... 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)
... 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)
... Fluctuating Blood pressure. ... (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)
... I have the same thing, my blood pressure was 123/82 yesterday at the evening. Today, when I woke up I felt breathless and it was 131/90 with heart rate of 94. Actually, I'm not worried and I will try to take Magnesium Chelated 200mg to 300mg before I go to sleep, I advice you to do with same as long as your kidneys are ok.
Are you on anti-hypertensive meds?
Good luck (10 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)
... 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)
... an unrelated problem I've been having recently called my attention to this.
For a while now, occasionally I'd suddenly start to feel bad, I'll get weird pains in my arms, occasionally my legs, sometimes a light tingly feeling in my face, sometimes I'd feel a little lightheaded but not all the time, I don't ever recall getting dizzy, sometime there are other symptoms like just... (2 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)
... yeah its crazy... i think i might be stressing now.. i dunno.. i slept for like 4 hours and i woke up and it was like 130/104 and then minutes later 130/75.. i took about 4-5 more readings and little by little it became 130/90 the last reading.. so last night when i got home it didnt drop below 140/80 and that was my resting BP.. okay and before i could finish this post i... (23 replies)
... because of slowdown of blood flow? ... (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've been on Atenolol for a few years for high blood pressure.. Long story short, I've lost over 100 pounds and now stand at a normal weight. ... (2 replies)