... I don't think you have to worry about stroking out. While it's a bit surprising your doctor did not write a script, I'm sure he had his reasons. I recently had an EKG while at the doctors office and he told me that if I had sustained high blood pressure, it would have shown on the report. Maybe your doctor feels the same way and thinks the high BP is something new for you. ... (3 replies)
... the body over produces hormones, especially from the adrenal glands. While these adrenal hormones are usually very helpful, when they are over produced they become harmful. ... (9 replies)
... making excuses because I was in denial even though obsessing over it at the same time. ... (9 replies)
... Smoking introduces over 100 different, possibly harmful chemicals into your metabolism. Not exercising? ... (6 replies)
... I have had high blood pressure for over 10 years (found out when I was trying to donate blood and they refused me). I have had annual checkups since then with my doctor saying, lose weight.
Well, this last year another doctor saw me at outpatients for bronchitis and put me on meds, Olmetec and Adalat. My pressure used to be on average 160/102
With the highest being 170/110.... (3 replies)
... My doctor told me to take mine once a month after getting in the same situation as you. Anxiety and obsession over checking it definately has an effect on pressure. ... (5 replies)
... I've recorded my blood pressure over 27,000 times since 1998, or an average of 7 times per day. ... (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 recorded over 26,000 bp readings since 1998. ... (35 replies)
Well, I do actually have OCD, though it is not as bad as when I was in my teens. I'm 43 now. It is also genetic, and I have discovered that several relatives have it. Also, don't buy into the myth that docs keep saying, that anxiety or stress only causes a brief spike in BP. When I have found myself in a very sressful period it will go up and stay up until... (86 replies)
... nce, there is an overproduction of hormones, which could be causing your "heat" problems. Increases in hormone levels can make the body feel very warm. There are over 300 different hormones in our bodies, so diagnosis can be quite complex. ... (10 replies)
... We had a fitness assessment in one of my college courses today and I was surprised at the results.
I had 35cm flexibility, around 60lb grip test, 4-6% body fat with 20.6BMI
52 pushups (10 replies)
... Hi all,
if you saw my other thread about Almopidine, you can guess that my BP got worse from the last time I posted until now. :(
I have taken a total raincheck from work and even going out since last posting and yet, my BP just kept on rising - to the point where I felt like I was waiting to die yesterday - a rock bottom that saw me see sense and get myself on meds... (10 replies)
... Now, I'm on 160 mgs. of Lisinopril as well, can you believe that? ... (8 replies)
... Thanks for the info,
Cass (18 replies)
... If you are going to up your clonidine dosage, I think it is smarter to spread it out over the day, rather than taking a big hit just once a day. Its only good for 12 to 16 hours, which is why most people have to take it more than once a day. ... (18 replies)
... Car guy...grabby is absolutely right, do NOT get overly nervous about one or two higher readings, and don't take your BP too often at home. Until U get constant readings over 140/90 or higher, then U might want your dr. to see what is going on.
I too always had very low and normal BP until 2000, then for no reason it went nuts, but I had been really sick for a couple of... (5 replies)
... was racing at over 100. That prompted a trip to the emergency room. ... (7 replies)
... Bee, I definitely agree with NMc. Your BP seems to be all over the place, as was mine, so even a mild med. might stablize it. I always had very low BP till about 3 yrs. ... (11 replies)
... The following blood pressure reduction was observed over a three week period on a 46 year old male:
The dosage of two Hyperbalance / day.
Data Points 1 to 5 are baseline (no medication)
144/98 (6 replies)