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Hypertension

Also known as Blood Pressure High, Portal Hypertension, Pulmonary Hypertension

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  • High BP following poisoning

    Long story short, I don't need no sympathy nor' advice, I am simply bored and curious.  I had been poisoned few days ago, ambulance came within 10 minutes even though the operators were engaged! They banged on my door. Got to the ambulance, they took my BP which read 161/102. I've no...

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  • Monitoring BP and and keeping records of BP and weight

    If u have an iPhone get this application free BP monitor... It helps me to keep track of everything. U can also get one for Android too.. It really helps. Here are your records of "Blood Pressure", "Weight and Height", "Medication", and "Other" up to 18 June...

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  • Blood Pressure at young age 27 feeling depressed :(

    I have got BP problem at very young age 27 ,my bp is high always it some time 180/110,160/100 and sometime 143/77 , I have gone through blood test urine test all my test are normal,my bp was detected 2 years back when my weight was 110kg but i decided to loose my weight instead of going for medication...

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  • Im 20 and I have hypertension

    Hi, I just went to a pharmacy and they had one of those machines that test your blood pressure by pumping a hole where you put your arm through. I forget exactly what I got, but I got close to hypertension. The thing is I am only 20 and I don't think that is normal for my age. If it is worth mentioning...

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  • High blood pressure/protein in urine at 26 years old

    My husband is 26 years old with high blood pressure, we know a lot of it is due to genetics. (Father passed away from high blood pressure related issues and mother suffers from hbp) He is now taking 2.5mg meds daily to control it, however it's still quite high 130~ Doctor said due to protein in...

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  • Blood pressure variation and weather / temperature

    My blood pressure typically moves around 10-20 points. I especially tend to be 10-20 points higher in the morning. In December my BP was really high and jumping around. One week my BP averaged 143/96 with a high reading of 164/112, all while on 100 mg Losatan,12.5 HCTZ and 5mg Bystolic. The following...

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  • High blood pressure mess causing electrolyte issues

    i am a 56 year old female. BMI normal. Started out on  benicar hct 20 mg then up to 40 hct tears ago.  About 2 years ago low potassium, switched to benicar 40 (no hct)... and to make along story short, fixed low potassium and now on 5 different meds to control BP, but constant struggle to keep...

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  • Sudden rise in BP

    Last Thursday  I had my blood pressure checked at GPS and it was 143/93 which was great as it was the lowest it has been since the beginning of the year. Friday morning it was 171/114,Sat 175/115. Sun 180/123' so getting really worried. Also very bad right sided headache. Phoned GP who asked...

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  • Are BP readings reliable?

    I think it's great having a BP measuring machine at home, they come in a bunch of models, and I guess you could even go bulb and stethoscope "sphygmomanometer" if you're stuck in 1967.  But no reading method is very exact, and I wonder at the very concept of pressure-constricting...

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  • Blood pressure much higher at night.

    Hi all, please can I ask for advice/ your experience? A quick medical background; 45yr old female, low vitamin D for 4 years, despite taking 1000iu D3 per day, (painful bones, exhaustion etc). I also previously had poly cystic ovaries, which apparently have gone after taking Metformin for a year, although...

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  • Amlodipine Losartan Corodil side effects

    Hi. I am suffering from HBP and this unfortunately runs in the family. I am not overweight and fairly active as I do something good for my health every day in forms og cycling walking and working out with weights. Unfortunately, thats not enough to keep my BP below 140/90. I have tried several combos...

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  • Loss of appetite with lisinopril

    After some weeks on lisinopril 5 mg, I had severe loss of appetite.  Did not make the connection until several months later. Cut my dose to 2.5 mg, after a few weeks my appetite was much improved, but my blood pressure is now too high.  Has anyone had this problem, and if so, what switch helped. ...

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  • White Coat Syndrome (Again) Someone taking my pulse????

       OK, I've got a very bad case of WCS. Have had it since childhood, 30 some odd years now. Been there done that. My question and comment is this: Suppose you know that at Dr.s visit that no-one is going to take your BP. You've established that the number is asinine and has no clinical...

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  • Help with HBP

    21 years of age and female. Recently diagnosed with HBP after weeks of suffering through a strange, tightening headache, dizziness, and mild visual disturbances. My highest systolic reading was 159 and my highest diastolic reading was 110. Although I average about the 130s/90s. My heart rate is also...

