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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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User :   I had problems getting a health card 5 years ago due to hypertension. My BP was around 151/97 average. I was in a stressful career as a general manager of a manufacturing facility. Two years ago I got divorced, moved and started a less stressfull job as a foreman of a smaller manufacturing shop. I also remaried about 6 months ago. All seems ok. Two years ago, I was working under a car. When I sat up, I became very dizzy and light-headed. I had to sit for about 5 minutes before I could stand. Things were spinning and I was slightly nauseated. This was the first time I can recall this problem. 4 months ago, I noticed frequently having problems getting up from a supine position. Along with this, I am constantly carrying a mild dull headaches that gets extreme and becomes a migraine 3 to 5 times per week. I used to take Ibuprofen between 10 to 12 tablets daily. This had little effect. I went to a doctor a month ago and I am
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User :   I've had MRI(clear), MRA (clear), ENT Dr. tested ok, VNG(ok) but heart rate was 43-52 and BP was 77/55. Autonomic tests clear. My dr.s are not talking with each other and have no plan. I'm on heart event monitor but no symptoms other than dizzy and headaches with little or no energy
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User :   On healhy diet. No caffine, alcohol, sugars. for last 4 weeks. BP keeps getting lower as I go to new tests
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User :   I am concerned and no one seems to have answers. I am to meet with primary Dr next week but she has no results back from the tests she ordered. they arent talking and I'm becomeing concerned as I have no energy. What should I do??
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May I know your age and gender?

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