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My BP has gotten higher, what could be the reason ?

my blood pressure is rangeing from 150/90 to 136/86 my health issues are i have lupus. hoshimoto's thyroiditis, chronic aneima, and severe svts usually once a twice amonth heart rate ranging from 275 to 310 . should i be concerned that my blood pressure has gotten higher in the last couple of months and i don't take any meds.

Asked On : Fri, 15 Jan 2010
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  Anonymous's Response

What is your age? But anyway Heart rate is too high and take adequate cardiac care.

Answered: Fri, 15 Jan 2010
Rheumatologist Dr. Raheesh Ravindran's  Response
Dear sir/madam, As i can gather from what you have written,is that you have fluctuating blood pressures,you are suffering from two autoimmune diseases (viz-Lupus , Hashimotos thyroiditis) and you are not on any medications.I definitely feel that you should be worried about your fluctuating blood pressures with a background of lupus.Lupus is a disease which has a great propensity to involve the kidneys if not treated early and effectively.Kidney involvement may lead to high blood pressures.I would strongly recommend you to see your family physician at the earliest or even better a Rhuematologist as soon as possible. Hope you find my answer useful . Take care.
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