... 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)
... fall in pulse pressure to 18 mm Hg or lower. ... (8 replies)
... to my doctor to convey the message that it was stress that was driving my high blood pressure. She too wanted to put me on medication but she had no problems with my latest medical. My cholesterol levels were fine. ... (4 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)
... Here is a little more blood pressure "trivia" about the fluctuations of blood pressure during the average 24 hour day, with minimum, maximum and average blood pressure. ... (5 replies)
... This might shed some light on changes on blood pressure during the day. It is, of course, representative of just one person, me, but I think that these blood pressure statistics would pertain to many others. ... (5 replies)
... I've now recorded my blood pressure over 27,000 times since 1998, or an average of 7 times per day. ... (20 replies)
... A cursory look shows the "normal" trend towards higher afternoon and evening blood pressure than the morning hours. Someone who only takes their blood pressure once in a while, and only in the morning is not getting a true picture of their blood pressure. ... (23 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'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)
... 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 doc has a way of looking at the sodium in the blood and knows if one is getting to much. ... (53 replies)
... Over the past year in our office we have been testing patients with CFS for OI by two methods. One has been a circulating blood volume study, described in the last section of this series, and the second is a test for orthostatic intolerance. ... (0 replies)
... inflating with all the pressure on your arm that's involved in that. ... (15 replies)
... I looked back randomly over my bp log and found the following:
On 10/25/1999, my average bp for the day was 145/90.
On 10/26/1999, I ate a large dinner of Chinese food, which is very salty. After the meal, my BPs were 133/79 at 7:52pm, 129/81 at 9:29pm and 143/87 at 11:10pm. My average bp for the day was 136/84.
On 10/27/1999, the next day, my readings were 143/90... (53 replies)