Re: How long before BP medicine kick in?
Was the 140/96 blood pressure an average of many readings, or just one reading?
Ace Inhibitors like Altace can lower blood pressure somewhat, but the most powerful "medications" that one can take to significantly lower blood pressure and improve health, are: Eating a healthy, balanced, appropriate diet; and exercise.
CHF, A-Fib, HBP, Diabetes, Asthma doing great
⇒ Avoid allergic & non-allergic irritants/triggers
⇒ Low calorie ovo-vegetarian diet
⇒ Power walk, weight lifts, pushups
⇒ Coreg 25mg bid