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Pressures not falling in the less than 120/80 range? See our High Blood Pressure Health Center for information about symptoms and treatment.

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High blood pressure associated with chronic sinusi...
I am a 68 year old female battling spiking blood pressure. My blood pressure generally runs a little high,...More
Posted by cymenthy
Dizzy, can't concentrate, blurry vision high BP
This started to happen 4 weeks ago as I was working I started to feel dizzy and was starting to notice I...More
Posted by boges12345
Blood Pressure
Posted by sillywife

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My blood pressure runs 20 pts higher in my left arm than my right. Should I be worried. Left BP 145/70 Right 126/65
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Blood pressure meds
Hi. I started taking Tritace 2 nights ago, 2.5mg. Last night was my second dose and this morning I'm very light...More
Posted by lissm23
High bp, low Haemoglobin.
Last march I had my bp taken and was told it was high after wearing an ambulatory bp monitor for six hours,...More
Posted by munich8000
Same problem, any ideas?
As in the previous entries, I too suffer from sudden spikes of bp. Once as high as 210/80. Normally, I'm a...More
Posted by potomac20854
BP
My BP has been great since my hysteroctemy. Any idea why??
Posted by ptishy
Help me please *highblood pressure
I'm a 21 year old African American female and I have high blood pressure. How can I get rid of highblood...More
Posted by mcclain2014
Cinnamon
My aunty suffers high blood pressure and her count was 240 and suffers vertigo as a side affect, under...More
Posted by cliff10101961
High Blood Pressure
Hey! I'm 35, male, and athletic and my blood pressure is high. It was 150 over something and 140 over something...More
Posted by cwc34
High Blood Pressure Question
Hi, I'm looking for advice more so than an answer to a question. I'm 51 and maybe 40 pounds overweight....More
Posted by patriots51463
still don't know whats the problem
hello! 21 years old student ! i was doing my final projects all of the sudden i started feeling weird...More
Posted by mohdhijjawi
High and Low BP
Hi, First time posting here. Not sure how to explain, but I am fluctuating from high to low. I am concerned...More
Posted by hrussinko
When is blood pressure high enough to require emer...
I am a 26 year old male, and am pretty over weight. I have had high blood pressure for years now, but it has...More
Posted by wow1115
bood pressure monitors
I have an old model 608 that measure with the read outs covering the wrist with the palm facing upward. My...More
Posted by An_257837
White Coat Syndrome
Any ideas, suggestions, on how not to have "white coat syndrome?" Pressure always high in doctor's office and...More
Posted by Shoes05
Erectile Dysfunction
Has anyone else had the same problem from taking Nifedipine? Ever since I've been on this medication,...More
Posted by nomoremedspls
Hummm
Need some ideas of what to cook for high blood pressure
Posted by amberm1827
My BP Values : Should I be concerned?
17-6-2014 12:42 PM (systolic/diastolic - pulse) 131/94 - 102 17-6-2014 7:50 PM 110/92 - 105 18-6-2014...More
Posted by janedoeroi
My BP Values : Should I be concerned?
17-6-2014 12:42 PM[br>(systolic/diastolic - pulse)[br>131/94 - 102[br>[br>17-6-2014 7:50...More
Posted by janedoeroi
High Blood Pressure
My Blood Prssure is 176 over 76 How high is that? I am 34 weighing 86 KG and 1.75 m high. Should I need to...More
Posted by rezanaqvi
High Lately
My BP the Last 2 days has been 149/94. I'm on Linsopril to lower it and it's usually around 128/80. I just...More
Posted by scrapdad27
High Lately
My BP the Last 2 days has been 149/94. I'm on Linsopril to lower it and it's usually around 128/80. I just...More
Posted by scrapdad27
high blood while walking
I have been out of hospital three days from having a Tia. Of course I was lying down every time they took my...More
Posted by gerri1947
Changing Meds... PLEASE read and help!
Hi everyone! I am totally new here, and I have a question! This might be long, PLEASE stick with me! A...More
Posted by certainbubbles
how to lower my blood pressure
I'm 21 not overweight I'm 135 and 5"3 I went to the doctors and had bp 130 over 105 and after a couple...More
Posted by kristen5768

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could someone give me any other suggestions to lower my blood pressure or should I go back to the doctor?
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Diuretic
I just started taking chlorthialzone 25 mg, the first day it did not make me urinate at all. Second day, I...More
Posted by adgarmla

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High Blood Pressure/Weight Loss
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