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Old 07-02-2005, 03:33 PM   #1
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For the women

Hello girls just a question - I am noticing that my bp seems to climb the closer it gets to my time of the month. About a week before I notice my #'s are higher - you think it is just a coincidence

 
Old 07-02-2005, 04:02 PM   #2
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Re: For the women

I don't know about this but I didn't get high blood pressure until I started going through menopause so maybe it does have something to do with it.

 
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Old 07-02-2005, 04:44 PM   #3
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I wonder if there is a connection - becuz I actually think I might be periomenopausal -

 
Old 07-05-2005, 08:13 AM   #4
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Well, a lot of women start retaining fluid right before their period. This fluid buildup might cause a rise in blood pressure just a bit. I think some of the over the counter PMS meds do include a mild diuretic, so this blood pressure rise-fluid retention connection would not surprise me.

 
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