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Hi everyone I have posted on here before with my concerns. Basically I have ongoing high bp issues with anxiety I also have pain I believe comes from my kidney area. When I'm not anxious my bp is around 130/74. Which I'm happy with being 57. But when I'm anxious I can still get readings of 170-180ish my dialostic always stays under 90. After I calm down my bp always returns to just above normal. My currently on bp meds twynsta.
My GP assures me my anxiety is driving my bp up and this is normal for someone with anxiety. I also get back pain at different times of the day which is fairly mild but noticeable which makes me anxious.
My GP assures me my kidneys are fine. My last egfr was 89 2 months ago.
Since my journey with anxiety started 6 years ago when I had a panic attack and ended up in the ER. My Bp was 230/130! Over the years like most people I have had a multitude of exams and tests I've had 3 full medicals this year including an ER visit.
I guess I still believe I have kidney problems. I've noticed that with anxiety people seem to fixate on a particular life threatening illness that they believe they have. I have looked up kidney disease symptoms and the only real symptoms I have are the high bp and back pain.
I still can't get this out of my mind that's the Drs have missed something. I must admit if I don't think about the back pain I don't notice it.
This anxiety has really ruined my life. My career of 20 years has gone I was medically retired because of this. I was a police officer which I was quite good at!
Anyway I just needed to vent as I'm sitting here a bit depressed and feeling sorry for my self again! Thanks for reading.
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