What are the further tests to be taken for severe headache and heart problem?
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Hello Doctor, my father got heart problem around 5 years back and he is on stunt. he was veryhealthy and no issues till now. but today he got severe headache and feel drowsy. he went and checked the BP and it shows 170 but after 1 hours it came to 150. please sugest what diagnostic tests we need to take.
Posted Tue, 7 Jan 2014 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Answered by Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar 46 hours later
Brief Answer: Executive Heart check up Detailed Answer: Hi, The headache and drowsiness could be because of high pressure. It is time for him to test if there is another blockage in the arteries to the heart and possibility of stroke. Lipid profile ECG 2D ECHO CT Angiography Revision of BP medications Fasting Blood sugar and HbA1c Ultrasound of carotid arteries You can approach any cardiologist for review