Yesterday I experienced what can best be described as a sudden sensation of my heart unexpectedly jumping into my throat, beating there, and rising to about 100BPM. Now from what I understand of SVT ...
My grandfather had open heart surgery for a valve replacement and for a bypass/stint put in just last fall around Thanksgiving. He was in surgery for around 8hrs and they lost him a few times on the ...
Ok, I am 52 years old near 53, male and yes I smoke about 20 ish a day! Bad I know, and need my *** kicked, but why lie! The thing is I have smoked since I was around 12 years old, But at least I am ...
sorry about the spelling. my mom only just told me that my grandpa has one and most likely will get surgery tommarow. she said it has something to do with stress and blocking the heart. shes hiding ...
Norvasc (Amlodipine) is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) and to treat angina (chest pain).
Usual dosage is 2.5 mg.
How long has it been since you took your medicine?
If you have been taking your medicine as prescribed, you should contact your physician immediately and have the dosage increased.
My first question would be how was it taken? A lot of the electronic home b/p machines can be off, if you have someone who knows how to take a manual one have them do that. If it really is that high and not coming down then going to the ER would be your best bet, they may not have to do much to get it down but you would rather go now than let it continue to climb and have a stroke
Hypertensive Crisis. Get checked into an emergency room ASAP. you are a stroke waiting to happen.
Go to the hospital. Normal blood pressure is 120/80. You're in a dangerous range.
Seriously, go to the ER RIGHT NOW. You could easily have a stroke at that blood pressure.