Tag Archives: Blood

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 »

Smoky Environment Increase Risk of High Blood Pressure: Study

Photo Credits: theatlantic.com Washington D.C, May 4: A non-smoker should leave a smoky room or car until it has been cleared, suggest researchers as secondhand smoke can cause high blood pressure and hypertension.” Avoid exposure to secondhand smoke regardless of whether the smoker is still in the room. Our study in non-smokers shows that the… Read More »