... I had difficult to treat, chronically high blood pressure. I also had Heart Failure. ... (9 replies)
... Dear Machaon, Thank you for your elaborate contribution to my dilemma. I appreciate so much
--So far drs say heart is ok
I started to get 80/50, 90/50, 100/60, in average, it ranges mostly 90 – 118 over 50-69 during evening to overnight. I have to continually drink a lot of water to keep it there. During the day waking up is 125/69 goes to 139-1149/80 during the day.... (4 replies)
... without drugs, 60 with drugs. A smaller Pulse Pressure is better. If it were me, I'd prefer the lower Pulse Pressure you had before meds and try all the lifestyle changes known to help lower BP and try and get that 95 range down naturally. Give it a month, monitor progress. ... (7 replies)
... I've taken my blood pressure almost 31,000 times since 1998. I'd like to share some of my blood pressure readings with others, so that others can compare their results with mine. ... (2 replies)
... Are these all resting values??? If you just walked around and went up a flight of stairs, your BP will be higher, and even 170/100 might not be abnormal. (9 replies)
... So most of the time my blood pressure is anywhere from 125-135/65-75 I take BENICAR HCTZ. Although this morning I woke up and took my bp in bed it was 106/51, awesome! About thirty minutes later I took it again and it was 149/82, twenty minutes later it was, 153/84, five later it was 147/82.
So far since ive woken up till now 5 hours my bp has remained above 140! Why is... (9 replies)
... back in January '11, and losing 85 lbs over the past 11 months, my blood pressure has been reduced naturally. ... (3 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)
... Here is a little more blood pressure "trivia" about the fluctuations of blood pressure during the average 24 hour day, with minimum, maximum and average blood pressure. ... (5 replies)
... A cursory look shows the "normal" trend towards higher afternoon and evening blood pressure than the morning hours. Someone who only takes their blood pressure once in a while, and only in the morning is not getting a true picture of their blood pressure. ... (23 replies)
... Do i have extremely high blood pressure and have every right to be worried about stroke going blind? ... (88 replies)
... I take the bp meds for fast heart rate and high blood pressure.. ... (18 replies)
... bit. I may agree that that may be optimal, but I have no intention of medicating to that number. Because my blood pressure is highly volatile around people, I think I'm going to ask for a med I can take on those days I go to a meeting or my stepdaughter comes to visit, etc. ... (29 replies)
... Thanks atengnr. I probably will modify the winter routine this year to see if I can narrow things down. It's apparent that the Vit D3 oral supplement and a tanning bed haven't been very effective other than in keeping my Vit D levels high. And both of those are not a replacement for the sun. The only thing that is for certain is that I have drastically improved BP control... (9 replies)
... Actually I agree with Joe86 in that worrying about spikes are pointless! As long as your "Average" BP readings are acceptable then I'd keep on working out and eating well and go from there. Your readings seem to be very good when you take them so as long as your machine is accurate I’d take them once or twice a week and keep a log for a month or so. Once you have the log,... (18 replies)
... I am 65. Have the flu 3rd day.
Taking ramipril 5 mg for HBP.
Taking Cumadin 10 mg and Multak (Denedrone) for AF (currently in normal sinus).
Today my BP is high 95-100 / 160-170 , normaly was controlled 85/135.
Can the flu cause it? (3 replies)
... and today i got this nose bleed out of nowhere and pardon the desription but there was like slimy blood that came out last after the nose bleed stopped!! could the headaches and nosebleeds be allergies? ... (6 replies)
... soflsun, prior to dropping the Quinapril, my blood pressure was running too low, most of the day. ... (21 replies)
... wait a minute, I'm confused. I thought you are on Bystolic and lilked it? Did I miss something here? (30 replies)
... of men drop their blood pressure meds. ... (30 replies)