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Irregular BP readings, cold in head. Any connection between these conditions?

I have been having irregular bp readngs and gtrying to get them down. I now have a bad head cold and they are spiking up again. Any connection. (no cold medicines, previosly my normal at rest bp was 128/78 +/- Am on 16 mg Apo- Candestertan,10 mg Ran Rosuvastatin and 50mg in the am and Novo Altenolol in the evening). Todays reading 161/80 at 60bpm. Lowest in 2 weeks 139/80 at 60bpm. The systolic is averaging around 155
Asked On : Wed, 19 Dec 2012
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Thank you for getting in touch with us. As I see, you are on anti-hypertensives and lipid lowering medications. As your blood pressure is still not under control, your medicines might need to be changed or the dose might have to be increased. As we have not examined you and we don't know your past medical history, it would not be appropriate for us to advice you about the medicines. What we would like you to know is that sometimes some medicines are not effective in some individuals. When the medicine is changed, they respond immediately. Therefore, we would recommend you to get in touch with your Doctor and consult him about this. Hope this helps.
Dr. Gagandeep Dhillon
Answered: Thu, 20 Dec 2012
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