... 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)
... How often do you measure your blood pressure? ... (2 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)
... 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)
... My blood pressure averages have gone higher since I increased the calories in my diet. For me, it's that simple. Reduce calories to reduce blood pressure. Increase calories to increase blood pressure. ... (6 replies)
... Anyways, when I last saw my general physician about my anxiety, my blood pressure was elevated. Everytime I even see the blood pressure machine in the docs office, i wig out and start getting extremely anxious. ... (8 replies)
... Here is a little more blood pressure "trivia" about the fluctuations of blood pressure during the average 24 hour day, with minimum, maximum and average blood pressure. ... (5 replies)
... This might shed some light on changes on blood pressure during the day. It is, of course, representative of just one person, me, but I think that these blood pressure statistics would pertain to many others. ... (5 replies)
... High blood pressure is high blood pressure is high blood pressure. If anything, the older one gets, the more important it is to maintain a healthy blood pressure. ... (11 replies)
... Do you know if your blood pressure is normally at 150 or over? ... (10 replies)
... I've now recorded my blood pressure over 27,000 times since 1998, or an average of 7 times per day. ... (20 replies)
... A cursory look shows the "normal" trend towards higher afternoon and evening blood pressure than the morning hours. Someone who only takes their blood pressure once in a while, and only in the morning is not getting a true picture of their blood pressure. ... (23 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)
... 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)
... I have to admit that I've become obsessed with taking my blood pressure, especially now that I'm getting mostly healthy readings. I need to get more of a life! ... (22 replies)
... had borderline high blood pressure, and was a regular cigarette smoker. Today, I am now down to 239, quit smoking, joined a gym and changed my eating habits significantly. ... (0 replies)
... It's confusing. I went to the doctor last week and my blood pressure was 147 over 90. I've never had such a high reading. I went home and took it and it was l35 over 85 better, but still high. ... (11 replies)
... health triggers have effected my blood pressure averages through November 26, 2009. ... (21 replies)
... There were four major steps that I took to get my blood pressure, not only under control, but at very healthy levels. ... (21 replies)
thanks for your post! I have learned so much from you guys already! Sharing your knowledge with us helps us, the new guys, immensely.
What is a BP processing service? (If you've used it, I should definitely find out more about it, it could prove to be very useful!)
I keep a journal with the dates/readings for the docs. I have not seen my BP doctor in a... (22 replies)