... 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)
... So then i thought it was nothing to worry about and did not need to return to the doctors... well this year over then summer i had been to the emergency room twice, once for pains in lower stomache and the 2nd because of energy drinks... ... (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)
... First off, I very seldom take my blood pressure after a meal. I don't want my blood pressure readings to be influenced by my body's struggle to digest the food. ... (26 replies)
... e absolutely right! Let me ask you a question, though. Is it possible,in your opinion, to identify and isolate the offending foods in one's diet without taking blood pressure measurements after each meal? ... (26 replies)
... slightly over weight, normal alcohol intake and reasonable healthy diet. I feel fine. ... (4 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)
... 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)
... points. I am trying to figure out one how to know what my blood pressure really is at any given time, two when I should be measuring my blood pressure, and three would treatment be dangerous or necessary when at times my bp appears to be in the normal range. ... (2 replies)
... Then I developed a phobia about the blood pressure machine and was afraid to have my pressure taken. ... (2 replies)
... I am 19 years old. I am fairly active, i walk probably half a mile a day at least and play sports somewhat often.
I am sorry for the length of this, I am just really desperate for any help anyone can provide so ill tell everything I can about my situation.
I have never had high BP to my knowledge, I had it checked fairly often until I was about 18 1/2. I didnt have it... (0 replies)
... but my pulse was 72! Its been over 100 repeatedly for the past few weeks, but ever since I started my IBS medication for my stomach on Monday, my pulse has gone DOWN. The doctor says its odd..... ... (12 replies)
... I was literally freaked out over the readings, scared to do anything for fear it would make it raise even higher. ... (10 replies)
... fast if any at all so my body was over producing adrenaline to use as energy which in turn would make me have a very fast heart rate which led to me freaking out and raising my blood pressure. ... (12 replies)
... Smoking introduces over 100 different, possibly harmful chemicals into your metabolism. Not exercising? ... (6 replies)
... systolic fairly easily. As I'm nearly 80 it seems ok. ... (5 replies)
... Blood Pressure and Heart Rhythm medications usually try to block or inhibit hormones, hormones which the body produces after drinking espresso, or caffeinated coffee or tea. ... (5 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)
... I'll start to document results over several days at different times each day and will bring these to my next dr. appointment. ... (3 replies)