... 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)
... right now. I get into a panic when i see my bp anywhere near 130 on top and 85 on the bottom and then it will get higher. I then panic and will check it as much as 10 times in an hour. Am I causing my bp to go up? ... (5 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)
... y job and my normal day to day activities. Through the years I have used Fioricet. I was not on any other medication, other than for a few bouts with Gerd. No blood pressure problem whatsoever. ... (5 replies)
... I am not a trained professional, but from reading I believe that is not necessarily cause for concern. I guess depending on your weight and general fitness, walking could be more strenuous for some people than for others. I think it is reasonable for BP to go up to that level depending on how hard the exercise was for you personally.
Though 137/85 is not a brilliant... (4 replies)
... I have A digital blood pressure machine and my normal bp is 137/85 when I go walking for about 5 to 10 min it shoots up to 150/100 is this any cause for concern I know that blood pressure will rise with activity but does it suppose to rise that much I'm not overexerting myself at all just normal paced walk thanks in advance (4 replies)
... Because the cause is unknown.. maybe we aren't looking hard enough for a cause! I am looking for a possible cause for my hypertension. Right now I am on benicar HCT 40 and the best number I can get at home is 125/81? That's the low by the way.. I get 137/85 too, I have no idea what it is at night now because they put me on xanax so I zone out.
At the doctors it was... (4 replies)
... I'm sure my bp has been like this for a few months as i do remember feeling like this for a while, it's just that i think i just figured out that it was my blood pressure.... ... (6 replies)
... As can be seen I was able to survive YEARS of Heart Failure and very unhealthy blood pressure and I still have a good quality of life, although somewhat restricted in what I can do. ... (16 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)
... is this a normal amount of visits and blood tests or is the doctor jerking me along. I'm tired of going to the doctor all the time. ... (1 replies)
... :confused: :confused: I went to the health food store and there were 150 mg. and 375mg hawthorne capsules. What strength. They smaller mg. dose said to take one once a day and the larger said to take 2-3 day. I'm confused. What dose do you take? I am a small one....98lbs. Also tell me how much celery seed extract. The store didn't have this but I will try another place.... (63 replies)
... If you guys dont already know, you should buy these supplements for lowering blood pressure. Hawthorne Berry and Celery Seed Extract. They work WONDERS and they work pretty fast. ... (63 replies)
... My personal feeling is that it messes with your normal body chemistry & makes you feel worse than before. If my unmedicated B/P was 137-77 for instance & I had a few spikes once in a while, it is normal. Now at 116/66, I don't feel normal. I feel better at 135/85 than at 120/80. I don't know what to say. (10 replies)
... Prior to my appointment with my MD I took my BP and it was 137/84 and this was early in the morning. The nurse checked my BP and got 135/85. After meeting with the doctor and having a few heated words of disagreement about something else he checked my BP, 170/90. I had a lot of questions about BP and I found the below site to be very helpful.
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... Beewee, you might find something interesting in my daily, hourly blood pressure patterns. ... (8 replies)
... yr old female. I was recently diagnosed with high blood pressure about 1 month ago, when I went to my PCP from having a fast heartrate. ... (3 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)
... even all this aside, it seems to be no longer positively affecting my blood pressure. ... (50 replies)