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Fluctuating blood pressure after donating blood in a patient diagnosed with high cholesterol

im a 52 year old women i just got high blood pressure my readings are usually betwenn 87 99 and 133 166 the doctor said the egk loodked good but the diagnosis i saw on the wcreen said my r wave was poor and there was an enlargement in the left side of my heart what does that mean hi how are you two weeks ago i donated blood they said my blood pressure was 140/87 , since then the rate went goes up and down from 133-166/87-99 im on metoprolol succ er 25 mg once a day and i know it takes time to work but it was 133/86 this morning, i also have high cholestorel and am on pills for that. the doctor last night took an ekg the doctor said it looked good . but at the bottom of the screen it said that my R Wave was poor and the left side of my heart was enlarged. then it said borderline for something what does that mean
Mon, 16 Jan 2012
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Hi,thanks for query.Please do not worry this are technical comments and interpretation of any report is alwasy in done clinical context.A good doctor will treat patient,not the report.Continue the medicines that you are taking,avoid high fat and high salt diet.Watch you weight and avoid junk food.Do regular exercise and keep follow up with your doctor on regular basis.
wishing you good health.
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