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variable blood pressure readings

Recently I have had variables in my BP readings. One minute it will be high and a 1/2 hour later it will be low. My regular MD doctor sent me to a heart doctor and he swapped the time I take my meds around and took an ultra sound of my kidney. Kidney checked out ok and BP is some better but about 3 yrs ago I had some trouble at work. My left side went tinglely and my speech was slurred. It took me along time to get my speech out of my mouth. I felt like I was haveing a heart attack or stroke. The doctors said it was pannic attacks or stress but now im wondering if all this is connected. HELP
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No matter which way you look at it, the sudden difficulty in speech must have been a sudden drop in oxygen to the brain. Maybe it was what is termed as a mini stroke which you usually quickly recover from. I would question your medication, perhaps you need something to lower the risk of strokes until they discover the problem. Have the carotid arteries in your neck been checked over?
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No but will question that at my next appointment. Calling today to see if I can get in sooner because my bp was 130/97 last night and I had been laying down.
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