... here is a list of those readings over the past few weeks. The first are a few days into that labetalol and thus why i thought i was withdrawing from the metorpolol and went back on it. ... (86 replies)
... Don't stress. High Blood Pressure can't be cured, but it certainly can come down if you make the proper modifications. Doctors try to scare us as individuals, but take action. ... (1 replies)
... He says my creatinine levels of 116 are slightly elevated and my GFR is less than normal but nothing to panic about. ... (5 replies)
... I could see it being bad if you are severely obese and your body isn't pumping enough blood to your organs. But i know for a fact most thin runners have low diastolic BP as well as extremely low HR. ... (23 replies)
... Graylorn, I know that you really do mean well. I am not trying to be tough on you. We just have a difference of opinion. The meds. over the past 2 years have made my lifestyle much worse, even after trying 3 doctors..... I don't think that I really need them at all. ... (11 replies)
... Zip is like me. Don't let her go on the drugs, unless it is consistently over 150/100... I agree. It's not worth the side-effects & the torture to find the right combo. Sometimes the right combo is no combo.
I was just wondering about your Xanax. I used to read on an anxiety board, and a lot of those folks were on Xanax. Some of them had taken it so long that they were not... (16 replies)
... if I am lucky enough to live to 95, than I wouldn't want to be on meds. with those reading. Come to think of it, if I could do it all over again I wouldn't go on meds. either. ... (16 replies)
... Thanks for responding Lillians Axe. The coffee dosen't really seem to have any effect at all. I'm not on any medications at all at the moment. I was only on Spironolactone for 6 weeks 4 months ago, so that is not the cause. It sucks falling asleep at 8.30 pm every Saturday night, when I should be out. It's interesting how you said you require a low pulse rate to feel like a... (8 replies)
I'm 34 & have an average B/P of 116/66 on meds. When my pulse gets in the 50's, I feel the way that you do.
They say to avoid caffeine, but it beats feeling like a zombie. Drink a cup of coffee.
If the meds. are bringing it down that low, set a doctors appt. I'm sure that there are other meds. for your condition. Going to a dermatologist might be a better... (8 replies)
... Smoking introduces over 100 different, possibly harmful chemicals into your metabolism. Not exercising? ... (6 replies)
... bash it over my head when I want to take my blood pressure. ... (6 replies)
That was one of your most brilliant posts. I put down my average measurements over 4 months (averaging over 11 readings during different parts of the day). 116/66 seems to be my average. At the doc. 156/85 seems to be my average. Either all B/P measurement devices are broken or my doc is a mor*n & doesn't understand white-coat.
Before the last few years, doctors... (22 replies)
... model blood pressure monitor. I have taken it to the doctor before to see if it matched up against what I got when I was there, it was close. ... (13 replies)
... hour nap when I go home, because of the meds. Other than this one episode, I have never had a panic attack nor high blood pressure. Any ideas... I can't get this b.s. off of my mind. ... (18 replies)