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BP goes high, during walking, standing - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   when i stand and walk usually do the dishes actually or take the dog out and then i check my blood pressure it is shooting high what causes this
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide your Age, Gender, Location, Occupation,

User :   19 male student
User :   blood pressure shoots to 160/90
Doctor :   are you checking the BP every day
User :   i try to yes
Doctor :   Usually Bp will be sligthly rised after little work
User :   i had a heart doctor check it my bp was 120/90 i did the exercise bike for stress test it went up to 170/90
Doctor :   But not to the level of 160/90
User :   i didnt get the results back for the stress test yet
User :   so what could this be like could i have a blockage or something
Doctor :   are you taking any medications
User :   yes metoprolol
User :   i have a fast heartbeat but it actually been done since taking the medicine
Doctor :   Have you under gone any other investigations
User :   not really
User :   i get close to passing out alot
User :   they give me sugar and i seem to get better
Doctor :   i did not followed your question

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