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Variable Blood Pressures

80 year old woman, has A Fib, a recent fall (checked out by hospital), has Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm.  Has had variable blood pressures of 190/118 (while laying in bed) to 114/88 upon standing or sitting (all in a matter of minutes and, the same day, being monitored by Life Link Screening)!  

Currently on Coumadin, Digitek, Prednisone (maintenance level of 9 mg/day for Adrenal Suppression), Advair (COPD).  ONLY using HCTZ as needed and with the b.p. dropping so low, HCTZ has NOT been used.

ANY ideas what could be causing this?
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hello

i have a variable blood pressur . for example in morning my blood pressure  is 11/6.5 . but in afternoon its 14/9.5  . i havnt any blood sugar or fat . i am 22 years old . ii am very Perturbation . i think that my bp result from this Perturbation. i neeeeeeed  for your help .please help me
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