... During the six year years from 1999 thru 2004, my diastolic blood pressure averaged over 90 ALL THE TIME! Average blood pressure also increased as the day went on. ... (1 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... (9 replies)
... No you do not. You need to monitor it and do what you can to normalize it. generally a good doctor will give you 6-12 months to bring your BP down. This means all the "usual suspects."
1. Lose weight
2. Stop smoking
3. Cut back drinking
4. Get 30-60 minutes of exercise a day
5. Examine your diet; try the DASH diet
6. restrict sodium
7. Check your sleep pattern for... (11 replies)
... do you require medicine at 130/90 bp (11 replies)
... GLORIA: P.S. I just re-read your post. Your systolic #s are good (120 is obviously better than 130). Monitor your BP at home for a while. 120-130/90 is not alarming. Used to be that doctors worried more about diastolic, but now agree that a high systolic is a greater predictor of furture problems. I don't know if you have other health concerns with heart or kidney but at this... (2 replies)
... Up to 140 over 90 is considered 'high normal'. 140 over 90 or higher, is regarded as HBP. See you doctor anyway. ... (11 replies)
... Mine was 130/86. I'm 5'7" and 159 lbs. Would you say that this is normal range? (5 replies)
I'm with Rick, I wouldn't treat it and just try some salt restriction. (Obviously weight reduction isn't necessary.)
I don't know your age, but the older you are the better your numbers look.
If you start fiddling up into the 90's regualrly, then maybe rethink the drug picture! (5 replies)
... Hi there :wave: just a quick question. I am 5'8" 115 lbs and my bp is always 130ish/90. Should I be concerned? Thanks (5 replies)
... Hi Theresa
I understand you wanting to vent, I feel my concerns landed on deaf ears (where the doctors were concerned) they were just so eager to get those meds down me.
I had a girl 27/11 - number 2. I found during this pregnancy I got heart palpations whenever I had caffiene - like you heart pounding through my chest so hard it was frightening - so I cut out coffee and... (10 replies)
... A diastolic of 90 or over is considered too high if sustained over time. An occasional reading of 90 happens to a lot of people if anxious or stressed or having just eaten a big meal etc. BP "spikes" are normal... ... (2 replies)
... is diastolic 90 normal? ... (2 replies)
... atengnr is quite right. Just go by the BP where you're the most relaxed. BP often tells how comfortable a person is with a specific doctor, and in your case too much moving around as well. Definitely affects BP. Everything that atengnr mentioned would apply to you. Our BP goes up and down all day long and even all night. Sometimes our BP can go even higher during sleep if... (2 replies)
... I am 44 yrs old. Went to doctor, bp was 160/104. She ordered a 24 hr bp monitor. Showed only two spikes during the day, 154/104 and 150/100 while i was at work.other times of day bp normal, 124/82, sometimes a little higher 130/90. at night bp drops to 100/60. Still wants me on bp meds. very scared of medication. heart rate is usually good 60-70, sometimes in the 80's. Beta... (11 replies)
... If I had BP 130/90 i would be happy, mine is usually 155/100 when i first walk in then settles to 140/92 after 5 min. Sometimes, its as high as 180/105 after a salty meal and a hard day !
I take 25mg of Atenolol because i have a lot of (PVC's) skipped beats (some days 1 out of every 10) Atenolol isn't a cure but softens then beat so they don't hurt as much. (they hurt... (19 replies)
... I am 26 aswell.
Since last week my blood pressure increases I am 130/90
So I began exercising, eating almost veggie again.
I also have a history of anxiety, panic attack and more. Have had many fear disorders throughout my life starting in my teens.
I also just stopped smoking, I only smoke cigarettes for 3 weeks, and began eating a lot, this all wast mostly caused... (4 replies)
I mean no disrespect to others .... but at this moment you really should let things settle down before you are paniced into concerning yourself about 130/90 after a brisk walk to your doctors.
Medication does leave the bloodstream quite quickly but that is just a small part of the story and spooking you with such over simplifications is at best counter... (19 replies)
... is yet far from normal...You want that 90 to be far lower than this....I connect your heart rate with your lack of a medication such as Altenol or Lisprinol which is a similar drug... ... (19 replies)
... that was after a long walk to the Dr.'s Clinic. It seems like my BP has stabilized but my heart is still thumping away going up to 110 or 130 beats per minute. Any idea how long this will continue. I am freaking out that this could result in damage to my heart. ... (19 replies)
I'm 36 year old female. I have essential HBP and have been on medication on and off (most of the time on) for slightly elevated BP for many years. I was taking 50mg of Labetalol twice a day, which I believe it's a small dose and it worked well on me. The reason I was put on Labetalol was that it's safer for pregnancy and breastfeeding. And then after I stopped... (4 replies)