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Is It Bad For You To Be On Blood Pressure Medicine For Years
Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more
My husband is 77 years old hes already on blood pressure medicine but lately his blood pressure has been 101/59 somtimes lower and been tired. Bad?
Low BP and fatigue: Call his doctor and get his advice. He would also need to have a blood test taken to make sure he is not anemic, which can cause low BP and fatigue. After an evaluation by his physician, he may need to cut back on his BP meds if everything else is normal. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which blood pressure medicine is safe for taking long terms, amlodepine or talmisartan or others with less side effects i m 38 years old.
What would make a 69 year old man get dizzy and fall down? He is currently on blood pressure medicine.
There : There could be a number of reasons, however, from information you provided, checking for what is called orthostatic hypotension that is often caused by blood pressure medications (or their interactions with other drugs) could be a good starting point. Orthostatic hypotension is a sudden drop in blood pressure when a person changes posture, e.g. From sitting to standing. This could cause dizziness and falls. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a 54 year old man who takes aspirin regularly due to angina, I'm also on blood pressure medicine and this morning I awoke with a black right eye.
Stopping BP meds: The only sure thing is that stopping your BP meds will cause you to be hypertensive in a matter of days or weeks. If you are on clonidine, you may have a rebound hypertensive effect of stopping it. If you have some adverse reaction(s) to your BP meds, tell your doctor about it and see if they can switched to get rid of it. Taking BP meds can save your life, speak to your doctor before you stop. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is a normal blood pressure for a 41 year old woman. I am taking blood pressure medicine. What is the most elevated which would be safe?
Maybe (not) . . .: Forever (and rest of your life) is a very long time/commitment. The question is best addressed by & with your family doc. For instance, how high was/is your blood pressure (BP)? Any other complicating conditions? Can you lower your BP w/lifestyle modifications? Quit smoking! Exercise regularly! Eat healthy! Lose belly fat! Do all that to at least lower dose of meds, maybe drop 1 or more from regim ...Read more
I'm low on blood pressure medicine (only 4 pills left), should I cut them in half to last me longer? (I can't refill them until I get insurance)
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