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  • High Blood Pressure Not Responding To Meds

    I've had high BP for a few years but generally controlled by meds (lots of bad reactions to the meds though).  This year I'd started a concerted effort to exercise daily, lose weight and eat better to try and improve things and I was feeling better.  About 6 weeks ago I had problems...

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  • High Blood Pressure - Natural remedies

    Hi Guys, After a visit to local Pharmacy to check cholesterol and blood sugar (back in April), I was told my blood pressure was very high and I should go see a doc as soon as possible which I did (cholesterol and blood sugar were fine).  At the time, my doctor said my BP was high at around 170/90...

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  • high blood pressure

    Hi to you all,  doctors has been trying to control my high blood presure, tablets i have taken amoldaphine , Doxasin, felodipine, tablets are classed as ace inhibitors  unfortunately i have stopped taking them without telling doc, they have caused me to have extreme anxiety little sleep ,i...

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  • Very Dizzy ! BP 178/97

    I am feeling very dizzy.  I gave up drinking last Sunday. i eat healthy food but I am over-weight.  I have started a fitness regime that is monitored and not excessive.  My BP was 178/97 at 7pm 165/93 8pm 137/75 30 mins later i lay down  9.30pm 167/87.... i takem 10mg ramipril 2.5mg...

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  • Amlodipine 5mg

    Have been on Amlodipine 5mg and Losartan 100mg for 6 months and whilst my blood pressure is the best it has been in years, I now find that I have very distinct 'floaters' in my eyes which appear to be getting worse. Has anyone experienced similar problems with Amlodipine at 5mg dosage. The...

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  • Amlodipine and extreme bloating

    I would like to know if anyone else has experienced bloating and seemingly increased list of foods that you can't tolerate? I was on Amlodipine for about 10 years but stopped on 1 August because I thought it might be causing hair loss. I am now on Telmisartan and Indapamide. About two years ago I...

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  • blood pressurs

    hi im new and would like to at least find out if my blood pressure needs attending to.i have been on blood pressure tablets for about 6 years now im 66 and every time i go to a doctor my blood pressure goes up has always happend im on a small dose pill but it does go up and down even when im home i take...

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  • Hypertention and hair loss

    I have tried various meds and still have a problem with hair loss. Also the latest has had caused a persistant headache (Amilodepine)  anr suggestions?

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  • Blood pressure is spiking again

    Well here goes my blood pressure is spiking for the thousandth time doctor has put me on extra amlodipine but I'm already taking 20 mg of lisinopril once-daily and once at night it just doesn't help with spiking at night don't know what to do I've been to the hospital at least 20 times...

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  • Fish oil (Omega) supplements raise blood pressure

    Hello,  so I started taking fish oil supplements just to try and be more healthy. I started taking them a month ago and I have noticed that they increased my blood pressure (before my blood pressure was always 130/75 and now  after one month of using these supplements my blood pressure started...

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  • My hearing and gets muffled when my blood pressure goes up

    When my blood pressure goes up sometimes I lose my hearing or it gets muffled and I can't think straight until it goes down in my heart pound in my ears does anybody else get this feeling I also feel panicky and weak I am going to my cardiologist August 27th 2017 hopefully he can help me with it...

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  • Candesartan

    My Doctor changed my blood pressure tablets to candesartan 16mg, after a few weeks my face had turned red around my nose and cheeks and I started to break out in spots.  Has anybody else had these side effects? If so any recommendations? Thank you.

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  • Blood Pressure for a 67y old Male

    Normal blood pressure is taken as 120/80. But blood pressure often rises with age. What do you think is acceptable blood pressure for a 67y old male. That is, the pressures whereby treatment is not needed.

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  • Newly diagnosed with high blood pressure and scared..

    Hey there everybody. I just joined and can use some advice. I know this isn't medical advice, but I can just use some advice in general. So for the past month or so, I just haven't been feeling right. Been dizzy and whatnot. My boyfriend actually thought maybe I should be tested for diabetes...

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  • High bp dizziness headache

    Hi all, I am 34 and recently started feeling dizziness and headache on my back of skull above neck. I went to doctor bp was 150/90 and then it was like 140/90, 130/80, 130/100. Doctor suggested telma 20. Then I saw neuro specialist he asked me not to take telma instead gave me nervofit and asked me...

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  • Diltiazem - any experience anyone please

    After commencing Amlodipine for high blood pressure which caused severe ankle swelling and inflammation of the surrounding area, leading to a diagnosis of varicose eczema, I have now been prescribed Diltiazem. I know that Diltiazem is usually prescribed for sufferers of Angina. I am nervous about...

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