... 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)
... I am wondering if I have high blood pressure and if I should go to my GP? ... (9 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)
... I am 74 years old, male, no complaints at all to all appearances, but I w months back had dizziness at 2 am in bed at which hour it is regular for me t be awake, for if I sleep 4 straight hours that is exceptional.
I took an anti-dizziness tablet and the problem cleared up.
I also took my blood pressure and it was high over 140/85, but I read that old people normally... (1 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)
... That was at least six continuous years of worsening health and worsening heart failure and uncontrolled high blood pressure before being able to get my blood pressure and heart disease under control and on the road to recovery. Approaching my 70th year, it just goes to show that it is never too late! ... (21 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)
... 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)
... From my limited researches, I understand that any reasonably well made digital blood pressure monitor is a godsend and thoroughly reommended by the medicos (called home blood pressure monitor) for anyone over 50 or with suspect bp
just turning up to the surgery will give you "whitecoat" bp reading, in other words you have become anxious just going to see the dr - can make a... (14 replies)
... My heart rhythm problems have significantly improved due to this diet. There are many negative effects of insulin resistance on one's health including higher blood pressure and increased heart rhythm problems. ... (119 replies)
... I had some canned soup earlier that was very high in sodium. Could this cause the spike in my blood pressure? ... (4 replies)
... My doctor says the cause of HBP pressure is a KIDNEY and SODIUM problem. In other words it is IMPAIRED kidneys as the result of to MUCH sodium in the diet. ... (53 replies)
... counrty before these symptoms began, it might be good to get the blood test. ... (8 replies)
... because of course I had to walk in there. Does this mean I have high blood pressure and should I be concerned? ... (0 replies)