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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.

To learn more about how lifestyle changes can help manage and prevent symptoms:

Exercise and High Blood Pressure
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Blood pressure med
I started taking bystolic yesterday, but my pressure is still at 150/94. Should I have seen improvement, or...More
Posted by marybethb
Iphone BP cuff
There is a BP cuff that plugs into your Iphone and will trend your readings. Has anyone used one of these and...More
Posted by An_255810
Cardiac Output and HTN
Hello, I'm looking over my pharmacology book and it says, "The higher the CO the higher the BP". Can someone...More
Posted by epoff20
high blood pressure took medication to early to my...
So i accidently took my medication 9 hours early...will this affect me in any way? More
Posted by An_255592
Inexpensive Cuff
I went to Harbor Freight, of all places, during a sale and picked up a BP wrist cuff for under $10 and that's...More
Posted by Yogstar
Salt subststutes and potassium chloride
I have been on a low sodium diet for a month or so, and the hardest part for me is not using the salt...More
Posted by chopperbobby
Checking blood pressure by standing
At a recent doctor appointment the nurse had me stand after my B/P was too high sitting. It's normal for my...More
Posted by readerpoway
shingles and high blood pressure
I would like to know if anyone knows if shingles causes high blood pressure? Nov. 21st went to a doctor...More
Posted by honorabledad
lisinopril female over 50 advice requested
Hi. I'm on lisinopril 10mg daily. I seem to be having side effects from the medication that are quite...More
Posted by jacklodi

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hypertension
after walking a mile on the treadmill in 25 minutes, my blood pressure was 165 over 120 with my heart rate...More
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hypertension
after walking a mile on the treadmill in 25 minutes, my blood pressure was 165 over 120 with my heart rate...More
Posted by rrunyon
Home blood pressure machines
How accurate are home blood pressure contraptions? My wife and I have been having hypertension problems,...More
Posted by chopperbobby
Special Diets
Is There a Special Diet for Persons That HYPOTENSION (LOW-BLOOD PRESSURE)???I have a Pressure BELOW...More
Posted by ornithologist2
craving salt
I crave salt all the time. It seems to have gotten worse since my doctor put me on a high blood pressure med...More
Posted by horanclan6
Wthout my meds,, what can i do ...
Im sonbroke . I take 3 bp pills... Im taken triamterene hctz,,its combo pill... However i dont have...More
Posted by valerie64
Variation in BP readings
At 7:00 AM, I got 148 but 3 minutes later I got 112. At 1:30 I got 125 then go to doctors office for flu...More
Posted by questionman12
Tick Allergy
I wanted to alert the group to a very unusual allergy caused by a tick bite. I do not know when I was bit...More
Posted by dennis77
blood pressure
im 18 I had a kidney transplant 3 years ago. ive been diagnose with hbp . I worry a lot. but I was...More
sudden high blood pressure
Because of a nasal drip i have started doing a nasal wash with salt and water. When you put nozzle in one...More
Posted by An_254778
sudden high blood pressure
Because of a nasal drip i have started doing a nasal wash with salt and water. When you put nozzle in one...More
Posted by An_254778
Thoracic aortic aneurysm, aortic valve disfunction...
I have a 4.6 cm thoracic aortic aneurysm and an impaired aortic valve as well as an impaired tricuspid valve....More
Posted by An_243880
Thoracic aortic aneurysm, aortic valve disfunction...
I have a 4.6 cm thoracic aortic aneurysm and an impaired aortic valve as well as an impaired tricuspid valve....More
Posted by An_243880
Extreme fatigue and indegestion
Hello everyone, I am looking for some feedback regarding my Extreme fatigue and indegestion. Lately (the...More
Posted by georgeclement
Blood pressure
Went to ER on Thursday with chest pains. My BP was 187/145 they shoved me full of nitro and aspirins, BP...More
Posted by nonnie1984
BP way too high
After losing 67 pounds, I am having blood pressure problems. I've been taking garcinia cambogia and green...More
Posted by prplehippie
Blood pressure of 155/90 on a 22 year old
Hello, I have been measuring my blood pressure for the past month and it has consistently been in the range...More
Posted by An_254524
high blood pressure
my wife is 51 has had 2 heart attacks , our son 25 died this week today she checked her blood pressure it was...More
Posted by golfer56
Fourth bp med added today - anxious
Hi, I'm new to this site . I was on 2 bp meds atenolol and losartan for 2 - 3 years and within the past...More
Posted by shannonnina
Hair loss after stopping BP med
Hello, Three weeks ago I stopped taking my blood pressure (at the advisement of my doctor) but I am still...More
Posted by 1214bjy
cough medicine
my wife has a terrible persistent cough on the backside of a cold. She also takes blood pressure medication....More
Posted by motorbob

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