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Psychiatrist: My Medicine Raised Our Patient’s Blood Sugar, Can You Help? PCP: That’s a Dump!

By HANS DUVEFELT, MD If my hypertensive patient develops orthostatism and falls and breaks her hip, I fully expect the orthopedic surgeon on call to treat her. I may kick myself that this happened but I’m not qualified to treat a broken hip. If my anticoagulated patient hits his head and suffers a subdural hematoma,… Read More »

High blood pressure: This strange toilet habit at night could be a sign you have condition

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a long-term medical condition which involves the blood pressure in the arteries which becomes persistently elevated. The symptoms of having high blood pressure are not obvious and if left untreated it puts a person at high risk of developing coronary heart disease, stroke, heart failure, vision loss,… Read More »

High blood pressure: This tasty and creamy snack can help to lower your reading

High blood pressure, or hypertension, can lead to serious health problems if left untreated, such as heart attacks and strokes. Blood pressure can be lowered by making dietary changes, including cutting down on salt  and foods high in saturated fat. As well as cutting down on unhealthy foods, it may be worth adding foods to… Read More »