In addition to the great information that billh99 posted, you may want to read this article on low blood pressure . It says that, "low blood pressure does not have a specific number where it is too low. Most doctors consider blood pressure to be too low when it causes symptoms or drops suddenly. In general, low blood pressure symptoms happen when blood pressure is less than 90/60."View Thread
How is your aunt doing today? Have you also looked into implementing the DASH Diet? This slideshow outlines the foods that you should eat to lower blood pressure and those that you should avoid, as well as offers some tips on getting started. Please let us know how she is doing!
It is best to speak with your doctor first to get his/her professional opinion on what you need to be doing to lower your blood pressure, but you might try implementing the DASH Diet to help you get your blood pressure down. This slideshow outlines the foods that you should eat and those you should avoid, as well as tips on getting started. Please let us know how you are doing!
A medical professional is the best person to consult with this problem you are experiencing (which I see that you have done). Did any of the doctors that ran tests suggest any actions you can take to lower your blood pressure? This article has some good tips you might follow. It sounds like it may be a combination of things that is causing your high blood pressure and other symptoms of general illness. Not sleeping, stress from your projects, being slightly overweight, and not getting adequate exercise could all be contributing to your symptoms.
Try following some of the suggestions in the above link, and please let us know how you are doing! If you feel your symptoms worsening, please make another appointment with your doctor for another evaluation.
The articles that kjme11374 posted have some great information on how to help your FIL lower his blood pressure naturally -- this article has 5 lifestyle tips that can lower blood pressure such as following the DASH eating plan, limiting sodium and salt, and exercise. As was previously said, make sure that you talk with your FIL's doctor before trying at home treatment.