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... If the diastolic is usually low or normal, I wouldn't be too concerned yet if he gets a couple of high systolic readings. ... (3 replies)
... My BP is very much like yours. The systolic is highly reactive to any kind of movement, talking, stress, etc. ... (3 replies)
... but should I be concerned over how high it climbed at the doctor's office? ... (7 replies)

... structure of our blood vessels. They become less elastic. The changes in the vessel walls affect compliance, which then decreases. This results in an increase in systolic blood pressure. Thus all of us will have some hardening of the arteries as we age. This process is called atherosclerosis. ... (18 replies)
... HCTZ to control my essential hypertension. The medication seems to have worked great on my diastolic pressure, but not so on the systolic. ... (12 replies)
... In most young people with high blood pressure, both systolic and diastolic readings are high. ... (6 replies)
... Systolic is the blood pressure in the artery as the heart contracts, while the Diastolic is the blood pressure that takes place between the beats. I take it that you are young, like me, and that's why you have a high Diastolic. ... (6 replies)
... which is reputed to not impact my sex life as much as others. He said he'd prefer a diuretic, which would impact my high systolic pressure, leaving my diastolic alone, as it's normal. He started with a small dose of hydrochlorot 12.5 mg. ... (18 replies)
... Arterial stiffness. In people over 50, this is THE major cause of high systolic, low diastolic BP. It is especially common in people over 60. ... (1 replies)
... I specifically asked what was current thinking, systolic or diastolic more important, and I asked about pulse pressure. ... (11 replies)
... Im 27, and exercise 3 or 4 days a week. I'm very fit compared to most people but my systolic blood pressure seems too high. I avoid soda, alcohol, smoking, junk food, and I think I have a good diet. ... (3 replies)
High systolic
Apr 7, 2006
... Twokatz, What you are experiencing is what's called "pulse pressure". Yours appears to be rather wide well in excess of 70+ and that is what is probably causing the headaches. Was it this way BEFORE the Atenolol? This could also be due to the very low dose of Atenolol as well because 10Mg. is not much and could be wearing off long before it should causing a rebound affect,... (3 replies)
High systolic
Apr 7, 2006
... My systolic readings have been anywhere from 134 to 160. ... (3 replies)
... I took him to ER and they did bloodwork and EKG...all came back good. Was told to follow up with his MD but was also told not to add another BP med or Diastolic would drop too low. ... (0 replies)
... Hi! I check my BP every day, because I have extremely low Pulse (35-45 Average). I have also found that my Systolic is pretty OK (Average 120-125), but my Diastolic shows a bit lower than normal (45-60). Is there anything wrong with that? Ps I am 20 Years old, and fit. (0 replies)
... Flowergirl, I have no idea why I was put on CCBs. Is it not normal to be prescribed them for essential hypertension? ... (12 replies)
... I am 56 with high systolic pressure (140-175) and normal diastolic (70-80). Pulse generally low (45-55). I have had these type of #s for many years. After aerobic exercise my BP goes to 120/70-80 for 4-6 hours or longer. Is this common? Does this say anything unique about my condition? Have not seen a doctor, although I know I should. (3 replies)
... I recently experience high systolic blood pressure up to 150 level especially in the morning on rising up with normal diastolic.What are possible reasons for this phenomenon? ... (0 replies)
... Hux, you can't go by me as my hypertension is resistant, unpredictable and plain crazy at times. I've been on all of the meds and just very recently had to discontinue the CCB again, for reasons I won't go into. It looks as if I might have to keep taking it though as I am having problems weaning off of it (again). Just make sure you don't go on a higher dose. That's... (12 replies)
... Maybe you are putting too much pressure on yourself... it helps to take your readings over the day then average them out. If I went on the basis of each reading as an individual I would have a stroke BP or no BP... but if I take all the readings I have during a day and average them out I get something that I can live with and that can actually give me a better picture of what... (8 replies)

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