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I Discovered I had a BP of 206/110 on Nov 27/2017. I have had borderline hypertension for the last 15 years which didn't require any medication and my doctor couldn't advise any lifestyle changes that I wasn't already doing.
I'm 63, healthy, 6.1" and 184lbs, at the gym 4 times a week, low sodium ovo/lacto vegetarian & daily Zen meditation practitioner for the last 44 years, drink plenty of water, non smoker, non drinker, good sleep regiment, now retired with a low stress lifestyle. My mom did had BP problems with many mini strokes so they think this is an inherited condition. Numerous blood and urine tests for me come back as all good.
My Doctor has now proscribed 4mg daily Coversyl (perindopril) since my high BP reading.. I have been measuring my own BP about 5 times a day since then. This medicine lowers my BP through most of my day to a good range but the systolic still rises by 30mg back to the hyper tension range from 7 - 12 pm every evening. Taking my medication at different times doesn't change this. Taking a nap during the day makes no difference to it.
Does anyone have evening BP spikes or any possible explanations for why it consistently rises in the evening?
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