What is the disease in the elderly with high blood pressure with heat in the body?
I have a grandmother who is over 70 years old this year, but these days she often has high blood pressure, at 1 am, her body is hot. So the doctor asked me what is the disease in the elderly with high blood pressure with heat in the body? What medicine should I give her, doctor? I thank you.
Answered by Master, Doctor Pham Van Hung - Department of Medical Examination & Internal Medicine, Vinmec Danang International General Hospital.
With the question “What is the disease in the elderly with high blood pressure with heat in the body? ”, the doctor would like to answer as follows:
Based on your information, it is preliminary to assess that your grandmother has high blood pressure in the elderly. High blood pressure is a cardiovascular risk factor that can cause complications such as: Brain stroke, myocardial infarction, heart failure, kidney failure,...
Therefore, you should take her to the hospital for treatment. Cardiologist examines and performs necessary tests (blood tests, electrocardiogram, echocardiogram, carotid ultrasound, ...) to assess hypertension grade, complications and other conditions. Comorbidities: Type 2 diabetes, dyslipidemia, coronary artery disease, kidney failure,...and appropriate treatment advice.
If you still have questions about the elderly with high blood pressure with heat in the body, you can go to the hospital of Vinmec Health System for further examination and advice. Thank you for trusting and sending questions to Vinmec. Wishing you lots of health.
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