New diagnosis of high blood pressure
snowlamba day ago
Looking for a bit of support and comfort really. I'm still slightly realing from discovering I have ridiculously high blood pressure.
What can I do next?
GemGem958 days ago
About 4 weeks ago I got diagnosed with diabetes.
At first they said it was type 1 because when taking my blood sugar test it came back too 15...
Its come down
Jennymary9 days ago
HCA appt yesterday for ECG, BP check, it's come down to 143/73, had to do urine test to see if the high BP has affected kidneys, still await...
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Did I speak too soon
Jennymary12 days ago
First couple of days on tablets, all ok, took one Wednesday morning then went to work, I work part time due to other health issues, Thursday...
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Should I seek medical advice?
GemGem9514 days ago
About 3 weeks ago I was diagnosed with diabetes.
When I went and saw my doctor she had my blood sugar taken there and then. It red 15.7.
philippa141218 days ago
Has anyone heard of blood pressure rising substantially after talking (animatedly). I have noticed that often after I have met friends that ...
First tablet taken
Jennymary19 days ago
Took my first BP tablet about 12 hrs ago, no noticeable side effects so far, do I take this to be a good sign, or will side effects kick in...
Bp too low now!
MBD3019 days ago
Should I ask for a lower dose? Is there a lower dose than 5mg?
Maxyz321 days ago
Has anyone had side affects from Metropol or Triamaterene w/ HTZ ?
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MBD3022 days ago
I have just started taking Amlodipine and I am struggling with the side effects of the drug!
The flushes, heart palpitations and...
Got my results....
Jennymary23 days ago
GP rang earlier today, following my 24 hr blood pressure monitor, the average reading is 173/92, so she's prescribed meds (can't remember th...
What’s the best way forward
GemGem9524 days ago
Ok, I have recently been diagnosed with diabetes, first they told me it’s most likely type 1 now it’s most likely type 2 but they are still ...
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Zazzela month ago
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Jennymarya month ago
I'm new to this particular forum, over the last two years I've had a lot of health issues to deal with culminating in finding out my blood p...
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smtate1120782a month ago
hi I've had high bp for about 18 months and am on quite a few tablets to try and control it.....over the past 4 months not been going so wel...
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philippa1412a month ago
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Vitonyc2 months ago
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