... 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)
... Both SYS and DIA blood pressure rise in my late hospital visit. I couldn't under the reason behind. ... (1 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)
... Just did my blood pressure 30 min after dinner and this time it didnt go down after I stood up. so it seems it only does that when I havent eaten for a while. or maybe its the temperature? ... (5 replies)
... My blood pressure drops when I stand... read on.. ... (5 replies)
I have been to see an endocrinologist a couple of weeks ago, he took my blood pressure of 144/74 and said that was comletely normal, so I googled it lastnight and thats on the high side. how can he say its normal if its not?
Also looking through older GP records my doctor took my BP a year ago and recorded it as 650, im not sure what that means?
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... 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?
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... Anyways, when I last saw my general physician about my anxiety, my blood pressure was elevated. Everytime I even see the blood pressure machine in the docs office, i wig out and start getting extremely anxious. ... (8 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... Thanks for the info Zuzu,
But I have yet another question. Some of us (like me) who are taking meds already have #'s in the pre-hypertension catagory. Does that mean we are doing OK or should we be trying to get the #'s lower?
My Bp runs from... around 114/61 through 144/74 on an average day.
Cass (7 replies)
... Hi i am a 28 year old man, i am 6'1 and 203 lbs healthy and active.
my doctor wants to put me on Hydrochlorothiazide because every time he does my BP in the office it is between 135/92 - 144/92 but anytime i do my reading anywhere else or at home which i use (Omron BP710) it ranges between 119/68 to 135/74 i feel like i am too young to be taking something like this.
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... Healthy blood pressure is usually lower in the morning and increases throughout the day and then goes lower during the late evening. ... (8 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 had difficult to treat, chronically high blood pressure. I also had Heart Failure. ... (14 replies)