Re: how to raise low bp and make it stay up?
Thank you Titchou, I did consult my dr and the problem continues.
Thank you Titchou, I did consult my dr and made some changes but still am having low bp during the night. I have been taking atacand plus 16 and metoprolol 50mg for 8 months now, I have hypertension which caused me a LVH. I was fine and on strict diet until late April this year when I experienced palpitations one night. Dr then doubled the meto to 100. After a few days I then started to see the drop in my bp to 90/50. Dr immediately stopped all meds. After 3 days my bp spiked to 160/110! He immediately put me back to same meds but reducing atacand to 8. I started to have headaches, dizziness, light heads, fatigue and drop in bp continued. Dr took all sorts of tests but I was fine apart from the LVH which he said it is same since 8 month ago. So he told me t continue same meds and drink caffeine when bp drops. But I have been avoiding caffeine ever since I had hypertension so I went ot another dr. he immediately reduced metoprolol to 25. Headaches immediately stopped. Some symptoms continued and I would have normal bp morning and afternoon, evening it will drop. Dr removed me from atacand, bp still drops, am going to see him Monday for further checks. But before that am asking you my fellows to help me and give me an idea of your experience on similar problem, Please.
Last edited by Ashura9; 05-18-2012 at 03:09 PM.