OK most of my life, at least since 18 I had an FAA medical every 6 months. My blood pressure even then was always sort of on the high side maybe 130/90 and even a couple times I was told to sit in a dark room for 5 minutes cause it was 140/95 ish...not what you want on an FAA medical.
Anyway I take my blood pressure couple times a week and is is usually borderline high...but not like super high.
This all seemed to change last month. At a doctor appointment last month is was like 150/100. At the nerdologist last wednessday it was screeeeeming high, like 165/110 or something nuts. Today at the doctors it was lower, about 150/100 but still scary high.
My doctor was givinf me Ritalin but I stopped taking it last month...(I didn't like how it makes me feel) and went back to 5 hour energy and caffeine....
I am pretty sure a lot of this is the 5 hour energy and caffeine...but I am stuck...I have terrible fatigue...I don't like the Ritalin....but on the Ritalin my blood pressure was like almost normal most times....
Anyway, I am at a loss...is CLL causing high blood pressure? Caffeine? The fatigue is my main concern...I could care less about CLL...but I would like some sort of decent living conditions something to combat the fatigue that does not make me feel like crap or raise my blood pressure to the point of having a stroke, heart attack and brain anurism all at the same time.
It is like I only have crappy choices in front of me
Worried about stoking out before CLL gets me