... 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)
... My blood pressure at times has been quite low. ... (7 replies)
... I'm trying to figure out if this is me, or if I need to change docs.
I had a Hypertensive Crisis (Emergency) back a little over a month ago - my normally well-controlled BP on Atenolol shot up to 226/127 within 15 min of it being 153/104.
My Cardiologist thinks that it was due to the Cipro I was on for a UTI. However, it kept happening, and my PCP put me on another 1/2... (7 replies)
... You sound like A athletic Blood pressure is Always high in the docs office. ... (4 replies)
... blocker ever again!! I had a reaction to the the two medicines together! My heart rate and blood pressure went so low that I nearly passed out three times within a 15 min time period. ... (0 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)
... Two years ago I started having spikes in my blood pressure that would occur at night, about 2 or 3 hours after I went to sleep. I would wake up feeling horrible. ... (2 replies)
... the loss of compliance of the vasculature with age is associated with hypertension in older age....So, I think that the vast majority of these people had normal blood pressure in their youth. ... (5 replies)
... have really just have high blood pressure since young age and not known it? ... (5 replies)
... feel really weird like strong heartbeat, sweating and shaking! tlod him that im going home! back home i was still the same might be worst!! i have an electronic blood pressure at home whcih also could read heart rate too! ... (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)
... oyea and my grandma has been on blood pressure medicine since her 20's and my dad has congestive heart failure.... ... (3 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 think it depends on what symptoms (if any) you are experiencing with the High BP. If I had a pressure of 170+/100+ I would probably call my doctor and ask to get in that day - especially if it stayed there. If I had a pressure of 180/100 I'd probably go to the ER. However, I would also go to the ER if I found myself having a difficult time breathing and rapid pulse with a... (14 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'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)