... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... On Sept.8th I was at work and became extremely red. I was told to go check my BP and it read 178 over 103. The pharamicist told me to go sit down for 10 minutes and come check it again. I did, and it went down to 167 over 98. They sent me home. ... (5 replies)
... at is the exact relationship between OI and CFS, and up until recently studies in the two areas have followed separate tracts. The one very nice advantage OI has over CFS is that it can be proven and there are well defined subgroups. ... (0 replies)
... if I am lucky enough to live to 95, than I wouldn't want to be on meds. with those reading. Come to think of it, if I could do it all over again I wouldn't go on meds. either. ... (16 replies)
... Smoking introduces over 100 different, possibly harmful chemicals into your metabolism. Not exercising? ... (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've taken my blood pressure over 26,000 times, since 1998, or about seven times per day. To answer your question, I went to my reports showing my average hourly readings for 2003 and for 2008. ... (2 replies)
... occupied with blood pressure readings for the last 4 days. Now to answer some of your questions. I am over 40. My readings, up until recently, varied throughout the day. I noticed they seem to be higher in the middle of the day, and lower at night. ... (2 replies)