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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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What could be elevating my blood pressure ?

Lately, I ve had high blood pressure , usually around 135/85 when resting and sometimes as low as 123/72. Tonight, I have BP at 159/96 and I just took 2mg Xanax, which is prescribed to me for anxiety so I m pretty chilled out. Besides anxiety, what could be elevating my blood pressure ? I ve seen the doctor and have undergone countless tests on my heart and related things and they ve found nothing wrong. The docs say everthing is fine. Oh, I took the Xanax 1.5 hours ago.
Wed, 16 Dec 2009
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Kidney function immediately comes to mind for young people with high blood pressure. Your doctor should have checked this.
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