... 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)
... Beewee, you might find something interesting in my daily, hourly blood pressure patterns. ... (8 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)
... 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)
... 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)
I think this way is best:
Take the 3 readings (alternating arms and waiting a couple minutes between doing the same arm the second time)
Scribble down the three reading and cross out the high and low systolic and the high and low distolic.
Record that number with the date and time.
(Thus with your 140/96, 120/86. and 146/77, you would record 140/86.)
After 2... (1 replies)
... and adviced me to take pressure for few days at home so that he could suggest if I need medication. ... (1 replies)
... I was wondering what's considered high blood pressure? ... (3 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)
... m is relaxing, exchanges MORE carbon dioxide for oxygen to give more energy. According to my hypertension book, it can act on centers in the brain that LOWER the blood pressure. ... (3 replies)
... My doctor told me the wrist monitors are not accurate and to use one that the cuff wraps around the arm. My blood pressure is always higer at the doctor's office then at home and I think that is the case for most people.. ... (8 replies)
... occupied with blood pressure readings for the last 4 days. Now to answer some of your questions. I am over 40. My readings, up until recently, varied throughout the day. ... (2 replies)
... I am 22, 5'9", 135 pounds, male, and currently in graduate school. I have been having problems with elevated systolic blood pressure for about the past year. I recently bought a home blood pressure monitor to see how I do at home, results below. ... (8 replies)