... 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)
... Just wanted to throw some more bp data your way. From 1998 thru 2010, I took my blood pressure 31,000 times, trying to learn all I could learn about blood pressure. I know that everyone is different, but I don't think that I am the only one whose blood pressure acts like mine does. ... (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)
... My blood pressure averages have gone higher since I increased the calories in my diet. For me, it's that simple. Reduce calories to reduce blood pressure. Increase calories to increase blood pressure. ... (6 replies)
... Anyways, when I last saw my general physician about my anxiety, my blood pressure was elevated. Everytime I even see the blood pressure machine in the docs office, i wig out and start getting extremely anxious. ... (8 replies)
... This might shed some light on changes on blood pressure during the day. It is, of course, representative of just one person, me, but I think that these blood pressure statistics would pertain to many others. ... (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 have posted before because I am suddenly stressing over my blood pressure. I have developed white coat hypertension and that is carrying over to home monitoring. I had gotten better but now I am working it up again. ... (23 replies)
... Do i have extremely high blood pressure and have every right to be worried about stroke going blind? ... (86 replies)
... years, I've accumulated over 25,000 blood pressure readings in my database. ... (3 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)
... Beewee, you might find something interesting in my daily, hourly blood pressure patterns. ... (8 replies)
... Congrats to your doctor for prescribing Coreg. Coreg is one of the best medications for treating high blood pressure. However... both Coreg and Lisinipril come with some side effects, especially tiredness and weakness. ... (11 replies)
... Around two years ago I had a fever and went to my doctors who noticed my blood pressure was high. ... (7 replies)
... I've taken my blood pressure over 26,000 times, since 1998, or about seven times per day. ... (2 replies)
... My blood pressure averaged 132/87, pulse 71, for the 90 plus readings I've taken since September 2007. I've decided to take the DASH 14 day Challenge to see if I could drop my pressures more with the hope/goal of reaching a 120/80, :angel:.
I've been on the DASH diet for 1 week now...here are the results for the first week...
First reading in am before breakfast without... (4 replies)
... tor to my porch this morning while I was taking a nap. Apparently she didn't check it against her monitor at all. Maybe she couldn't find it! She says her own pressure is usually pretty consistent. ... (45 replies)
... model blood pressure monitor. I have taken it to the doctor before to see if it matched up against what I got when I was there, it was close. ... (13 replies)