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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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Hello, new to this. Probs started around dec 2012. feeling shaky, thought it was blood sugar but it wasn't....More
Posted by jdunbar
High blood pressure eating
I would just like some suggestions on what to cook for my husband, who has just been diagnosed with high blood...More
Posted by MyJay
High BP w/ new RX
1st day taking new BP RX Atacand HCT-BP has been high all day-172/111 being the highest. To get it down I...More
Posted by An_254096
Blood Pressure Spikes at Night
Hello, I have been having blood pressure spikes at night. The first time I woke feeling a bit dizzy and...More
Posted by PastorRoland
Blood Pressure
I started BP med Lisinopril 10 mg 5 days ago. My BP was around 144/75. Now its 178/85 could it be the meds
Posted by susieowl
sudden spike
I also have similar problem. Initially doctor gave Atenelol (Beta blocker) 25 mg for my anxiety and...More
Posted by chinnababy
High Blood pressure frequency
I have been out of my medication for a week and my blood pressure reading is ranging from 169 to 181 over 91....More
Posted by An_254008
Fast onset of high bp
I recently lost 40 lbs started exercising and eating right, I have been doing this since January 2013. I...More
Posted by tigger2869
How long the high Blood Pressure medication takes ...
Hello everybody, My father has high BP. And he been to doctor and he started having his BP medication for...More
Posted by Dhingli001
what should i do
my blood pressure an hour ago was 174/107 with meds my head hurts chest hurts cant get enough to drink
Posted by mollymcbutter
Should I see a Dr.?
Last week I failed the blood pressure test at my Husband's Employer's Health Assessment. We (the spouses and...More
Posted by An_253705

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my mom is 81 years old we just found out she has high blood pressure it will go so high at night time we have...More
Posted by kita32327
blood pressure
what makes your blood pressure go up at night
Posted by An_253632
My Medication
I went to the doctor with a cold and was told my blood pressure was high 160/90 and put on benicar. It...More
Posted by SecondOpinion
High Aldosterone and Long-Standing Hypertension
I am a 34 year old man who has been treated pharmaceutically (without much success) for around seven years, for...More
Posted by DamienL
I am a 38 yr old female, never had major health issues, now I have frequent anxiety attacks, high bp, fatigue...More
Posted by An_253482
when to worry about b/p
I have high blood pressure and i am taking meds. metoprolol tab 50mg. The last 3 days i can't seem to get it to...More
Posted by vabell
My blood pressure has been going up since I started menopose. My bp is 179/108. Is eleved blood pressure...More
Posted by An_253348
Huge Changes = No More Lisinopril
About 11 years ago, at 219 pounds (5'0" tall) my MD noticed a pattern of borderline per-hypertension BP...More
Posted by sostrong1964
Became disoriented
Had 2 glasses of wine, was hungry and tired.Not unusual. This particular night my blood pressure was 179/98....More
Posted by Grumpysmom
Became disoriented
Had 2 glasses of wine, was hungry and tired.Not unusual. This particular night my blood pressure was 179/98....More
Posted by Grumpysmom
treated for severe lv dysfunction
My bhabhi aged about 39 years old diagonesed at cmc vellore on 23/07/2013 for severe LV dysfunction and...More
Posted by An_253066
Taking pills amlosafe LS 5/5 for the last five yea...
Dear sir i am 39 years old govt.employee..has had high BP and taking medicine amlosafe LS 5/5 mg for the last...More
Posted by An_253066
swimming in saltwater
My husband is convince swimming in our pool with a saltwater system is raising his blood pressure, so he won't...More
Posted by joolia
Blood Pressure
I am on high blood pressure meds. At rest is 105/70. Recently I notice I had pressures around 165/85 after...More
Posted by An_253058
high blood pressure
My husband has high blood pressure and he is take four different pills for it. My problem is that at night...More
Posted by An_253057
New to trying to manage high blood pressure
I was diagnosed in 2010 but did not take it seriously. Well it is now 2013 and because I did not take my...More
Posted by An_252874

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garlic oil
I've started taking 2 "garlic oil perles" along with my regular meds (metoperol, lisinopril. nefedipine) and my pressure has dropped 25 ... More
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