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Old 03-20-2009, 10:26 AM   #1
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High Systolic

Newbie here...Should I be concerned with readings of 142/73 138/75 146/77
It doesn't happen all the time but has recently...

 
Old 03-20-2009, 12:18 PM   #2
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Re: High Systolic

Hi Carol,

I wouldn't worry too much about those numbers. Occasional systolic readings like that are fine. Your diastolic looks good. Age and weight can be a factor, as can anxiety. Are you an anxious person? Lay off the coffee if you drink alot of it and your number will probably come down.

Regards, Brenden.

 
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Old 03-20-2009, 12:23 PM   #3
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Re: High Systolic

I would mention it to the doctor at your next regular visit, but that's about it.

 
Old 03-20-2009, 01:05 PM   #4
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Re: High Systolic

Stress
Caffine
Little Sleep
Not active enough
Eating bad foods
Taking other supplements / meds?
salt intake

 
Old 03-20-2009, 02:01 PM   #5
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Re: High Systolic

I wouldn't worry about those numbers at all, well in the sense that what stophypertensio brought up is most likely causing the higher systolic. You know whats weird with me though? when i stress out my dystolic goes up, BUT if i'm exercising, beat red in the face , sweating and feel like my BP is up only my systolic is up! Like when i was working out i stopped and took it and it was like 155/73. I don't get it

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Old 03-21-2009, 04:27 PM   #6
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Re: High Systolic

I think I recall reading that exercise effects the diastolic reading more positively. But I could be wrong.

Regards, Brenden.

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Old 03-22-2009, 05:00 AM   #7
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Re: High Systolic

Yea, I've read that diastolic should stay pretty constant during exercise while systolic should increase (and then decrease when stopping).

 
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