... 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)
... so nervous first from waiting 20 minutes in the waiting room and then in the exam room. The lowest reading I had was when the nurse took it and that was bad at 170 over 110. So, the Dr. prescribed the combo drug of Lisinopril and a diuretic. I hope the diuretic part of it won't make me have to pee every 5 minutes. ... (4 replies)
... would be quite normal. Here they look for 140 over 90 OR less if poss. ... (17 replies)
... Here is the problem with that logic based on a little experiment I did. I started exercising for about 3 minutes really vigorously (running on a treadmill). I took my blood pressure and it was 167/95. I continued to exercise another 10 minutes, stopped and took it again, it was 111/68. It has an inital spike and then gets below normal. Granted if it was still at 167/95 after... (24 replies)
... If your blood pressure is 170 over 110 while working, and you work for eight hours, then you have a dangerously high blood pressure while working. ... (24 replies)
... Can anyone relate to increase of blood pressure in the wee hours of the morning. I normally have decent, normal readings but every once in a while at around 2 in the morning I feel my heart pounding - my body gets hot - then I get chilled and my blood pressure is somewhere between 160-170 over 110? Of course I worry - then can't go back to sleep and it takes maybe two hours... (2 replies)
... I had a similar experience, so I share your pain! I didn't hurt my back, but about 3 months ago I was diagnosed with a potentially life-altering condition. This caused tremendous stress for me, and caused my BP to spike and my heart to beat rapidly on most days. After 2 months of visiting doctors and specialists, my condition turned out to be benign - Thank God.
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... I continued to monitor over the week and it remained the same. I made an appt with my GP and he put me on Altace 10mg daily. ... (5 replies)
... obsession over BP. ... (17 replies)
... 145/109 was your highest? I had 191/110 and was never on IV in the hosp. Although I should have maybe. I did get a 170/105 reading in the ER and they did nothing. (86 replies)
... I am trying to find the cause of elevated blood pressure that wakes me up in the middle of the night which then causes palpitations, or vice versa. Upon going to bed my bp is in the normal range most of the time. However, a few times a month I get awakened to readings of 160-170 over about 100, with pulse of 105-110. This is driving me crazy. What can be the cause? I am... (3 replies)
... All over worrying about BP itself! Jeesh! I'm getting really tired of this. ... (12 replies)
... issue, thyroid or parathyroid issues, hormonal issues or an actual cardiac problem. You do have high bp but again, you would need a cumulative average of your bp over a month to really classify yourself as having hypertension. ... (8 replies)
... and you say it hasn't been controlled well over the last few years than having spikes like this would not be unheard of. ... (8 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)
... You have absolutely NOTHING to be scared about. Your not in any imminent danger. Hypertension is a condition that might cause damage over a very long period, particularly when combined with other conditions. ... (20 replies)
... I would think that about 170 lbs or less would be healthier. ... (3 replies)
... That's a great idea, actually. Especially because it would seem that, logically, there would be a connection or two.
From my understanding, your Blood Pressure is regulated by your Kidneys, your Hormones and your Nervous System.
Now, we often hear that genetics or heredity is the cause of many young, healthy, hypertensives but... genetics/heredity isn't some kind of... (5 replies)
... They told me to try not to worry and stress over it and see if it came down. Easier said than done of course. But, either way, to the point of this story. ... (5 replies)