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How can someone have high BP when they exercise 5-6 days a week ?

how can someone have high blood pressure when they exercise 5-6 days a week? my sistolic or whatever its called is always at stage 1 hyposomething workouts consists of 5-6 days of weight training and 3 days of biking only drink beers on holiday weeks 50% health food 50% junk food don t consume any HFCS oh and mother and sister have high blood pressure as well
Asked On : Thu, 17 Dec 2009
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It's called chronic hypertension. I have it too. I have had high readings since I was 9 years old and even if I'm in the best shape of my life I still have issues with high bp. Mine comes from hereditary. My dad has it. Besides HFCS you should really avoid all processed foods, they have too much added salt. Fast food is bad too. I'm on a beta blocker called Atenolol, it keeps my bp perfectly. I'm not an expert but I'd advise you to treat it now so you don't get a stroke or heart attack later on. HBP can damage your heart, enlarge your heart and kidneys, etc. So treat it with meds if all else fails. There are so many meds out there and it's not a big deal to take them. You will feel better too. They call HBP the silent killer but when mine is high I feel stressed, get headaches and fatigue.
Answered: Thu, 17 Dec 2009
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