... 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)
... and all recent blood tests are normal. In the last year or so I have been suffering from vertigo and insomnia but that is another story. ... (10 replies)
... I been bad I have to dialysis at night but was feeling dizzy not my self thinking I was dieing lot my confidence didn't want to leave the house I said to my doctor I think it's my menopause and after blood test and paying private I was started on oestrogel my blood pressure come down so stop atenolol and my Prednisolone but my pulse has gone up to 96- 104 been reading the... (0 replies)
... on their blood pressure monitor. My doctor didn't put me on any medications, because I'm hoping that I can lower it on my own. I bought a home blood pressure monitor and brought it to the office so they could show me how to use it properly. ... (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)
... 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)
... 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)
... Do i have extremely high blood pressure and have every right to be worried about stroke going blind? ... (86 replies)
... I had high blood pressure and my Do put me on Altace. I have been on it for years. well I gained weight and guess what? ... (7 replies)
... I'm getting to blood pressure, just hold on. ... (7 replies)
... had blood work drawn.... ... (3 replies)
... This is two-parter.
I had to look at the manual and I found :
" Accuracy/Calibration: Pressure: ±3mmHg or 2% of reading
Pulse: ±5% of reading "
So if it would be so inaccurate, wouldn't people return and complain and such?!
The other reason I looked at the manual was to see if those are rechargeable batteries. They are not. Here is what happened this morning. I measured... (12 replies)
What Im trying to state is yes you can get repeated higher readings from one reading if it scares you, if I got a reading of 150/90 one day, I was taking it 3 times an hour, watching and watching, I was sensitizing myself to the higher number, and the more I worried the higher it would go. Example 160/96. I was literally freaked out over the readings, scared to... (10 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)
... soflsun, prior to dropping the Quinapril, my blood pressure was running too low, most of the day. ... (23 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! first off im 23 with just frequent pvc's no underlining. I take varapamil 120mg everynight before bed. i do eat unhealthy, last 4 nights included, i dont drink beer or anything and i dont smoke. so heres my issue.
Tonight i went into a Target store with my GF and my friend, after about 10 min of walking around i stoped to play a handheld game in there electronics... (9 replies)
... Or is my blood pressure a result of my panic attacks and going to the doctor to get a "magic pill" just a successful placebo? ... (4 replies)