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Have high blood pressure. Facing dizziness. What is the underlying cause?

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My father is facing dizziness after waking up, his glucose is 80, blood pressure is bit high 170, what you be the possible cause
Posted Mon, 6 May 2013 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Answered by Dr. Anantharamakrishnan 23 minutes later
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Glucose could have been lower in the night / and has subsequently risen to 80 in the morning (Somogyi effect). The dose needs adjustment, especially the evening / night medicines.... Discuss with his diabetic specialist.

The systolic pressure is high / needs adjustment of his pressure medicine...

Silent heart attack and/or brain ischemia are common in Diabetic, especially if smoking... ECG, MRI, ENT opinion and so on may be necessary depending on the findings of clinical examination..

He must stop smoking...

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