... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... then your in good health as far as your blood pressure is concerned. And yes I have thought on many occasions that I was having a heart attack and would get heart rates as high as 180. ... (17 replies)
... I think that "reality" is a fraud perpetrated by the medical industry because they aren't able to provide healthy blood pressure levels for their patients, so they say that it can't be fixed, that it is normal. Well...... I disagree! ... (11 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)
... Hello, i have a question, i had high blood pressure for about 2 years, the problem was/is a little complicated but it is now under control, my blood pressure would be anywhere from 120/80 to 180/110 but more so on the lower side, it was on the higher for minutes maybe, throguh out the night it was 120/80, over all i came to the comclusion that it was around 145/160 over 85/90... (2 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)
... was racing at over 100. That prompted a trip to the emergency room. ... (7 replies)
... Could stress cause high blood pressure to that extent? ... (26 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)
... Did you take your blood pressure several times, over several days? ... (6 replies)
... I was literally freaked out over the readings, scared to do anything for fear it would make it raise even higher. ... (10 replies)
... When I get this hot flash and I check my blood pressure, it's going crazy. ... (7 replies)
... I'm new to this board and wanted to share my frustrations and problems about my blood pressure. ... (3 replies)
... then increase gradually over a few days until you reach four grams per day, or the highest dose under four grams you can tolerate. ... (8 replies)