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Hypertension

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

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  • High Blood Pressure One Hundred and Ninety over Eighty Eight

    went to cvs in store blood pressure monitor and i got that reading and than panicked and ran to supermarket higher yet than back to cvs and higher again i had worked myself up into anxiety  i made doctor appointment itsw not for thieteen more days I am really stressing out dont want to take it in...

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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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  • 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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  • Back of my head pounds?

    The back of my head throbs and hurts. Is it my blood pressure? Or is it a headache?  I worry it might be a brain tumor or a nerve.... Any similar story's?

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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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  • 4 medicines, all horrible side effects, advice sought

    Hi All,  My first ever post about hypertension. I have always had high blood pressure since my 20's. Now 37 the doctor has felt compelled to do something about it. Sadly, taken the meds has reduced me from happy asymptomatic well-being to each day plagued with nasty side effects. I am...

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  • Could my dizziness be related to my blood pressure?

    Hi, For the last 6+ months, I have been struggling with dizziness when standing, lack of energy etc. A few seconds after I stand I feel light headed and usually have to stop for a few seconds until it passes. It lasts around 30-60 seconds usually then I'm fine until I sit down and stand up again....

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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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  • Blood pressure after exercise

    I've had several heart attacks, left ventricle is damaged and I am borderline heart failure. After cycling non stop in a gym for 90 mins, went home took BP reading of 116/102, repeated reading showed 115/101.   20 mins later it was back to my normal118/52. My question- is a heart which has...

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  • Very High BP in front of doctor but normal at home

    Hi all. I have a problem. Every time my blood pressure is taken by a doctor or a nurse it is very high (190-90s with heart rate more than 100) and once at home it is average 130-70 with heart rate around 75. I need advices and to share experience. My worry is the very high blood pressure in front of...

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  • Amlodipine and Erection problem

    Hi I am 39 year Old. I have recently diagnosed with high blood pressure. So my GP put me on Amlodipine 5mg. I am diabetic type 2 as well and taking Metformine 500 mg for that.  Now after being on this two medications I am experiencing some erection problems. I can always obtain an erection but...

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  • Resistant hypertension

    i have had hbp since i was 21 now i am 41 and still nochange i was taking 12 pills a day now its 9 but still no relief my dr and the Cardiologists cant seen to find how to get it down my heard dr sent me to another specialist to see if she could help but it remains 160/120 .They cant find whats...

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  • Stressed

    Hi! I just got out from the hospital the other day. I have a blood pressure 170/101, doctor sent me home cause I pleaded because I'm missing my son (6weeks). Now I'm under medication, I need words of affirmation that my blood pressure will go down. Please help me!

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  • Does it follow that atheroma and hypertension go together?

    When I say hypertension I should add that i take medication and manage to keep the average reading below 130/80.  I am reading the blurb on preventing cardiovascular disease that the dr printed for me and it sounds as though atheroma is the same as hardening of the arteries and par for the...

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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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  • Bp panic

    I am a 29 year old female who suffered with hbp after t birth of both her children. It was controlled by meds and now I am totally off the meds and have been for over 18 months. But I still panic about my bp!! I take reading at home and get such a range of readings. Late afternoon/evening the readings...

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  • Headaches

    So I have been having odd or different headaches since having anxiety. Currently I randomly have been having odd spasm like headaches in the back of my head. I told my doctor and he states they are possible stress headaches but they scare me . Any else experience this ?

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  • worried about my fluctuating Blood pressure !!

    Hello everyone !! I am so worried because my bp is fluctuating within seconds!! I am new with hypertension, it started about three months ago and i am only 37. I always had 110/70. But during May' this year i was so stressed due to some family issues that my bp went high. Since then it stayed 130/90...

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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 blood pressure at 22

    This Friday I decided to go to the doctor cause my throat was hurting and I thought it'd rather go before it worsened, to my luck the doctor didn't worry much about my throat, but more about my BP. They checked my BP three times and these were the readings 140/120, 132/108 and 132/100. They tried...

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  • Pulse pressure low

    I am a 30 year old female who suffers with health anxiety. I recently had hypertension after having my children. My bp now sits at around 114/82 my concern now is that my pulse pressure is too low I'm really worrying myself about it and not sure if I should be going to a doctor about it.

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  • Blood pressure spiking

    I have been inactive due to severe painful back condition for a few years my blood pressure has been spiking two 198 / 100 I think I need to get exercise but I don't know if this will help I am 70 years old should I just give up and let my arteries Harden I am very frustrated I don't want to...

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  • Health concerns (Pre-hypertension @ age 22!)

    Hello, I have recently discovered that my blood pressure has been higher than it should be. I moved in late 2016, and I can admit my stress levels have been quite high since then (but my whole life has probably been like a 7/10 stress lol).A little background: I smoked Marijuana regularly when this all...

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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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  • eplerenone

    Has anyone taken this before? My doctor gave me this at 12.5mg (to replace spirolactone)to help lower my bp more.I am taking also taking taking benicar 40mg /25htcz. Lately i have been dizzy on and off and not feeling to well this week

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  • High/low BP

    My bp fluctates from 168/97 to 133/78 Tried meds but always get sore stomach and osophogus. Yesterday during prep for endoscopy bp was 175/114 (prob due to anxiety) on discharge down to 150/90. Does anyone else out there havd similar probs? I would like to control my bp naturally, rather than try anymore...

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  • Blood clot or paranoid?

    Hello I'm hoping someone could help me, I'm really worried I have a blood clot in my leg. It all started about 3-4weeks ago. my knee started having trouble clicking into place whenever I tried to straighten it and it was quite painful on my knee cap. I wasn't to concerned about it as my knees...

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  • 130/90 BP waiking up..is that normal? taking meds

    Im a 37 year old man, taking 50mg of losartan in the morning and in the afternoon. I get 125/85 to 130/90 waking up. It get under 120/80 during the day. Is that normal? Im overweight and i started a diet 2 weeks ago (veggies) and doing the water therapy

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  • Ill Just have a Heart Attack.....

    Seriously the first week BP was from 130's to the bottom in the low 80's, past few days right back up high and I am still taking the useless mediciation Tried Toprol, didnt work, now on Zestril, worked for a week now its not working either, God sure knows how to f*ck with people, my sleep if...

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  • Forget it Here, Im DONE

    Well for a week my BP hasnt been too bad on the Med, now all of a sudden today its 137/99, the bottom number after a week of staying ear or below normal way back up again, Im done with these damn meds, so I threw the rest out, Im stopping everything, Sick of these meds and Im sick of God F*cking with...

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