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High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) is a reading of 140 (systolic) over 90 (diastolic), or higher and can often lead to heart disease and can often be made worse by high-salt diets. Discuss topics including good low-salt diets, heart disease and treatments.

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By Gurkaran
The doctor has prescribed Losartan Potassium 100mg, Metoprolol Tartrate 100mg & Amlodipine Besylate 10mg all together...
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By leagle97
I am a 32 year old female. Recently I had back surgery and was struggling with high blood pressure for to the pain fr...
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By terdlicker
I am a 42 year old male. My cardiologist just prescribed 150mg Avapro for high blood pressure. I also suffer f...
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By Saylor23
I'm a 23 yr old active male and my readings at home while resting is in the 130's sometimes 140's with bloodpressure ...
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By anothershank
Hi, I'm 53, male, not overweight. I was diagnosed with HBP when I was 28. Originally treated with atenelol, until ...
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By yellowroseoftexas70
Hi, I ended up at the ER 3 X's with severe migraines and elevated blood pressure.(200/145, 199/101) CT was normal. Ha...
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By Saylor23
Does anyone know any personal experience on LVH? I am on hypertensive meds, I'm a 23 yr old active male. Lvh thicknes...
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By thomashopkins
I came on board sometime ago, am I mentioned that I had issues of slight elevation of my blood pressure, its was fir...
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By greenice77
My husband was just put on the HCTZ to help lower his blood pressure and creatine level. I found out there are possi...
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By ParadisA330
Hello. I ran out of High BP meds last week. I am on amalodipine 10mg and Linsiopril 20mg. I ran out of Linsinpril las...
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By ingey1968
ok. first thing i will say is i am a smoker, over weight and have sleep apnia. not a good combo. I go to the dr regul...
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By jjnz
My mum has high nighttime blood pressure She takes Duride (Isosorbide mononitrate) 60 mg controlled release about ...
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By Saylor23
I've had tests done (heart echo) that has revealed moderate to mild LVH (left ventricular hypertrophy) thickness of...
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By Kiki7777
My cardio put me on 10mg of Bystolic because I had a reading of 164/112. I am dieting but I have read horror stories...
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By Teresa4745042
Hello...I am 47 years old. I had my very first echo done close to a month ago...results were all normal except for mo...
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By Aaimeh
In the past year this has happend twice, I wake up in the middle of the night with insane stomach cramps and feel the...
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By piaandwessmom
I am an active, healthy weight, non smoking or drinking (or even caffeine) 43 year old woman. Over the past few month...
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By cmartin2112
Hi everybody, So I recently went to the doctor because I kept having panic attacks and it was scaring me thinking ...
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By Teresa4745042
I recently had an echo done due to xray of heart in ER that showed prominent silloute. I had severe anemia 4.5 I was ...
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By meschow
My blood pressure has been elevated for 2-4 wks. The only change in meds is addition of Prilosec. Any thoughts?
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