... 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)
... Blood Pressure normally increases during the day. Buts...... ... (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)
... I went on blood pressure medication in 1998, without it at the time my BP would range in the mid 160's over the high 90's, low 100's. For years it was in the low 130's over the 80's or 70's with BP medication. ... (1 replies)
... I went to the doctor yesterday to go over labs and my blood pressure was checked at the beginning and then with him towards the end of the appt. ... (2 replies)
... You sound like A athletic Blood pressure is Always high in the docs office. ... (4 replies)
... I am a 28 year old white male who apparently has high blood pressure. ... (4 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)
... So then i thought it was nothing to worry about and did not need to return to the doctors... well this year over then summer i had been to the emergency room twice, once for pains in lower stomache and the 2nd because of energy drinks... ... (2 replies)
... min of sun exposure per day. I hadn't consistently done that in over 10 yrs. The sun had basically disappeared from my daily life due to long hours at work, including many weekends of OT. ... (9 replies)
... In other words, take total control of your health and go on a mission to learn all you can about high blood pressure, read books, read internet sites, etc. DASH diet is a great starting point. Then do the changes. ... (4 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)
... Same thing happened to me. I had a reading on a friends BP cuff and it was even higher then yours. This is very bad. However, just one reading is not enough to know what's going on. Take several readings over the next few days, morning, afternoon, evening, and see your average range (for each time of day, compare morning to morning, afternoon to afternoon, evening to... (10 replies)
... Perfect blood pressure. ... (1 replies)
... Blood Pressure starts low in the morning and naturally goes higher during the day. Your Diastolic, prior to meds, seemed healthy. ... (3 replies)
... dard for care, many patients would be denied necessary health care and more people would suffer from more serious health problems. The longer that unhealthy high blood pressure is allowed to punish a person's circulatory system, organs and glands, the worse it is going to be for that person's health. ... (9 replies)
... I am 74 years old, male, no complaints at all to all appearances, but I w months back had dizziness at 2 am in bed at which hour it is regular for me t be awake, for if I sleep 4 straight hours that is exceptional.
I took an anti-dizziness tablet and the problem cleared up.
I also took my blood pressure and it was high over 140/85, but I read that old people normally... (1 replies)
... Here is a 24 hour chart showing my average blood pressure readings, per hour. Notice that my average blood pressure went up at night instead of down, like it does with normal, healthy blood pressure. ... (1 replies)
... Last week I go tot my doc and my BP was 140 over 90. Its normally about 120 over 80. I also take lexapro for anxiety disorder, which I stopped taking about a month ago because I was feeling so good on the Androgel. ... (0 replies)
... Popcorn contains too many high glycemic carbs and too many calories in total. With a 1500 calorie diet, ze popcorn really puts me over the top. ... (45 replies)