... I just checked my bp before I was going to go to sleep and it was 90/45. My diastolic has never been that low. The symptoms I am having are pins and needles in my feet and EXTREMELY shallow breathing with breaths very far apart. My heartrate is also 61 when normally for me a resting rate is between 85 and 100. I'm scared. Do I need to call my doctor? (4 replies)
... There aren't enough medications to counteract the harm that you are doing to your own body and metabolism. Being overweight puts you at great risk for being Insulin Resistant (ref: Metabolic Syndrome). Smoking introduces over 100 different, possibly harmful chemicals into your metabolism. Not exercising? :nono: Plus... if I drank 4-5 cans of Iced Coffee daily, I would be... (6 replies)
... f my situation. they took a picture of my heart or whatever and didn't really say anything concerning it, so i don't know if i'm fine and i just need to lower my BP or if i've already caused some sort of damage regardless of my BP? ... (2 replies)
... maglib, I am sorry that your son is faced with health issues. I'm sure it is not only stressful for him, but also for your entire family. If your untiring determination to help him was medication, he would have been cured by now!
I had difficult to treat, chronically high blood pressure. I also had Heart Failure. As I got progressively worse, and was very sickly, I knew if... (13 replies)
... to a pity party. So..... instead of getting stuck feeling sorry for having to live like this, I think of the many good part of life, especially my loving wife of 45 years, and I post about my experiences and what I have learned, in order to share this with others, and that works for me. ... (20 replies)
... literally sounds like i could be writing your post...people tell me i'm too skinny all the time and i check my pulse 45 min of every hour i bet. i have a heart rate monitor for running and i wear it at work sometimes as a psuedo BP monitor... ... (17 replies)
... Hi all,
I'm hoping some of you can give me some insight into what is going on with my blood pressure readings. They have me confused.
I'm 39. In my early 30's I was diagnosed with high blood pressure. I was started on Dyazide and eventually added Norvasc. Even with treatment, I stayed in the 140's/90's for years.
Two years ago, I had reflux surgery. Not long... (8 replies)
... I too suffer from BP spikes due to anxiety. ... (86 replies)
... Yea! But i meant they gave me the beta blocker through the IV (lopressor) not actually getting Iv of fluids. They did that twice, then after it still didn't go down they gave me a 50 mg pill of it, and they said thta was the most they can give at one time or something.
They actually wanted me to take 50 mg twice daily. But my cardiologist said once a day is fine. Only thing... (86 replies)
... I think I am stressing myself out a bit when maybe I shouldn't be, but wanted to get your thoughts. I tend to freak out over my BP readings, mainly the morning ones when they are high. ... (5 replies)
... Day 13
It feels good to be back on the plan, despite some set backs!
b shredded wheat with prunes
had extra shredded wheat so passed on the whole wheat toast
l :bouncing: New Recipe! Blackened Beef with Greens and Red Potatoes (34 replies)
... aneurisms given that my mother, her mother, and two familial cousins of mine died from them, all prematurely. I do realize there are far worse ways to go, but at 45 I'd like to stick around a few more years! ... (19 replies)
... So, a retrospective on taking my BP for 1/2 year:
Home readings: Systolic Diastolic
Hypertensive 156-160 1 90-95 4
Prehypertensive 136-139 10 86-89 1
130-135 17 ... (19 replies)
Wow, I'm really low...90/55 with a pulse rate of 60. I never had any symptoms except for the year I was on estrogen; then I had frequent dizzy spells because I was going down to 75/45. Needless to say, I stopped the estrogen and haven't had a problem since.
51 yrs old, 5'6, 125lb. (5 replies)
... Hey all - I've been sick for a while, and so far not coming up with answers. I'd really appreciate any help on this!
At home, my blood pressure is pretty low - from 100/60 to 80/40. Heart rate is also low, 40-55 bpm before I started Ritalin (for fatigue), now anywhere from 45-100 although typically 60 bpm.
I have much higher readings at the doctor's (once 140/90, 130... (4 replies)
... and they used to freak me out. That's because I'd bounce from 160's or higher to 90 within hours, which simply did not seem right or healthy. I think you'll be fine. You are only two days into your treatment. Give yourself at least one more day. ... (3 replies)
... You know I experience the same thing often where my bp is low but my pulse is high. I have noticed that my pulse is much higher, and consistently higher, during more anxious periods in my life. ... (3 replies)
... Just wondering about something guys. It seems that since onset of my BP I get a variety of symptoms when my BP goes up,even moderately. ... (16 replies)
... minutes for the dr. resting!!! LOL I'm a time cruncher and that stresses me out! Working on the relaxing techniques!! The dr usually does not recheck my bp either. Unless I'm throwing a fit which doesn't help lower it. ... (24 replies)
... It is for gainful employment and the cutoff is 140/90. The first time through I was too high, so I went to the doc and am on Benicar HCT. Last time I had it read at the doc's it was 138/86. Much better than it was but I'm worried at re-test time it may spike due to stress, whitecoat, etc. Anyone have any experience with artificially lowering it just for one reading like... (6 replies)