... 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)
... I take 25mg of atenolol 2 times a day but It doesn't seem to do anything for my blood pressure. I have also began the bad habit of taking my blood pressure over and over again every day. I spoke to my doctor about switching the Atenolol and he put me on 50mg of Metoprolol Succ ER about a month ago. ... (0 replies)
... Dear Machaon, Thank you for your elaborate contribution to my dilemma. I appreciate so much
--So far drs say heart is ok
I started to get 80/50, 90/50, 100/60, in average, it ranges mostly 90 – 118 over 50-69 during evening to overnight. I have to continually drink a lot of water to keep it there. During the day waking up is 125/69 goes to 139-1149/80 during the day.... (4 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)
... With any doubt in my mind, a Healthy Diet WILL lower High Blood Pressure levels down to healthier levels. ... (0 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)
... Why did my number of blood pressure readings drop from 2375 in 2001, to 1423 in 2002, to 1032 in 2003? ... (16 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)
... I get anxiety attacks quite often... every few days. And this one trigger I'm working on fixing, but I question the dangers of having blood pressure spike this high! ... (3 replies)
... Today, was the first time in years I measured my blood pressure. ... (1 replies)
... Has anyone else here experienced sporadic high blood pressure along with feeling like you are going to pass out especially when standing? ... (4 replies)
... My heart rhythm problems have significantly improved due to this diet. There are many negative effects of insulin resistance on one's health including higher blood pressure and increased heart rhythm problems. ... (119 replies)
... i had my gallbladder removed wed while in recovery my blood pressure was 80/40 then got as high as 94/52 i do take heart medicines atenolol pravachol k-dur and niaspain also a few weeks ago i was in the hospital and my blood pressure was low 90/50 could it be because the pain medicines. because everytime i see my heart doctor its like 139/92 (1 replies)
... is a fairly healthy BP reading for a 50 year old, who is not on BP medication, IMHO. In order to really know what your blood pressure is doing you need to take it several times per day, for a few weeks, like in the morning, before lunch and before dinner. ... (6 replies)
... Do you know what your blood pressure was the rest of the day? ... (6 replies)
... category is called "prehypertensive" and means one should keep an eye on their blood pressure and make lifestyle changes to try to reduce the numbers. ... (5 replies)
... but everyone has spikes. And many people have "white coat syndrome" where their pressure is higher in the doctor's office. ... (6 replies)
... I am 27yrs old--I do try to walk on most days. Only during the warm months. I do not smoke---but to be completely honest...I have been drinking probably more than I should here lately. Like once during the weekend---or every other weekend.
Does alcohol raise the bp??
Can you give me some other things that might raise the bp. I try to eat pretty good. I am 5'6...and... (9 replies)