I am 31, post pardum (3weeks), have chronic hypertension which was well controlled during pregnancy on Labetalol 100 mg bid. Now, I can't seem to keep my bp in accepable levels. It is mostly running 130's/90's....even after uping my dose to 150 mg bid. My primary care dr. is a little stumped....says it must be hormones. Anyone else have experience with this?
Do you have a fast heart rate with the high blood pressures? Did the doctor ever rule out pheochromocytoma with a sensitive fasting blood test called plasma free metanephrines? Did your PCP check your cortisol level?
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