... I am taking norvasc, atenolol, and clonidine for high blood pressure. My bp normally responds well and stays within normal range during the day. ... (7 replies)
... JW ...
White coat syndrome .. I think that's in good humour with the medical profession. Did the doc want to give you a new drug for that "illness" too ?
Maybe you have very acute "intuitive higher order learning ability" ? That would actually make some sense to me. LOL (17 replies)
... I take 5 mgs of lisinpril and at home my blood pressure is always low 112/70 but at the doctors office its always around 135-140/80-85. I have white coat syndrome so its always high at the doctor..I brought my bp machine in as he thought it was not working correctly and it was the same as his machine. (17 replies)
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... Hey everyone!
I'm a 26-year-old male, recently diagnosed with hypertension. Though, I'm not sure if my BP is high due to my overall nervousness or not. Anyway, in late February I wore a BP monitor for 24h, most of the readings were something like 150-160/75-85 mmHg. And sure enough, I was extremely anxious every time the monitor started doing its job every 20 minutes or so.... (1 replies)
... over whatever. So then i started thinking i was jsut nervous having him take it so i changed and everyday after work i would go to a blood pressure machine to have it checked WHILE ON A SODIUM DIET it would be about 120,122,maybe 118 every day that i checked it.. ... (2 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)
... 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)
... I am 5ft 5in tall and I weigh 135 soaking wet. I am african american female. I walk 2 to 5 miles each day. ... (7 replies)
... When I check in BP in the morning an hour after waking up it is usually between 110-120/55-70. When I check it at 8pm it is usually 160-170/90-100.
On the weekends I usually check it at around 3pm and it usually between 135-145/70-90. I am currently on 3 different BP meds: Atenolol, Lotrel, and Hydrochlorthiazide. What could be causing this dramatic rise in BP during the... (2 replies)
... I am a very anxius person and get anxius for the slightest of thing. Anything can raise my anxiety to a critical state, just even taking Blood Pressure Reading or even thinking about it. Whether in doctor or not in doctor. ... (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)
... 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)
... 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)
... Do i have extremely high blood pressure and have every right to be worried about stroke going blind? ... (86 replies)
... As can be seen I was able to survive YEARS of Heart Failure and very unhealthy blood pressure and I still have a good quality of life, although somewhat restricted in what I can do. ... (16 replies)
... I get anxiety attacks quite often... every few days. And this one trigger I'm working on fixing, but I question the dangers of having blood pressure spike this high! ... (3 replies)