I Have My Blood Pressure Under Control

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    Knowing Your Blood Pressure Can Save Your Life.

    For years I carried a pager 24/7, put up with an unrealistic workload and ate two meals a day in my employers cafeteria. The price I paid was stubbornly high blood pressure. My GP tried me on several different medications which reduced it a bit but it stayed high. I don't recall...
    will999 will999
    61-65, M
    May 16, 2013

    The Silent Killer

    after 10 years and a pregnancy i have finally got my blood pressure under control People,  get your blood pressure checked they have free checkers at most pharmacies high blood cause stoke among other things i was only 25 when mine started getting high
    morningstarr morningstarr
    31-35, F
    Feb 21, 2008

    Please Get Yourself A Home Monitoring System

    I happen to work in health care as a professional.   There is no greater tool for you and your physician then home monitoring.  If you don't know what the numbers mean, or want your physician to do a better job..........write your results down and monitor same time, same...
    riderzofthestorm riderzofthestorm
    46-50
    1 Response Jul 20, 2011

    Yea

    With atenolol, my BP now sits around 118/68 or so.
    Warmthoughtsofyou04 Warmthoughtsofyou04
    31-35, F
    May 14, 2008

    Do you get tired of taking blood pressure

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    gusdeli gusdeli
    61-65, M
    Dec 18, 2013

    5 Foods That Lower Your Blood Pressure

    5 Foods That Lower Your Blood Pressure 1. Potatoes - a diet that’s high in potassium can lower your blood pressure and risk of stroke. [Published in Journal Watch General Medicine April 18, 2013] 2. Yogurt - American Heart Association says one six-ounce cup of low-fat...
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    Nov 1, 2013

    Out of Control

    Boy was it up there for a while. It seems like I couldn’t get it under 159/?, which was so annoying. Of course the one night when it went up to like 189 that totally sucked! The meds seem to be helping but I can’t help but wonder if the other meds are what’s...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    1 Response Feb 21, 2008

    5 Foods That Lower Your Blood Pressure

    5 Foods That Lower Your Blood Pressure 1. Potatoes - a diet that’s high in potassium can lower your blood pressure and risk of stroke. [Published in Journal Watch General Medicine April 18, 2013] 2. Yogurt - American Heart Association says one six-ounce cup of low-fat...
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    Nov 1, 2013

    So 6 months ago I had a physical

    and my blood pressure was 139/80, borderline hypertension... Monday, when I donated platelets, my blood pressure was 118/60-something (I don't remember tbh)...but I was really happy about this... My dieting and exercise is really paying off, not just with the weight loss...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 3, 2014
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