... There aren't enough medications to counteract the harm that you are doing to your own body and metabolism. Being overweight puts you at great risk for being Insulin Resistant (ref: Metabolic Syndrome). Smoking introduces over 100 different, possibly harmful chemicals into your metabolism. Not exercising? :nono: Plus... if I drank 4-5 cans of Iced Coffee daily, I would be... (6 replies)
... representative bp due to anxiety. I have "white coat syndrome", which led to my purchase of Omron unit. ... (17 replies)
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... I then purchased a blood pressure monitor so that I can get a better picture of my BP in the calm privacy of my home. ... (17 replies)
... In a discussion about circulation and methods for testing a friend told me that home blood pressure monitors will not measure the BP in the legs. I have a new Omron 711 and I tried measuring my calf just above the ankle. ... (3 replies)
... maglib, I am sorry that your son is faced with health issues. I'm sure it is not only stressful for him, but also for your entire family. If your untiring determination to help him was medication, he would have been cured by now!
I had difficult to treat, chronically high blood pressure. I also had Heart Failure. As I got progressively worse, and was very sickly, I knew if... (13 replies)
... Do I have a BP problem or is my high Systolic related to stress and anxiety? ... (7 replies)
... I made an excel spreadsheet and taking my BP every hour or when I remember. ... (21 replies)
... ne in the docs office, i wig out and start getting extremely anxious. I mentioned my concern and that I was interested in sorting out whether or not my elevated bp levels were caused by anxiety or something else. He referred me to a Hypertension and Kidney specialist. ... (8 replies)
... I been on BP meds for about 4 months now. The first kind was ATENONOL. They made me tired but they kept my B.P down. ... (5 replies)
... In the interest of research :jester: I tried the Scotch and water again tonight. Unfortunately, I didn't take my BP just before I had the drink, but mid-afternoon, my BP was 126/64. After the drink, I took three readings: 157/81, 167/85, 166/78. Looking back over my records, I don't see any time that my SBP was 140 or higher from a margarita, and usually somewhere between... (5 replies)
... here are my BP readings from my home monitor, for the past few days. ... (3 replies)
... I have been getting fairly consistently high BP readings over the last two months but also extremely variable. ... (3 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)
... based on 33 bp readings. One thing to keep in mind is that the fewer the number of readings, the less reliable the average at that hour. ... (6 replies)
... Zekat i been taking my BP though cause my neprhologist wanted me to take it, LOL trust me i haven't been wanting to take it. I just been taking it randomly though throughout the day. ... (86 replies)
... Made me think i was withdrawing from my metoprolol, and i was getting the dreaded beat blocker wirthdrawals that can kill you, like higher BP and ireegular heartbeat. But the doctor told me i could switch right to the new beta blocker labetaolol the next day and not have to worry about anything. ... (86 replies)
... few doctors to find the right combination of drugs. I hope your blood pressure has remained good in spite of your thyroid problems. I know you've stopped taking bp readings. Perhaps I too need to start over with a new doctor, fresh outlook and fewer meds. ... (16 replies)
... Ok, I need some advice. I went to my doctor for a follow up, and the nurse's hasty BP reading was 143/77. The last one two weeks ago was 146/90.
I showed the following home readings taken every day at 3:30 with my OMROM 712C to him"
4/27 129/80 (6 replies)
... My bp has risen steadily over the past several months. 5 years ago when I was 35 and 30 lbs overweight, I had my first experience with bp. ... (2 replies)