... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... First off, I very seldom take my blood pressure after a meal. I don't want my blood pressure readings to be influenced by my body's struggle to digest the food. ... (26 replies)
... e absolutely right! Let me ask you a question, though. Is it possible,in your opinion, to identify and isolate the offending foods in one's diet without taking blood pressure measurements after each meal? ... (26 replies)
... ghtly over weight, normal alcohol intake and reasonable healthy diet. I feel fine. However, I have a severe anxiety when going to the doctor especially having my blood pressure taken. ... (4 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)
... 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)
... naturally also as I have never taken drugs and the side affects are a major concern. I was recently put on Micardis but had to increase the dosage from 40 mg to 80 mg as no results were gained. ... (1 replies)
... points. I am trying to figure out one how to know what my blood pressure really is at any given time, two when I should be measuring my blood pressure, and three would treatment be dangerous or necessary when at times my bp appears to be in the normal range. ... (2 replies)
... Good to know :)
I'm 5' 8", 220 pounds. I WAS 250. Two years ago I was 231 when I first started having BP trouble.... so I am already well passed the problematic stage.
The past three days have been INCREDIBLE on my pulse rate. This morning at the doctors my BP was 148/80 (eh...) but my pulse was 72! Its been over 100 repeatedly for the past few weeks, but ever since... (12 replies)
... Then I developed a phobia about the blood pressure machine and was afraid to have my pressure taken. ... (2 replies)
... I am 19 years old. I am fairly active, i walk probably half a mile a day at least and play sports somewhat often.
I am sorry for the length of this, I am just really desperate for any help anyone can provide so ill tell everything I can about my situation.
I have never had high BP to my knowledge, I had it checked fairly often until I was about 18 1/2. I didnt have it... (0 replies)
... are considered high bp, not normal. A medicated bp of 148 is a little high, especially using two bp meds. ... (13 replies)
What Im trying to state is yes you can get repeated higher readings from one reading if it scares you, if I got a reading of 150/90 one day, I was taking it 3 times an hour, watching and watching, I was sensitizing myself to the higher number, and the more I worried the higher it would go. Example 160/96. I was literally freaked out over the readings, scared to... (10 replies)
... Beewee, you might find something interesting in my daily, hourly blood pressure patterns. ... (8 replies)