I'm writing in the middle of a hiccup of 142/92 that stroke me kind out of the blue after almost two pretty good weeks. I did take two hot coffees in the morning, after several weeks without tasting one, bummer if that's the cause of this.
Anyways started three weeks ago with Losartan Hctz after three consecutive high readings in the Doc's office, between 140/90... (2 replies)
... I have had concerns with beta blocker Attenolol so he has decided to put me on Diltiazem.
I talked to family Doctor about it and he says is the typical medicine they give patients in the hospital for hbp.
Got sent to a nephrologist whom didn't have much positive to say to me.
He basically said it is a complicated ordeal to decipher numbers and kidneys and causes but says... (9 replies)
... First and foremost, I fully understand that it would not be practical to hope for any diagnostic help with regards to my blood pressure concerns. Nevertheless, I'd be very grateful for any kind of feedback.
My baseline blood pressure used to be that of a young hypertensive (throughout my mid-late 20s, I am now 30). No matter how relaxed I felt, my resting blood pressure... (0 replies)
... have been taking amlodipine and nebivolol H regularly one tab a day.
current BP in range of
have recently reduced my intake on my own to 5 days a week instead of 7 days. Now want to gradually stop.
what exactly happens if the dosage is reduced or stopped?
Need precise information on the changes. (3 replies)
... In your experience how much does BP changes and how often should I take it. I believe I'm becoming obsessed, specially when I get a reading near or over 140 systolic or 90 and above diastolic, which has been the case recently. ... (4 replies)
Long story Short:
Due to several issues including recently diagnosed asthma, a previous leg contusion and a mad case of vestibular neuritis, I've passed from a fit 44yr old with every Glucose and lipid levels completely normal.
Almost two years of issues combined, resulted in a an overweight (almost 10kg up), sedentary 46yr old with 109 glucose level and high... (3 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)
... what is blood pressure 140/70 (1 replies)
... The first blood pressure medicine I was prescribed by the doctor caused me to cough at night for some odd reason. I would take it at 11 P.M. About 1 A.M. I would wake up with a dry cough. He canceled that one. Then I was prescribed the new one and have to report back Thur of this coming week for the 6 week return to determine how the prescription is working. However, my... (5 replies)
... Can anyone shed any light on treating systolic hypertension resulting from an aortic aneurysm?
Active 60-year-old male - no symptoms - but concerned about ever increasing pulse pressure and future ability to maintain healthy BP since I will never be able to afford or risk valve/aortic surgery. I currently adjust medication at 20/40mg enalapril - taken in morning and at... (1 replies)
... operative term is sustained. This means over time and everyone has their own tolerance to higher pressure due many factors. If your current medicated pressure is 140 on average then this is pretty good. ... (5 replies)
... Thank you for your response. Just to clarify, the 140/70 is a reading I get while taking the Metoprolol. In terms of splitting the pill, I had read that concern previously, and I confirmed with my cardiologist and the pharmacist and they both said it is fine, the pill is even notched for splitting.
I did have the 24 hour urine test and that came back normal. There was... (5 replies)
... could take at least a week or possibly up to three weeks to reach a maximum saturation in your kidneys to see potential benefit (2 replies)
My doctor change on of my meds at monday, because I have some problems after Amlodipine. From Tuesday morning I'm taking Indapamide and as before Ramipril 10mg before sleep. Today it's 3rd day while I'm at that diuretic and see no effects. Every that day my bp rises after midday to 140/70 and maintained until late evening. How long should I wait before contacting with my... (2 replies)
... Went to the doc today and she told me my BP was 140/70
She said it was probably because "white coat syndrome"
Some details about me.. I'm 21, female, smoker, workout 5 times a week, do not salt my food at all and am in good health. I'm 5'3"-4" 155 pounds but my bodyfat isn't high. It is 23%.
So I'm just wondering if this was probably because of anxiety or what? I... (6 replies)
... Hi there. I'm new here, but I've been lurking for a month or so. I'm a 48 year old mom of three.
I was diagnosed with high blood pressure last year (thanks, Dad ;) ), put on a diuretic, and told to cut down salt. Well, my doctor should have specified, because I cut down way too much (to 500-800mg/day) and after 3 days on the meds I was so dizzy I couldn't do anything! So,... (8 replies)
... I am the same age as your mother & have the same problem. My latest BP reading was 180/70. My normal is 130-140/70. My dr hasn't given me medication yet because his concern is, if he lowers the systolic pressure the diastolic will also lower & if it gets too low I will pass out/faint. I'm not in the medical field but I suspect your mothers dr is being cautious. If she... (4 replies)
... I went to the doctor's again today. I brought my machine and it read 151, and his bp thing on the wall read 165. regardless of that 15 point difference in instruments, it's obvious that my bp raises at least 20 points when I'm in that office since I was using the same device as at home. 10 minutes after I got home, I used the same machine that registered 151 at the dr's and I... (17 replies)
... hi. I am a 21 year old male who is 5'9" and weighs 160lbs. I NEVER smoke or drink caffeine, and I run four sessions of 3 miles/22 min. of cardio each week. I limit drinking to the weekends (and even then it's minimal), and I do not exceed 1500mg of sodium content daily. I consider myself very healthy and have never had health issues, surgery, or been on meds. nothing at all... (17 replies)
... I have white coat for years and years, some times my B/P is not bad at the Dr. but other times high. I went To the Dr. yesterday for a general checkup, The RN took my pressure sad it was 201/77. A little while later the Dr. came in she retook it it was 190/ 80?, after my checkup she took it again and it down in the 170's/70's. I realize this is high but at home my B/Pp is... (1 replies)