... a blood test and everything was fine except my uric acid levels went up quite a lot which can apparently cause gout so I asked the doctor if I could come off the bp meds. He agreed on the condition that I monitored it so I did. My bp nowadays is consistently between 115 and 140 over between 65 and 80. ... (2 replies)
... My dad is a retired doctor who's had BP issues himself. He told me back in the 1960s, when he was in residency, 140 or lower was considered fine. Then it got taken down to 130, and then 120. ... (29 replies)
... f my situation. they took a picture of my heart or whatever and didn't really say anything concerning it, so i don't know if i'm fine and i just need to lower my BP or if i've already caused some sort of damage regardless of my BP? ... (2 replies)
... I know everyones BP raises if we run up the stairs or laugh or stressed. ... (3 replies)
... There aren't enough medications to counteract the harm that you are doing to your own body and metabolism. Being overweight puts you at great risk for being Insulin Resistant (ref: Metabolic Syndrome). Smoking introduces over 100 different, possibly harmful chemicals into your metabolism. Not exercising? :nono: Plus... if I drank 4-5 cans of Iced Coffee daily, I would be... (6 replies)
... My situ is a bit different in that I never taken BP medication. ... (5 replies)
... a bit panicked, I search any information regarding HBP, and I event ran into a local drugstore to test my BP one more time, and it still score at 160 something. ... (11 replies)
... maglib, I am sorry that your son is faced with health issues. I'm sure it is not only stressful for him, but also for your entire family. If your untiring determination to help him was medication, he would have been cured by now!
I had difficult to treat, chronically high blood pressure. I also had Heart Failure. As I got progressively worse, and was very sickly, I knew if... (13 replies)
... So, let me first say I have been pretty obsessed with my bp for about four years after getting a few high readings at the docs. ... (2 replies)
... I have had Type 2 diabetes for about 2 years, and hypertension for about 6. I'm 66. My untreated BP was around 180-200/110-120 - so not good! Back in 2007 I was getting quite a bit of chest pain and was investigated, but with treatment my BP fell to around 115-130/65-80 and I had no problems.
Over the past couple of years it has been rising, with my diastolic... (0 replies)
... Do I have a BP problem or is my high Systolic related to stress and anxiety? ... (7 replies)
... At one point, I ran out of pycogenol and just couldn't seem to get back to the health store to pick up more for about 2 weeks. Almost immediately, my average BP jumped back up to the high 130's. ... (2 replies)
... That's a great idea, actually. Especially because it would seem that, logically, there would be a connection or two.
From my understanding, your Blood Pressure is regulated by your Kidneys, your Hormones and your Nervous System.
Now, we often hear that genetics or heredity is the cause of many young, healthy, hypertensives but... genetics/heredity isn't some kind of... (5 replies)
... ish. From there the doctor added 5 mg of Norvasc and it brought my bp down a little, which then made her bump the NOrvasc up to 10 mg. ... (5 replies)
... s, you need to have a followup with them. This time insist the physician take your BP personally and not rely on a waiting room monitor. ... (6 replies)
... I think I have labile BP. I been feeling run down and out of breat and rapid pulse with little actitivy. SO I stopped my BP meds. Well the rapid pulse went away, I am no longer out of breath. ... (5 replies)
... sharon... i have been following your posts. and was wondering how you are? you haven't posted since the end of march. i am also wondering... what is a TEE?
i also have b/p readings very high like yours. i am on 2 b/p meds but for about 2 or 3 weeks my readings have been in the 140's to 150's range systolic and 110 - 140 diastolic range. my cardio has increased my dosages... (33 replies)
... my muscles ache, and I'm very fatigued. also while my systolic BP has remained the same, my diastolic BP has increased 10 points on average. ... (17 replies)
... I am not 100% sure but my father in law is type 2 diabetes and his bp is 120/80 and was told his was too high! :confused: His wife said that the doctor wanted his bp to be around 110/70 and he is on meds now. (5 replies)
... I think having high numbers so young is a concern but being aware of it and getting control is key. Most people in their 20's have no clue what their BP is. ... (15 replies)