... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... I've now recorded my blood pressure over 27,000 times since 1998, or an average of 7 times per day. ... (20 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 had chronic, untreatable high blood pressure for many years, until I finally started getting a handle on it in 2004. I had to take my blood pressure almost 31000 times from 1998 thru 2010. I was able to gradually and slowly reduce my blood pressure as I learned what was causing my high blood pressure. ... (10 replies)
... These were my blood pressure readings during 2002 and 2003, by hour of day. ... (0 replies)
... Smoking introduces over 100 different, possibly harmful chemicals into your metabolism. Not exercising? ... (6 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)
... While High Blood Pressure can ALWAYS be harmful to our health, low blood pressure is normally very healthy, unless it is the result of a poorly performing circulatory system, as in the case of advanced Heart Failure. ... (9 replies)
... Fasting Blood Sugar 89! ... (20 replies)
... I've taken my blood pressure over 26,000 times, since 1998, or about seven times per day. To answer your question, I went to my reports showing my average hourly readings for 2003 and for 2008. ... (2 replies)
... complications in child birth, major blood loss, hemo was at a 4, blood transfusion. ... (4 replies)
... occupied with blood pressure readings for the last 4 days. Now to answer some of your questions. I am over 40. My readings, up until recently, varied throughout the day. I noticed they seem to be higher in the middle of the day, and lower at night. ... (2 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)