Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
160 Doctors are Online

Nerve weakness and hypertension - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
User rating for this question
Excellent Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2005
Answered : 2408 Questions
User :   Hi, I have a small periodic vibration in my right leg
Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :   since when do you have this problem?
User :   just noticed it maybe week ago. if Im busy I dont notice but if I am still I notice it
Doctor :   Do you feel difficulty in walking ?
User :   not at all. It is very small, dime sized in right hamstring area. I just thought my phone was vibrating in my pocket first time i noticed it
Doctor :   ok, How big is the area involved ?
User :   the size of a dime maybe smaller
Doctor :   ok, this could probably be due to nerve weakness
Doctor :   you can aid it by consuming multivitamin supplements
User :   my blood pressure recently has been higher , 140/80
Doctor :   ok,
User :   is that abnormally high
Doctor :   it is high but not dangerous
Doctor :   and one high reading is not enough to consider you hypertensive
Doctor :   3 to 4 readings taken at different times of different day when in rest are good indicators of the hypertensive status
User :   how much does stress contibute to high bp
Doctor :   -pretty much , BP is the first one to rise amongst in stress
User :   so i exercise 5 times/ wk what else can i do other than become a vegetarian
Doctor :   Go for aerobics
and meditation they are very good stress relievers
User :   wont help sorry abt spelling
Doctor :   no,
Doctor :   keep it limited
User :   ok so vibration not much worry abt and BP not so bad... So im gonna be ok then
Doctor :   yes, for sure
User :   alrighty, Im gonna celebrate with a steak and a beer!! just kidding.. THanks
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me , kindly provide your feedback
User :   will do have a great night
Doctor :   Bye for now
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor