... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... I currently take 5mg of Lisinopril to keep my high blood pressure in check. ... (2 replies)
... for the ER. he said fine and prescribed me 5mg of lisinopril and told me to buy a home blood pressure monitoring machine. ... (17 replies)
... I have had an ablation for AF. I noticed my BP readings different for both arms - for example
BP L P BP R P
138/82 82 156/93 73
136/74 66 143/88 68
139/82 67 153/89 70
134/78 73 151/88 77
124/83 69 149/82 73
141/81 73 148/84 82 (2 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)
... Blood Pressure and heartrate varies all day long. You can take three bp readings in a row and get three different bp readings and three different hr readings. ... (10 replies)
I'd love feedback on the readings I've gotten during recent visits to the doctor. I've been to the doctor twice in the last two months. Each time it's the same scenario.
I get in and the nurse takes my BP. She gets a high number (last time it was 145 over 70 and today it was 160 over 78).
She leaves the room and I wait five minutes. The doctor comes in. He takes... (1 replies)
... I saw the doctor yesterday who suggested I may be having blood pressure spikes,now my pressure is usually on the low side of maybe 101. ... (0 replies)
... I've taken my blood pressure over 26,000 times, since 1998, or about seven times per day. ... (2 replies)
... Both really good readings. I don't mind taking a medication if indeed I have high blood pressure and not just white coat. I have taken my pressures at pharmacies and they were always high that is why I bought a home monitor. ... (9 replies)
... I would have already found another doc!
Cass (8 replies)