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When taking high blood pressure meds how often are you suppose to get a blood test?

ONCE IN THE BEGINNIN. You do not need periodic blood tests if you are being treated for high blood pressure, unless some abnormality was found on the initial exam blood test should be done at the initial visit and needs to be repeated only if you are being treated with diuretics and we need to check your potassium level, otherwise once a year may be all you need. Read more...

High blood pressure fasting blood test will cannabis show up?

Only if testing for . It. It will only show up in the testing if they're looking for it. Read more...
Recent use ? In most states they require your sign off on a pre-authorization when/if they ever look for drugs. This is part of the self incrimination issue. In most testing they would not look during a routine health care visit as you describe. Since it requires additional personnel time and testing material it is not automatic. Read more...

Not long ago diagnosed with high blood pressure, my doctor asked for a blood test, please can you tell me what can be found from a blood test?

Kidney disease. From a blood test, I suspect your internist is checking your BUN/Creatinine, makers of kidney function. Some BP medicines affect this parameter adversely and hence one needs a baseline value. Alternately, your doctor is further looking at GFR and/or microalbinuria to ascertain microscopic kidney disease. Either way, BP control is important. If lifestyle changes have not helped attain target, meds. Read more...

What can cause high blood pressure if you have good blood test results of colesterol trygliceryd tiroyd etc. I'm 28 and have 155/96 I have anxiety : (?

Great your labs. Are normal. Stressful situations and anxiety can cause elevated blood pressure. You need to relax, calm down and get plenty of sleep , at least 8 hours, and eat healthy. If you need help, please consult with your physician for pointers , meds if needed and rule out other causes. Read more...
GENETICS? Could also be your genetics. Anyone in your family have high blood pressure? More to high blood pressure than just cholesterol. You did not mention your weight or any other illnesses. Does the pressure drop after a while at the doctor when you calm down? Lots of areas to explore still. Read more...
Idiopathic. High cholesterol is not causally related to blood pressure. High blood pressure is usually without a known cause. Sometimes related to alcohol or anxiety and rarely related to other causes ? Measure BP first thing in am for two weeks. Treat average. Read more...
Blood pressure. The diastolic reading of 96 is high. Need to see your internist for workup and advise. Read more...
Unlikely anxiety. High systolic BP can be caused by anxiety, but your high diastolic BP unlikely. BP may be due to kidney or hormone related problems. Needs to be worked up by your primary care dr. Or a BP specialist, possibly a cardiologist or nephrologist. Read more...

My blood test result is good, what is the coz of my hypertension then? I'm 42 with 150/100blood pressure. Thank u doctor

It may be. As simple as sugar in your diet, but there are of course other reasons. If sugar is big for you, try stopping it. Read more...
What causing my HTN? 42 F asks blood tests good what is coz of my HTN. 1. You chose the wrong grandparents and have inherited the tendency for BP to rise as you age. 2. Most often because u r eating 2 much salt 4 your body & not enough potassium. 3. Do the DASH diet 4 2 wks & U will have likely improved ur BP a lot. 4. Birth control pills? 5. Do u eat licorice every day? 4. Use cold meds that incr BP? 5. Consult me. Read more...