Hi all, I just thought I’d share something with you all about high blood pressure. For those of you who go to your GP /doctors to have it taken I would recommend you get a blood pressure money for home use .
Last time I visited my Gp it was 157/70... two weeks before that 166/90.... I was realy shocked as I have always had good blood pressure . So anyway ... I was suppose to be fitted with a 24 hour monitor to see what my blood pressure was like through out the day ( never did get the appointment) anyhow I decided to go and get myself a BP Monitor .
First time I tried it - it was still 166/90 !!!... I soon relised I was so anxious about getting a good reading ... so I calmed down - just sat for 2 mins breathing deep breaths ( not to deep just so I relaxed ...took a reading (s) throughout the day and my avareage reading was 138/82.
I’ve just took my latest reading - 127/73
Yes I suffer greatly from white coat syndrome!!