Heart Rhythm Community
Please help!!!
About This Community:

A community of people experiencing Heart Rhythm concerns. Ask a question, join a conversation, share experiences: symptoms, management, and treatment.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Please help!!!

I'm 22 yr old male, my blood pressure has been runnin high as of lately (month or so that I know of) just checked it on my home electric Bp monitor it was 152/84 149/80 145/77 139/77 my pulse was 60,53,53...I've had a strong pulse conning from my temples is visible more strong after eating. It's been like this for a month...had what felt to be a sinus infection(pressure above nose, and behind head, and was givin antibiotics and a nasal decongestion with steroid in it i take it once a day which led to recently getting a ct scan on the head a week ago all was normal. Also I've had a chest X-ray, EKG, stress test, heart echo, and blood work all come out normal. I'm currently taking hydrochloric thiazides for high Bp(not helping I'm 4 weeks in on taking the meds) I'm wondering if the strong pulse in the temples are Bp related or something serious...? I'm relatively  active I've not did much today but walk up some stares and eat (day off from gym) and still a visible pounding pulse, doesn't hurt though just wondering should I worry or what it could be from? Thanks so much for reading and would be appreciated for any replys!
1701959_tn?1399378594
Many people can see, hear and feel their pulse. It becomes more so when we are "looking" for it. Once you become overly heart aware, its hard to make the heart beat simple background noise again.

With your heart workup coming back so well, I truly do not think it means much of anything. The blood pressure thing though, I would let your doc know that the medications are not helping. At your age it very well could be something that is hereditary. Also, try to keep your salt intake below 1500mgs per day. I try to keep mine below 1000 just because as a whole we eat more salt then we need.

Working out is great for BP and heart health too, keep up the good work!
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Top Arrhythmias Answerers
995271_tn?1408549100
Blank
itdood
PA
612551_tn?1247839157
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ
1807132_tn?1318747197
Blank
michellepetkus
Chicago, IL
1124887_tn?1313758491
Blank
is_something_wrong
Oslo, Norway
1569985_tn?1328251082
Blank
DeltaDawn23
Ann Arbor, MI
1423357_tn?1414258965
Blank
tom_h
Central, MA
Recent Activity
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
okooloyun commented on Portion Distortion: H...
14 mins ago
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Paxiled commented on Individuals with soci...
Jul 03
1236893_tn?1408490528
Blank
Individuals with social phobia have...
Jul 02 by gymdandee
Heart Rhythm Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
Top Arrhythmias Answerers
995271_tn?1408549100
Blank
itdood
PA
612551_tn?1247839157
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ
1807132_tn?1318747197
Blank
michellepetkus
Chicago, IL
1124887_tn?1313758491
Blank
is_something_wrong
Oslo, Norway
1569985_tn?1328251082
Blank
DeltaDawn23
Ann Arbor, MI
1423357_tn?1414258965
Blank
tom_h
Central, MA