... 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)
... Just wanted to throw some more bp data your way. From 1998 thru 2010, I took my blood pressure 31,000 times, trying to learn all I could learn about blood pressure. I know that everyone is different, but I don't think that I am the only one whose blood pressure acts like mine does. ... (4 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 have added 40mg Lasix on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. My blood pressure almost immediately dropped down to much healthier levels and my symptoms got better...... ... (6 replies)
... My blood pressure averages have gone higher since I increased the calories in my diet. For me, it's that simple. Reduce calories to reduce blood pressure. Increase calories to increase blood pressure. ... (6 replies)
... o, to see if it brings it down even in her office. I agreed. I have been med free since Feb when I stopped Beta Blockers that I took for a year for this "Labile" blood Pressure, so going on any med bummed me out. ... (25 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)
... 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)
... years, I've accumulated over 25,000 blood pressure readings in my database. ... (3 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)
... When I was first diagnosed with hypertension, I was all freaked out about it, and it didn't help that in the course of one day, I might take fifteen different readings, and have them range from 120/65 to 190/115, there just didn't seem to be any rhyme or reason for the ups and downs. I finally found a precription drug program that was effective in turning the "trend" down for... (10 replies)
... you have to wean off a beta blocker over about one or two weeks time or you get what you got rebound pressure, feeling adrenal surging and a high heat rate. (2 replies)
... So, I am currently being treated for high blood pressure and am on 5mg Ramipril and 25mg Atenolol. ... (2 replies)
... Congrats to your doctor for prescribing Coreg. Coreg is one of the best medications for treating high blood pressure. However... both Coreg and Lisinipril come with some side effects, especially tiredness and weakness. ... (11 replies)
... Around two years ago I had a fever and went to my doctors who noticed my blood pressure was high. ... (7 replies)
... UPDATE: Weaning process off of Bystolic going well. Blood Pressure last night was 129/73. This morning I took it 6 times in a row per an article I read from one of the medical clinics--dumped the first reading (which really wasn't bad-141/79) and averaged out the remaining 5 readings which were 137/77;134/78; 134/75; 127/73 and 125/74 (pulse on all readings was between 59 and... (67 replies)
... I've taken my blood pressure over 26,000 times, since 1998, or about seven times per day. ... (2 replies)
... My blood pressure averaged 132/87, pulse 71, for the 90 plus readings I've taken since September 2007. I've decided to take the DASH 14 day Challenge to see if I could drop my pressures more with the hope/goal of reaching a 120/80, :angel:.
I've been on the DASH diet for 1 week now...here are the results for the first week...
First reading in am before breakfast without... (4 replies)
... Hi all.. I take my blood pressure at home typically twice a day as I am having kidney trouble due to renal artery stenosis in one kidney so the doctor wants me to monitor it closely. ... (5 replies)