You have got stage 1 hypertension. Follow-up recommended: Confirm in two months; one BP medication; change lifestyle.
The DASH diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) is a diet promoted by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (part of the NIH, an organisation part of the government of the USA) to control hypertension. A major feature of the plan is limiting intake of sodium, and it also generally encourages the consumption of nuts, whole grains, fish, poultry, fruits and vegetables while lowering the consumption of red meats, sweets, and sugar. It is also "rich in potassium, magnesium, and calcium, as well as protein and fiber".
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im a 50 year old male taken no meds no alcohol ever. when i firat wake up my bp is anywhere from 138 to 158 and 88 to 98. then during the day its usually 110 to 128 and 70 to 85. the sometimes it goes back up at night and my mouth gets very dry and i have a difficulty to swallow and startle when trying to fall asleep, sometimes ill get very high spikes like 170 over 103 and run to the er where they tell me im ok and ekg is normal and all blood work is normal. please help me whats wrong
yes, my husbands blood pressure was 145 over 104 today, he took a diovan,, which he is supposed to take daily but he dosent because they make him feel bad and most of the time his blood pressure is normal, after the reading this morning, he took a clonidine emergency pill and his bottom number never got lower than 98, should we be concerned
I am a 22 year old female. Healthy! 5 2 110 lbs. I have 4 kids. My chest has been hurting for about a week very mildly but i descided to check my blood pressure, and got a machine to do it with from my mom. It is a arm cuff digital machine, and i have tajen it since yesterday frequently in the same position and everything. It is all over the place. this morning it was normal at 115/80 but a pulse of 111 upon waking. then it has been as high as 168 as a top number and as high as 101 as the bottom. There was a few times it was normal. When I felt the worst however (really tired) it was 95/64. My pulse has only been under 100 once and then it was 98.
Dear colleaggues, I'm Ingrid Hilman, MD, 58 years. had my stenting on 17 Feb, 3 stents in LAD and RCA.
Since 2 weeks ago, I develop severe headaches, esp during the iningt or when I wake up in the morning and also palpitation (heart rate > 90). I feel weak during palpitation. I do not have hypertension (my BP is between 90-110 and 70-80). I do not have obesity, smoking habits, my lab is pretty good only LDL 100.
Is this because of the herbresser that I take 3 times a day?
Other drug that I take;
- Aspirin 1 x 100 mg
- Plavix 1 x 75 mg
- Lipitor 1 x 10 mg.
Appreciate your inputs on my above complaints. Thank you very much
I am 54 yrs man. Last morning when I masterbaded, i passed some rust coulured semen and some light yellow coloured semen. I am single for the last 12 yrs but have had irregular sex with few partners with healthy and good background. I have no other problem, except high BP for which I take medicene and the BP remain under control. I also maintain normal health and am regularly practicing yoga. But I am very worried about the red semens. Pl advice what to do. Many Thanks!
I am a 25 yr old female that has recently lost 70 pounds and suffers from pcos. I am off all the bp medicines I was taking, and have been on a gluten free diet since 4/21/11 b/c I am allergic to wheat. I have been getting dizzy, lightheaded, and have a fast heart rate and low blood pressure when standing or sitting up. my heart rate is usually in the 60 -70 range when resting, and it's been in the high 90 - 100 range while resting. The dizziness started Sunday 6/19/11 all of a sudden, and I have kept track of my BP and symptoms since Sunday. I get this intense pressure in my head, and the get dizzy, and my heart will race when I start to feel yucky, I have trouble breathing, when my heart rate is up this high for no apparent reason. My BP will be 93/62 and HR 101 standing, or it can be 114/65 and HR 80 a few minutes later.. but if I go from lying down to sitting, it will be elevated, then it elevates when I stand, if I lay down everything is fine.. the pressure in my head goes away, the dizzyness goes away, and the HR goes back to normal... I have a shunt in place for hydrocephalus, my first shunt was placed at the age of two weeks, and first revision was done 4/5/2010. I want to know what is causing this fluctuation in BP and the dizziness, and fast HR...thanks
Patient: Female, 73 years, 6 months old, 5'7" tall, 230 lbs., in generally good health. Hypertension well controlled with medication, lifelong history of recurring clinical depression . Currently takes medication for depression and hypertension,...
Im a 70 year old stage two diabetic. I woke up in the night with dry heaves...I just went to the store and fell faint and nauseated. I rested for 30 minutes and felt a lot better. I home now and concerned ! I had low blood presure. Now its 128...