... Caffeine and smoking are huge causes of high blood pressure, so your bp medications have to fight twice as hard to get over the effects of the caffeine and the smoking. ... (4 replies)
... I've taken my blood pressure almost 31,000 times since 1998. I'd like to share some of my blood pressure readings with others, so that others can compare their results with mine. ... (2 replies)
... Diabetes for over 20 years. About 10 years ago, I was getting a lot weaker and a lot worse. I started taking my blood pressure, at home, and found out, to my great surprise, that I had high blood pressure. I had no idea. ... (23 replies)
... My own personal opinion is that "average" diastolic blood pressure is healthiest near 70 and is less healthy as the average increases from 70. That said, an "average" diastolic blood pressure near 80 is still pretty damn good! ... (5 replies)
... I assumed it was because I was anxious about the test. I had a friend take my blood pressure at her house in the evening and it was still as high.I also had calf pain but I do a lot of long distance running. ... (0 replies)
... Thanks for your post and research, Machaon!
I was wondering....could you please share with us the specifics of your low cal / low carb / high frequency eating diet?
Thanks! (16 replies)
... As can be seen I was able to survive YEARS of Heart Failure and very unhealthy blood pressure and I still have a good quality of life, although somewhat restricted in what I can do. ... (16 replies)
... I've taken my blood pressure over 25,000 times, since 1998, or about seven times per day. This morning I ran reports showing my average hourly readings for 2003 and for 2008. ... (16 replies)
... Does anyone else's blood pressure do this? ... (1 replies)
... Hi, guys. I just wanted to know if you think I might have low blood pressure. I've never really had problems with high blood pressure, as every time I check, the diastolic number is always "well contained". But sometimes, the numbers are on the low side. ... (1 replies)
... I think my low blood pressure is caused by depression. I've been recently making a log of my readings, and it seems that depression may be the culprit. ... (1 replies)
... I was running 4 miles a day and working out with weights. The blood pressure prior to starting this much stricter diet was coming down down down... ... (2 replies)
... I've taken my blood pressure almost 31,000 times since 1998. ... (6 replies)
... I had difficult to treat, chronically high blood pressure. I also had Heart Failure. ... (14 replies)
... I've been taking my BP frequently since I stopped taking my meds last week and I have found that it fluctuates minute to minute - hour to hour - day to day.
The last week, my readings have ranged from close to hypotension (~90/60), pre-hypertension (~138/90), and one or two hypertension (~154/101). For the most part they have been in the normal range (~112/85).
I... (7 replies)
... I'm new to this board and wanted to share my frustrations and problems about my blood pressure. ... (3 replies)
... Beewee, you might find something interesting in my daily, hourly blood pressure patterns. ... (8 replies)
... Congrats to your doctor for prescribing Coreg. Coreg is one of the best medications for treating high blood pressure. However... both Coreg and Lisinipril come with some side effects, especially tiredness and weakness. ... (11 replies)
... Blood Pressure and heartrate varies all day long. You can take three bp readings in a row and get three different bp readings and three different hr readings. ... (10 replies)
... active. i dont see how atenolol would be the cause of higher blood pressure and pulse, it sounds somewhat like anxiety may somewhat be an issue as well to some extent, i would deffinately check with your doc and see whats up. ... (29 replies)