... So, a retrospective on taking my BP for 1/2 year:
Home readings: Systolic Diastolic
Hypertensive 156-160 1 90-95 4
Prehypertensive 136-139 10 86-89 1
130-135 17 ... (19 replies)
... anyone else here taking this many bp meds? ... (10 replies)
... I have been monitoring my blood pressure on a regular basis. Lately, the results have been on the borderline scale. I am a 27 year old male and the majority of my readings have been normal, although some of the systolic readings are close to borderline like 137 and 138. Other times, my pulse rate is really high. Recently, I took three readings. The first two were taken an hour... (1 replies)
... ber alone seems too low to produce a hemmorhage, but everyone is different...some people bleed and bruise more easily than others. Maybe it didn't take much of a BP elevation to burst those vessels in your case. ... (4 replies)
... inly nothing to be alarmed about and I very much doubt whether those numbers are high enough to cause a subconjunctival eye hemorrhage. It's hard to know if your BP goes higher than this or more importantly if it is SUSTAINED at this level unless you monitor it on a regular basis for a while. ... (4 replies)
... just a few bp readings for the last 2 weeks, see the doc mon 22nd
130/70 87 ?? where did that come from (13 replies)
... I have noticed that my BP for the last few months does spike for few days to one week then return to normal. ... (10 replies)
... Zekat i been taking my BP though cause my neprhologist wanted me to take it, LOL trust me i haven't been wanting to take it. I just been taking it randomly though throughout the day. ... (86 replies)
... Early last month, after 3 days of lightheadedness and dizziness i was diagnosed with HBP (150/103). At 29! pharmacist quickly put me on Amlodipine which i took for 2 days. after running the usual ecg, diabetes, kidney, liver, cholesterol tests (all normal), doctor no. 1 put me on Irbesartan. and this is where all my problems started. one tablet of Irbesartan and after 2 hours... (7 replies)
... I seen my Dr last week. Told her that I self-adjusted my meds to 1/2 of what she perscribed. She said it was good that I did that due to the way I was feeling. I showed her my readings for the month which were all within normal range. Then she checked my BP and it was of course 143/95 in her office! :dizzy: Then she checked my left arm right away and it was 134/89 or... (6 replies)
... most of the time. I called my doctor and I went their for a bp check. ... (2 replies)
... Well, my neighbor returned the BP monitor to my porch this morning while I was taking a nap. Apparently she didn't check it against her monitor at all. Maybe she couldn't find it! ... (45 replies)
... Now, looking over you BP there does look to be a salt related issue. For that matter your BP looks at one time identical to mine. I can see the downward trend after a salt meal then an upward trend. ... (53 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)
... 154/93 (p) 80. R Arm - 14.30 - Stressed (sports related build up)
I couldn't help but laugh at this. I wish you could have seen my #s last week as my hometown baseball team was in the NLCS.
I had to take 1/2 a clonidine before the game even started.
As for your diastolic #s I had the same problem and lost 50lbs. diastolic went from 90 to 60. I bet just 10 or 20 lbs. would... (27 replies)
... I always measure both arms upon wake up. I'm going to thoroughly monitor my BP all week to see precisely my numbers over a week's spread and to work out my averages. ... (27 replies)
... thanks for the feedback i havnt noticed any side effects as of yet only been on it for a week
bp is going done a bit
122/81 74 (4 replies)