... 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)
... From 1999 thru 2004 my blood pressure was too high and very unhealthy. My health and heart failure was getting progressively worse. So....... ... (2 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)
... 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)
... Do i have extremely high blood pressure and have every right to be worried about stroke going blind? ... (86 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 have to admit that I've become obsessed with taking my blood pressure, especially now that I'm getting mostly healthy readings. I need to get more of a life! ... (22 replies)
... 141/83 is a not-so-bad morning rise. This rise usually happens immediately upon awakening, as the body secretes extra adrenaline to "get going" again after sleep.
My BP remains high right after I wake up for about 30 minutes. After one or two hours, it is usually low in the morning, and tends to rise through the day.
I have concentrated my meds to the evening hours... (1 replies)
... old male with a moderate case of high blood pressure. ... (1 replies)
... I have had an ablation for AF. I noticed my BP readings different for both arms - for example
BP L P BP R P
138/82 82 156/93 73
136/74 66 143/88 68
139/82 67 153/89 70
134/78 73 151/88 77
124/83 69 149/82 73
141/81 73 148/84 82 (2 replies)
... Beewee, you might find something interesting in my daily, hourly blood pressure patterns. ... (8 replies)
... I've taken my blood pressure almost 31,000 times since 1998. ... (6 replies)
... I took my blood pressure around 31000 times from 1998 thru 2010. I stopped frequently taking my blood pressure after I was able to maintain healthy blood pressure 24 hours around the clock, morning, noon and night. ... (1 replies)
... I had difficult to treat, chronically high blood pressure. I also had Heart Failure. ... (14 replies)
... Blood Pressure and heartrate varies all day long. You can take three bp readings in a row and get three different bp readings and three different hr readings. ... (10 replies)
I actually have an Omron BP system (model HEM-711), & recently spoke w/ knowledgeable rep. at Omron about common problems leading to false readings, & wanted to give you a heads-up about that. (You also may want to give them a call - very nice, professional). First of all, it's very important to wait at least 5 minutes (10 minutes may be better) after your... (17 replies)
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... I then purchased a blood pressure monitor so that I can get a better picture of my BP in the calm privacy of my home. ... (17 replies)