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My husband, a type 2 diabetic had bypass surgery last feb.He was doing fantastic until last month when his...More
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problems with Verapamil
Hello, all i have been taking this medication for about a month and my pressure readings have been high and...More
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problems with Verapamil
Hello, all i have been taking this medication for about a month and my pressure readings have been high and...More
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problems with Verapamil
Hello, all i have been taking this medication for about a month and my pressure readings have been high and...More
Posted by angella61
high blood preassure
I am 62 my blood pressure sometimes pick to 165-85 normally stay at 135/ 75 should I be very concerned about...More
Posted by pepsico
Seeing an increase in my BP now that I am on thyro...
I have had borderline blood pressures for several months now. A year ago having systolic readings in the 150s...More
Posted by rita_1953
Lisinopril caused Peripheral neuropathy
I began taking 10mg of Lisinopril recently and within a month began having moderate peripheral neuropathy....More
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Lisinopril caused peripheral neuropathy
I began taking 10mg of Lisinopril recently and within a month began having moderate peripheral neuropathy....More
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Blood Pressure
I'm on atenolol 25mg daily. Today my blood pressure was 110/80. Is the bottom # still to high?
Posted by An_260697
High Blood Pressure spike over Pain Meds
Hello: I've been taking three different pain related meds. ... one for Arthritis, two for muscle spasm and three...More
Posted by yama10
high blood pressure and high heart rate while trai...
I am a 47 year old male with borderline high blood pressure 145/90 most of my life... Trying to avoid...More
Posted by jaysoncampeau
Question About Blood Pressure Readings
Ok so usually when I first take my blood pressure reading it will be higher than average for example,...More
Posted by patsfan1281
HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE
My 16 year old boy's BP is 133/84. Does this means he is hypertensive. His weight is 140 lbs. A family...More
Posted by An_260169
Ramipril dull headaches
Im a 32 yo male and was admitted to hospital with a blood pressure of 245/150 severe hypertension. I was...More
Posted by markmac82
Best heart rate for loosing weight?
What is the desired heart rate and duration of extent for most effective weight loss?
Posted by P66Trainer
salt intake
Peppers are a great way to add flavor without sodium
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high blood pressure
My bloood pressure is 145 over 104 have major headache and my lips r tingling and eyes , what should I do ?
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Options other than Metropolol Tartrate?
It seems to be working for me just wondered if there are better options
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About what age does high BP generally show up?
There is a history of high BP in my family, but so far I haven't seen elevated numbers, despite a poor diet. ...More
Posted by bwaay53
When to take meds
At what blood pressure reading should blood pressure meds be taken?
Posted by Terri110314
salt intake
What are the best salt substitutes as far as taste? I have tried Mrs.Dash, but it only tastes good (to me) in...More
Posted by rakelley
amlodipine and drastic hair loss
I have been on amlodipine for just over 4 weeks I have lost almost all my long thick curly hair. I wear hats...More
Posted by tracyleeia
fluoroquinolones
I'm 74,years old, and, after two months I'm still suffering ALL the bad effects of taking ciprofloxacin. I...More
Posted by naburly
High Blood Pressure medication causes severe heada...
Hi all, My mother have a high blood pressure of as high as 160-200+. The doctor prescribed her...More
Posted by An_259779
Challenges in Hypertension?
Hi, I'm a Product Design student at the University of Dundee, Scotland. I'm currently working on my final...More
Posted by mjhilley
Losartan and Tingling?
Hi there! I joined this online forum because I am desperate. I have been taking Losartan for HBP for a little...More
Posted by ditty25
Pharmacy Choice and Improvement
Hi, folks, I'm currently doing some research and wanted to get your opinions on what pharmacies or...More
Posted by sebastianmaynard

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Variation in Blood Pressure
When I wake up in the morning my BP is high 158/100 with pulse rate 75. In 30 minutes or so it reduces to 138/ 82 with pulse rate of 68. ... More
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