Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
138 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction

What causes high bp?

my husband is 32 years old and has high blood pressure. he has been exercising, taking fish oil tablets, drinking hawthorne berries tea and garlic - eating with very little salt, no meat only fish everything basically that he can do except going on meds. But as of a few days his blood pressure readings have been 152/ 105, 148/ 100 and other high readings at the morning readings. what is wrong? he does not drink or smoke and nothing is happening. what should he do?
Tue, 22 Nov 2016
Report Abuse
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Hi...
Welcome to healthcare magic.
Blood pressure above 140/90 mm of hg in persons below 60 years of age even after lifestyle modification definitely requires treatment. Since your husband is very young he needs to evaluated to know the cause for high BP,
So I would Recommend,
1.Get renal function tests, Usg of Kidneys, renal doppler and 24 hour urinary metanephrines to know cause for BP.
2.Get fundscopy and 2D Echo to look for complications of BP
3.Star oral meds since he is persistently having BP above 140/90 which otherwise would lead to complications.
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on
 

Related questions you may be interested in

doctor1 MD

I think I might have high blood pressure .It came on me all of a sudden. What can cause that? I think I might have high blood pressure .It came on...

Recent questions on  Hypertension

doctor1 MD

Hi, I had a hysterectomy 12 years ago, ovaries out as well. My doctor put me on high dose oral premarin 0.625mg for 10 of those 12 years. I became...

doctor1 MD

i have been seeing my dr for 1year i have dangerously high bp heart palpertations all she wants to do is put me on antideppressants after being on...

doctor1 MD

Respected madam, I am an anaesthesiologist working in a sudivision hospital . Recently i had a pt of hypothyroidism going for cs. her starting BP...

doctor1 MD

I am having a fluttering bubbling feeling in my calves - mostly right one and sometimes lower left inside. I am worried it is a blood clot or...

doctor1 MD

how often can you take Prednisone? I have reallybad inflamation in my hands and it took it away . The swelling has come back now and I dont know...

doctor1 MD

Patient: Female, 73 years, 6 months old, 5'7" tall, 230 lbs., in generally good health. Hypertension well controlled with medication, lifelong...

doctor1 MD

Im a 70 year old stage two diabetic. I woke up in the night with dry heaves...I just went to the store and fell faint and nauseated. I rested for...