Related Questions

Anxiety causes 85-110 BPM heart rate. I try and relax but cannot I have an OCD with checking heart rate and blood pressure. How can I break the cycle?

Work in therapy. Work hard in therapy with an illness anxiety experienced CBT provider. It will take patience and trust, but you can do it. This is a habit you can break. Try it! Read more...

When is it best to check your blood pressure and heart rate? I check mine before bed and after waking up in bed. Its always 80-100 during the day.

Randomly. Used to be thought that early morning was best, but current guidelines recommend checking BP randomly throughout the day and using the average. One should not measure the BP under extreme conditions as they do not represent "usual" conditions. Recent hypertension guidelines consider that an average BP higher than 140/90 may be safe for those over 65 years of age. Read more...