Resistant hypertension at night

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Blood pressure that goes up every night I have already talked to my doctor's my cardiologists and my primary care doctor they raised my lisinopril from 10 to 20 mg at night it worked for a while but now it's shooting back up at night to 196 over 98 give or take a few points it makes me shake and feel terribly scared I have to take extra blood pressure medicine I know I shouldn't but I do and my friends do that too when this happens to them but I have it every night I'm calling my cardiologists right now just wondering how other people deal with it if they have it thanks a lot Diana

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    What is different in your life at night from daytime? Taking extra meds is the very worst thing that you can do in that situation. Strange that you have friends in the same situation.
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      Strange but true just a few friends but they don't do that every night this I have to had to do 4 about three weeks to a month now I have told my primary care but she does not respond told my cardiologists today and waiting for a call right now to see if they can up my meds taking a little extra is a desperate thing to do but it's better than a stroke or heart attack I've already had a couple of heart attacks and don't want another one so that's what's going on now hoping for the best

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      How were your heart attacks treated, did you have stents fitted or just medications ?
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    diana88467...I would think your doctors need to investigate just 'why' your bp

    is increasing in the evenings. Are you doing anything differently at night? Are you under any stressors other than what you're writing about? Try your very best to relax, as anxiety & worry does nothing but boost the numbers. 

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