... 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'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)
... 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)
... ghtly over weight, normal alcohol intake and reasonable healthy diet. I feel fine. However, I have a severe anxiety when going to the doctor especially having my blood pressure taken. ... (4 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)
... Hi, guys. I just wanted to know if you think I might have low blood pressure. I've never really had problems with high blood pressure, as every time I check, the diastolic number is always "well contained". But sometimes, the numbers are on the low side. ... (1 replies)
... Hello all, I have a question that hopefully I can receive some insight. I trust my PCP mind you, I just would like some different views and opinions. I am a 40 year old male. I consider myself in decent shape. In the past I was prescribed BP meds. Linsiopril 10mg to be exact...With exercise routine and a much healthier diet, I have been able to get off of all meds. I am... (3 replies)
... blood pressure when lipids, diabetes, thyroid, kindey, liver test are all negative a sign of possible heart attack in near future? ... (1 replies)
... I also have low BP. It's normally around 96/60+ but has been as low as about 83/55. I've read that low BP can be one symptom of hypothyroidism (which you said you have). High cholesterol is also common with hypothyroidism. If you'd already been diagnosed hypothyroid when your BP had been running 125/80, something else is obviously causing it to fall.
Your dizziness,... (6 replies)
... Beewee, you might find something interesting in my daily, hourly blood pressure patterns. ... (8 replies)
... I've taken my blood pressure almost 31,000 times since 1998. ... (6 replies)
... I had difficult to treat, chronically high blood pressure. I also had Heart Failure. ... (14 replies)
... Blood Pressure and heartrate varies all day long. You can take three bp readings in a row and get three different bp readings and three different hr readings. ... (10 replies)
... My GP has recently started treating my high blood pressure with ramipril after a 24hr blood pressure test showed my BP to be around the 165-175/95-105 mark.
I started on 1.25mg for a month which reduced my BP a little at first but towards the end of the 4 wk period it seemed less effective. My GP increased the dose to 2.5 which immediately (same day) reduced my BP to a... (3 replies)
... Hi everyone,
It seems that I have a problem with concentration, neither multi-vitamins nor Vit.B Complex can solve it. I tried Ginseng before and WOW I can study for 16 hours a day, but next day my bp spikes to over 160/110.
We have Ginkgo Biloba in my country but the strength of the tablets are 40mg or 240mg only.
I'm using a product now that contains
Each film... (2 replies)
... I've taken my blood pressure over 26,000 times, since 1998, or about seven times per day. ... (2 replies)