... Please have your carotid arteries checked. If you are having blackouts in one eye or visual problems...there is a good chance you have plaque in your carotid arteries. My husband had this problem and he had to have surgery. BTW I hate atenolol...i'm on that med and it has caused me a lot of problems, but it might be just the thing for you. Never try to get off of it...you must... (3 replies)
... I have been to the doctor several times in the past year and a half (feeling exhausted and lightheaded). The highest my BP had been in that time was 122/80. They never found anything wrong.
A little over a week ago I went to the doctor for sever arm and neck pain and surprisingly, my BP was 176/118 (pulse was 94). My doctor freaked out and put me on Atenolol (I'm only... (3 replies)
... Ive been looking into my blood pressure alot lately and its been up and down over the months lately i cant seem to get it normal on my first bp take that is, heres my question i got to a machine to take my blood pressure and yesterday this first time said 152/72 and i this angered me becuase ive been trying to keep it down i am 20 yrs old normal weight and i completely turned... (1 replies)
... David, what kinds of blood pressure fluctuations are you experiencing? ... (5 replies)
... over whatever. So then i started thinking i was jsut nervous having him take it so i changed and everyday after work i would go to a blood pressure machine to have it checked WHILE ON A SODIUM DIET it would be about 120,122,maybe 118 every day that i checked it.. ... (2 replies)
... In my own experience with my own blood pressure, the lower my blood pressure, the better my health. ... (5 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)
... back in January '11, and losing 85 lbs over the past 11 months, my blood pressure has been reduced naturally. ... (3 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)
... First off, I very seldom take my blood pressure after a meal. I don't want my blood pressure readings to be influenced by my body's struggle to digest the food. ... (26 replies)
... e absolutely right! Let me ask you a question, though. Is it possible,in your opinion, to identify and isolate the offending foods in one's diet without taking blood pressure measurements after each meal? ... (26 replies)
... Is a blood pressure reading of 122 over 80 high or is it ok (0 replies)
... Your blood pressure is supposed to vary during the day. ... (23 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)
... Do you know if your blood pressure is normally at 150 or over? ... (10 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)