... There aren't enough medications to counteract the harm that you are doing to your own body and metabolism. Being overweight puts you at great risk for being Insulin Resistant (ref: Metabolic Syndrome). Smoking introduces over 100 different, possibly harmful chemicals into your metabolism. Not exercising? :nono: Plus... if I drank 4-5 cans of Iced Coffee daily, I would be... (6 replies)
... The diastolic reading of 121 is pretty high. That's your resting pressure. You want that reading, especially, to be as low as possible.
Do you feel nervous/anxious during your taking your blood pressure reading?
If so, that's probably what's causing the high 146/121 reading. As for the 126/99. 126 for a systolic reading is just above optimal and not so much of a concern... (7 replies)
... I have to have an IVP and go back in 10 days for her to check my bp. (7 replies)
... I am 31, 5'2, 130 lbs. Today at the doctor my bp was 140/97, heart rate 115 and blood in my urine. I, too, am looking for answers. (7 replies)
... maglib, I am sorry that your son is faced with health issues. I'm sure it is not only stressful for him, but also for your entire family. If your untiring determination to help him was medication, he would have been cured by now!
I had difficult to treat, chronically high blood pressure. I also had Heart Failure. As I got progressively worse, and was very sickly, I knew if... (13 replies)
... According to the internet, a 1st reading that's high is quite common with people with anxiety and you need to keep taking it until your BP evens out. ... (10 replies)
... I've taken my blood pressure over 26,000 times, since 1998, or about seven times per day. To answer your question, I went to my reports showing my average hourly readings for 2003 and for 2008.
My average BP for 2003 was 151/96 based on 1032 readings. Pretty awful for having worked hard on lowering my blood pressure for FIVE years! :( Thousands of readings, many medicine... (2 replies)
... Could I rely on a few BP readings per year in the doctor's office, or would I have to track and evaluate my own blood pressure readings? ... (21 replies)
... My bp has risen steadily over the past several months. 5 years ago when I was 35 and 30 lbs overweight, I had my first experience with bp. ... (2 replies)
... Following is the summery of symptoms by a doctor :-
• Uncontrolled hypertension with some form of membrano-proliferative glomerulonephritis with predominant IgA and complement staining ? IgA nephropathy (UNUSUAL – absence of significant microscopic haematuria)
• Small-vessel leukocytoclastic vasculitis – clinically rather typical Henoch-Schönlein’s purpura (of adult age).... (0 replies)
... Blood Pressure and heartrate varies all day long. You can take three bp readings in a row and get three different bp readings and three different hr readings. ... (10 replies)
... Bell BP Formulation on the 17th at 11pm. On the 2nd day I added CoQ10. ... (17 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)
... Table starts with lowest hourly averages and ends with the highest hourly averages. The bp readings on the left are from the 2008 time period, the readings on the right are from the 2002 time period. ... (5 replies)
... Table starts with lowest hourly averages and ends with the highest hourly averages. The bp readings on the left are from the 2008 time period, the readings on the right are from the 2002 time period. ... (20 replies)
... I've recorded over 26,000 bp readings since 1998. ... (35 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.
My average BP for 2003 was 151/96 based on 1032 readings. Pretty awful for having worked hard on lowering my blood pressure for FIVE years! :( Thousands of readings, many medicine changes, diet... (16 replies)
... Ok, I need some advice. I went to my doctor for a follow up, and the nurse's hasty BP reading was 143/77. The last one two weeks ago was 146/90.
I showed the following home readings taken every day at 3:30 with my OMROM 712C to him"
4/27 129/80 (6 replies)
... I got the idea for the diet from the following UCLA Arthur Ashe Student Health & Wellness Center, 2002 article about insulin resistance and diet:
You might want to revisit the discussion of the blood pressure diet that I am on, at the thread: Does an "Insulin Resistance" diet improve... (17 replies)
... Hello everyone. I have viewed thIs site for quite awhile but never posted. In April this year I went to the Doctor because my arms were hurting. When he took my pressure it was 240/140. I was sent to emergency room and they used clonidine to lower it. I have a kidney disease so my internist sent me to kidney specialist. He has put me on various high blood pressure meds. The... (15 replies)