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Symptoms of hypotension or hypertension - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr AAAAAAA here
User :   Hello Doctor
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
User :   Wana know what are the symptoms of high or low BP, becoz now a days early in the morning when I wake up my mind is not getting proper balance
User :   I fell like I will fell down
User :   It also happen sometimes in aftenoon
Doctor :   ok
User :   plz suggest
User :   advice
Doctor :   may i know your age/
User :   30
Doctor :   ok, since when are you feeling like this?
User :   last 1 week
User :   I heavent chk with any doc for the BP
Doctor :   ok , apart from this , any other symptoms ?
User :   and I have also donated bolld in Jan
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
User :   it was first time I have donated
Doctor :   do you smoke or consume alcohol?
User :   no
User :   pure veg as well
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you on any medicines for any illness?
User :   no
User :   no
Doctor :   may i know if there is family history of diabetes or high blood pressure?
User :   no dib, father high BP
Doctor :   ok
User :   mother lw bp
Doctor :   apart from loss of balance , any symptoms like headache , dizziness, vision problems , etc /
User :   all ok, only slight vision problem faced one day it was in the early morningonly
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   on asking you these questions , i would like to give you my suggestions
Doctor :   an increase in blood pressure may cause vision problems, headache , dizziness , giddiness, loss of body balance , sweating , etc
Doctor :   if the blood pressure falls, same symptoms will be seen
Doctor :   it can also be due to low or high blood sugars as well
Doctor :   or even simple vision problems may cause this
Doctor :   I suggest you see a general physician
User :   sorry on above I have escaped one thing
Doctor :   for an examination
Doctor :   and bp recording
User :   the most common thing I m facing day to day is the loss of balance
Doctor :   and tests for anemia, diabetes, etc must be done
Doctor :   ok
User :   but it is managable
Doctor :   can you elaborate on the loss of balance?
Doctor :   is it like only when you wake up in the morning , you feel the problem ?
Doctor :   or whenever you lie down and suddenly get up ?
User :   during the time of walking even by sitting but I judge my self to be in balance
User :   mostly during early morning when I get up
Doctor :   have you ever had any fall due to this before ?
User :   no
Doctor :   apart from this is there any ringing in the ears , any ear ache ?
User :   no Doctor
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   this is a common problem , it is seen when a person wakes up from bed
Doctor :   I would suggest you to remain still for 2 mins when you wake up and then get off from bed
User :   ok
Doctor :   apart from this , make sure you ned to drink good amount of fluids and water daily
Doctor :   an examination and a Bp recording is a must
Doctor :   see a doctor for this
User :   ok
Doctor :   I also suggest you get a routine blood tests
Doctor :   which includes tests for diabetes as well
Doctor :   and urine routine also
Doctor :   as blood pressure and diabetes are most common causes for this
User :   what I need to say to the checker what test reports I want
User :   ok
Doctor :   you first have to visit a doctor ,he will examine you , check blood pressure
User :   just a common routine check up will do
User :   k
User :   thx doctor
Doctor :   and doctor will advise for routine blood and urine test if needed
Doctor :   meanwhile have a healthy diet
Doctor :   and drink good amount of water
User :   ok
Doctor :   i also recommend that you get your eyes tested as a routine test .
Doctor :   apart from this , i do not think of any other causes , these will help you
User :   thx doctor
User :   bye
Doctor :   any more questions for me to help you with ?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok , did you follow my suggestions?
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me
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