... and all recent blood tests are normal. In the last year or so I have been suffering from vertigo and insomnia but that is another story. ... (10 replies)
... it seems like my pressure is running a little higher than it use to be before the addition of carvedilol. ... (5 replies)
... Hi, I've had high blood pressure for many years, it's kept under control with medication but I keep an eye on it by taking readings every week or so. ... (7 replies)
... I have had an ablation for AF. I noticed my BP readings different for both arms - for example
BP L P BP R P
138/82 82 156/93 73
136/74 66 143/88 68
139/82 67 153/89 70
134/78 73 151/88 77
124/83 69 149/82 73
141/81 73 148/84 82 (2 replies)
... This is my first post so forgive me if I ramble on. A couple of years ago I started going through menopause and my dr. put me on HRT. This caused my blood pressure to shoot up - 248/125! When I went for my appointment, he did an EKG and said he had seen something suspicious and sent me directly to the ER via an ambulance. After tests in the ER, it was determined it was all... (15 replies)
... No kidding. I typically "have" to eat in the middle of the night. I was supposed to have a fasting blood test last Tuesday morning. ... (18 replies)
... If your BP is 138/82 on meds, it would no doubt go up into the hypertensive range without meds, so it doesn't sound to me like you are ready to go off meds.
If you don't have a good home monitor, get one. That will give you a much better idea of what your usual resting BP is.
I didn't consider reducing my medication until my usual resting systolic was around 125 with... (5 replies)
... Thank you for your advice. The blood pressure medication I am on is Benicar 20/12.5. I would like to lose 30 more pounds then I will be at my ideal weight. I do not smoke. I work out three times a week at the gym:bouncing: and I also either walk when the weather is nice or I walk on my tread mill everyday. I have no kidney problem, I do have a heart murmur. Everytime I go to... (5 replies)
... Blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the walls of the arteries. ... (16 replies)
... Is blood pressure 138/82 ok. Not too high just needs monitoring? Is this correct? Thanks! (1 replies)
... I was troubled by this finding, as was my mother. Since then, my dad and I have been going to a local grocery store that has a blood pressure machine. ... (4 replies)
... Still no idea what is going on. Today when I awoke my readings were (last reading first) 117/85 84, 116/82 87, 119/81 87 at lunchtime they were 119/83 93, 118/84 94, 118/85 94 and yet at 3pm they go sky high again 134/97 91, 137/96 93, 139/98 91, 136/100 91, 138/100 93, 144/101 90.
Going back to the doctors Thursday and hopefully he will suggest... (10 replies)
... Hello all,
I am entirely new to this forum, but was hoping to seek some insight into my current situation. For reference, I am male, 35 years old, 5' 8", currently 200 lbs. I have been extremely sedentary these past 5+ years, and have recently lost 26 lbs. (used to be 226 lbs) from excercise, and proper (not crash) diet.
About 6 weeks ago, I went to my GP's office for... (25 replies)
... Good luck lowering your blood pressure and cholesterol level, and enjoy you daily life. ... (5 replies)
... I was admitted to ER about a month ago due to high blood pressure. ... (0 replies)
... I woke my wife up and we went to the hospital. They took blood tests, urine sample, etc. Gave me ativan and told me to call my doctor. ... (12 replies)
... She did blood work and scheduled a sleep study for the fatigue. ... (1 replies)
... ccurate some electronic monitors can be, I bought a mercury manometer to check, that way there would be no inaccuracies. Over the course of 2 months I checked my blood pressure daily, some times twice a day. ... (8 replies)
... I just don't understand if I still have the high blood pressure "badly" or not. Like I said, I wake up normal. I can lay in bed and be normal. ... (3 replies)
... Wow! :) thanks for that. It's just what I needed. :)
Scout (2 replies)