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Hypertension

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Posted by: Tania van Wyk | 2019/04/30

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Feel dizzy for 4 days and legs are numb

good day , my mom has been suffering from high blood pressure all her adult life , the last few years , she cant seem to get the right pills for her blood pressure . doctors keep on changing the pills but nothing has worked so far . as from Friday , she is feeling dizzy , and needs to walk against a wall to keep up right , Sunday she could even stand up by herself . she went to steve BIko hospital , they gave her new pills and send her home . its 2 days later and she feels as dizzy and off balance as ever . what could be wrong ?

Expert's Reply

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Hypertension expert
- 2019/04/30

Invest in a BP machine and measure at home - upper value should be 110-140, not higher or lower. Maybe it has nothing to do with her BP tablets and she is e.g. having an anaemia, bleeding in the gut etc.....she needs a thorough check-up with a thorough dr. 

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Posted by: Lee | 2019/04/30

Goodday I am experiencing a lame feeling from my neck down my back, an lower back,both arms and legs...especially wen I walk a lot

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