So 2 years ago I was in Hospital for a week with sever Spike 236/173. Now for past 2 years on 4 different meds my BP was around the normal range. I just got a new Cardiologist and he has changed me meds , all of them. Now I take 2 differnt pills in morning and 1 at night but ever since my BP has been pretty consistent 140-160 over 90-113 . Its been this way for almost a month. They now have me trying a 3rd medicine and after 9 days still the same. I have been doing my part , not drinking, working out actually lost 14lbs and really watch the sodium. The have done EKC, Eco's and Blood work and nothing Abnormal. Its is really starting to get me depressed. Anyone else have this type of issues. I am glad to be off my old meds because side effects were bad.. I am only 36 and i only weigh 197 lbs..View Thread
Hello I have been on bp meds for over 8 yrs now just recently I passed out while working out had my carotids checked and a heart ultrasound all were normal but I haven't felt the same since. Recently I will wake up early morning with the feeling of anxiety I will chek my pressure and its 155/96 sometimes a little higher. I feel anxious I will run a low grade fever sometimes I have chills and just don't feel right. I will not lie its scaring me stupid because nobody knows whats wrong part of me thinks it may be hormonal I am at that age range but the feelings I just don't like them.. 1 day I am perfectly fine and think ok all is well and then boom out of the blue here it is again.. Has anyone had stuff like this happen?? Ill admit being in here and reading some of the stuff I have has helped thank you for that. I wish none of us had to be in here but unfortunately that's not us. Thank you in advance for any input.View Thread
Should I take my lopressor while I am getting fit enough to exercise without causing pressures to raise? I...
Posted by An_262338
Should I take my lopressor while I am getting fit enough to exercise without causing pressures to raise? I was told to take it when my pressure goes over 140/90. When I am not active it isn't up to that. ThanksView Thread
I have been experiencing elevated blood pressure during massage therapy. Normal is 110/70, pulse 63. During...
Posted by An_262136
I have been experiencing elevated blood pressure during massage therapy. Normal is 110/70, pulse 63. During massage has gone as high as 147/110, pulse 106 and will remain in this range for 2 to 3 hours post massage. Then readings in 121/80, pulse 70. Sessions are one hour, and have had headache and dizziness after too. Today therapist avoided neck area suspecting it may cause increase in vascular flow. In general the massage is beneficial and relaxing, however, unable to explain why blood pressure becomes elevated during this time. There was no headache after today's session, however avoiding the neck area had no impact on maintaining a normal blood pressure. I drink water before and after sessions. Anyone else experienced such issues? This is not a common occurance.View Thread
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