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High blood presure and tablets(4 Posts)
For the past 2 weeks Ive been on 2 different lots of tablets for high blood pressure as it was reading 220/190. This morning reading was 165/90. I've had hbp for 20 years but my docs always said it's borderline, you don't need tablets. It was on average 138/100. Hosp said u need to be on them now as I ended up having migraines for a few weeks on and off for the first time.
Will I start feeling more awake if my bp will lower down... Or do I have to help it too?
Sorry op no advice from me but ive also got an average of around 138/90ish and am not being offered medication because its borderline so I'll be watching this post of advice!
Do you feel tireder since you started the drugs? Or did you feel the same before?
My BP was around 160/120 when I first started treatment in my 20s. Generally mine is between 120/75 - 140/90 these days but no one has ever suggested not being on medication. I’m on 4 drugs.
Some drugs do cause tiredness especially beta blockers. What drugs are you taking?
When you say “Do I have to help it too” I’m not sure what you mean?
I'm on ramipril and amlodipine tabs. My bp is slowing coming down. Yes I've been tired for a few years now but I put it down to stress but it could actually be my bp causing it. I do feel I've got abit more energy. What I meant cos my blood is pumping better than it was, will it ever go down where I should be? And will I start feeling more energetic? Will the headache go away? ... I've got loads of questions to ask when I see the bp doctor next month.
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