... 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 blood preasure is 180 over 140 is this an emergency? ... (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)
... My blood pressure at times has been quite low. ... (7 replies)
... I'm trying to figure out if this is me, or if I need to change docs.
I had a Hypertensive Crisis (Emergency) back a little over a month ago - my normally well-controlled BP on Atenolol shot up to 226/127 within 15 min of it being 153/104.
My Cardiologist thinks that it was due to the Cipro I was on for a UTI. However, it kept happening, and my PCP put me on another 1/2... (7 replies)
... You sound like A athletic Blood pressure is Always high in the docs office. ... (4 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)
... it goes up and down. I said to my doctor that put me on medication that other times my blood pressure is normal but because it's always in the high range at his office he doesn't seem to listen and it's straight on medication. ... (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)
... Yes that is a blood pressure that needs immediate treatment. ... (1 replies)
... possibility but because of heart issue that run in my family and my symptoms he felt it necessary to do the halter monitor, ekg, nuclear stress and carotids. My blood pressure as a rule has always been a little on the low side but has gotten better over the last few years and never as low as lately while laying down. ... (3 replies)
... I have just been diagnosed with high blood pressue. ... (12 replies)
... or something similarly scary. High blood pressure isn't dangerous short term but an acute SUPER high spell might be. ... (5 replies)
... I've been on medication for high blood pressure for over 25 years due to renal stenosis. There is no way for my high BP to be controlled by diet or exercise alone. ... (27 replies)
... I went to the ER in DC. They did an EKG and chest xray and then released me saying my BP was high, but not life threatening. Over the past twelve days or so my pulse will come down for periods, but I feel still feel nearly constantly agitated. ... (1 replies)
... His diet is good and his weight is average. He is 5'6" and about 140 lbs. ... (6 replies)
... mes a day. The more anxious I got the greater the panic attacks the greater the frequency. because I would take so many readings back to back my reading were all over the place and they were probably all wrong anyways. ... (25 replies)
... I was literally freaked out over the readings, scared to do anything for fear it would make it raise even higher. ... (10 replies)
... I'm new to this board and wanted to share my frustrations and problems about my blood pressure. ... (3 replies)