hours or so, and then back to normal. My corcern this time is that her blood pressure
has spiked up this time... average 160/100. It's been at that level for at least two hours.
JA: Is this consistent, or is there some fluctuation in blood pressure?
Customer: Fairly consistent... goes up to 165 then down to 155, but the average is actually 162/102
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: She takes synthroid (??) and the levels are under control. She was diagnosed some 20 years ago with neurocardiogenic syncope, and takes atenonol for that. This latter condition was deemed to be the cause for the fainting and nausea (accompanied by diarrhea.