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Old 02-16-2001, 03:55 AM   #1
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personality & high blood pressure

Does untreated high blood pressure make you kinda nuts. I just developed high blood pressure in the last couple of years and I was giving my family such a hard time. I recently started taking medication for it (in the experimental stage) My 18 year old step daughter came to live with us as I was getting HBP and I gave her such a hard time but I feel I've calmed down esspecially since I been taking the prescription

 
Old 02-16-2001, 10:21 PM   #2
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Re: personality & high blood pressure

Well, stress can cause high BP but I would have thought it a bit odd that BP meds would destress you - although it would probably depend on what type they are. Beta blockers actually work by slowing the heart rate for example so maybe that is what you are picking up.

 
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Old 02-17-2001, 08:37 AM   #3
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Re: personality & high blood pressure

Thanks, you made me think. I did have a lot of stress going on at the time my step daughter came and she just added to it. Well she setttled down before she left and a lot of the other things that were bothering me are diminished or gone.

 
Old 03-03-2001, 01:40 AM   #4
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Other people have been giving me a hard time and I took the blame for being so crabby but it's not me. They're putting a lot of pressure on me.

 
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