... I am a 55 year old male with high bp only towards afternoon and evening with readings in the range of 135/85 to 145/90. When I check my BP in the early morning after I wake up, it's always less than 120/80.
My physician suggested me to take ACE drug (Enapalapri) starting with 2.5 mg and increased to 5 mg.
During my last physical at the doctor's office my BP was in the 140/80... (5 replies)
... Three winters ago, I started having stroke level BP spikes. BP would be normal and then late in afternoon/early evening, BP would start going up until it reached levels around 220/120 with a heart rate around 135.
I went to ER who left me in waiting room for 3 hours before I saw a doctor. By then it had dropped to less dangerous levels and after more meds and laying in... (0 replies)
... If you aren't able to bring your average diastolic down below 90 with lifestyle changes, I recommend going back to the doctor and ask for a change in medication. ... (3 replies)
... Hello kari,
135/90 is not bad but 130/85 is a lot better and 120/80 is perfect. Have you tried supplements to reduce your blood pressure? I have found that Magneium, Flaxseed and Vitamin C are helping me a lot. Also salt plays a big part of the high blood pressure game for many people. For me, I consume less than 500 mg of sodium daily and I'm happy that way. If I can keep... (3 replies)
... I am just wondering if blood pressure of 135/90 can cause damage to the body? No matter what I do like exercising and watching my diet that is where my numbers are all of the time. I did take inderal LA for many many years but realized it was what was causing me to have intestinal problems. I stopped taking it a few months ago because of that. (3 replies)
... After I took Royal Jelly it went to 135/95 , in few hours it's back to 135/90. I will take Royal Jelly for 2 more weeks then stop it!
I need it for my thyroid. (3 replies)
... Good question. I've thought about this over the years and figure whatever your average BP is during an entire day (resting and moving) is what you should be concerned about. If you have a resting BP of 135/90 (moderately elevated). But, it jumps to 150/95 with any little exertion including standing up and going into another room, that's a problem imo. I have this same... (1 replies)
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... Nobody responded on other board so hopefully some kind intelligent souls can help shed some light.
high renin but normal aldosterone
Teenager dx hypertension. High renin. Familial high cholesterol. Low D. Slightly high thyroglobulin AB.
Has had kidney ultrasound and tests by cardio all supposedly fine. His renin levels are considered high but aldosterone... (14 replies)
... Hello everyone, I hope it will be a good day for you!
I have a question; hope someone here may explain to me what is going on.
All my life I lived with very low BP, many times it was so low I was admitted to the hospital to find out what is going on.
All of a sudden, really all of a sudden I didn't feel good. Nausea, dizziness, weakness, just feeling ill for a good 10... (1 replies)
... Check with your DR. I've never taken that drug, but if it were me, I'd take daily readings asap and if it's staying that high I'd stop that drug (ask DR how).
If it were me, I'd go back to no drugs for 2 weeks to get it all out. Then continue daily readings and find my "without drugs" averages, which you allready know as 135/95 range.
Start daily readings to get an... (7 replies)
... Hello friends I'm 21 years old. Recently my blood pressure been high around 145/90 sometimes 135/90 pulse around 90-110 but it jumps higher when I move around I also feel my heart pumping really hard. It gotten to the point where if I stand up from my bed my heart would pound like I'm running a marathon and I get dizzy... so I stayed in bed. My doctor put me on Apo Atenol... (8 replies)
... hello, mostly posting to see if anyone knows how accurate the store bp machines are compared to the home ones. at the store i usually go to its usually 120-135/90-95. at home its pretty consistent with the systolic, sometimes lower. but the diastolic seems to be off by 10 points. i have an omron digital arm reader, suppost to be accurate. i just dont know what to believe. at... (4 replies)
... Hi, brandonb!
Yes, "organic cider vinegar that is unpasteurised" is a must for our purposes here, as processing takes nutrients right out of it. My bottle says "organic, raw~unfiltered apple cider vinegar with the 'mother'".
Regarding the cayenne pepper, it's best to use pepper from a health food store, or purchased online. Regular cayenne in the spice aisle in... (46 replies)
... I am not on any but I have a 3 month supply left so I take one when I think I need it. My dog died the other night unexpectedly, so I was afraid my bp would spike so I took a lisinopril. Yesterday it was errartic and woke up with a pulse of 90 and my bp high was 135/90. I thought maybe I could take fish oil instead. (5 replies)
... A diastolic of 90 is not healthy. I hope that it gets down, hopefully below 80 once in a while. ... (45 replies)
I used to take my blood pressure about twice a day, once first thing in the morning, then again just before going to bed late at night. Looking back, I can't really say that my blood pressure was well controlled, just stable and remaining close to desired levels for periods of time, sometimes months. (Thanks for pointing that out, Machaon! :D) Then,... (45 replies)
... Depending on age the borderline hypertensive number I have always seen is 140/90. So your diastolic number is something you may want to keep an eye on.
If it concerns you don't hesitate to have it checked out. Mine was 90 when I was in grade school- I'm 35 now, and an hour ago it was 212/135.
Don't scare yourself with your current number, but do be mindful to keep it... (11 replies)
... The Diastolic at 90 is the most worrisome. That means that your system..... your glands and organs are under constant unhealthy pressure. ... (8 replies)
... oops, i forgot. to prove my dedication to my health my doctor recommended buying a BP Moniter of which i did FINALLY today. i checked my BP at least 6 times and averaged 135/90 with the pulse at 90. my sweetie says it's to high still. i'm wondering should i tell the doctor to double my Metropolol? i currently take 25mg a day. (8 replies)