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Why am I sometimes fatigued with high BP and consistent sounds that I hear?

Sometimes especially when driving I am overwhelmed with fatigue and I need to pull off the road and close my eyes. It could be the middle of the day. I am a fairly fit 44 year old woman and very active. This just started in the past year or so. I have controlled high BP and after hearing consistent sounds in my carotid a Doppler revealed 25-49% blockage in both carotids. Could that be responsible for the sudden onset of fatigue?
Asked On : Sat, 13 Oct 2012
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welcome to the forum

As per your description, your symptom of fatigue is probably related to haemodynamic etiology........(High BP and blocked carotids).....

I advise you to consult a cardiologist/general physician for detailed evaluation as soon as possible

Wish you good health

Answered: Sat, 13 Oct 2012
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