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Old 12-28-2012, 11:24 PM   #1
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what meds to take?

please help... I have high blood pressure, I currently take atenlol 50 mg twice daily, also benazapril 20 mg. My bp is still way too high. Today it is 172/ 115. What other medication would be good? what class of drug?

 
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Old 12-28-2012, 11:49 PM   #2
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Re: what meds to take?

hello there

how old are you, do you try any meditation? also are you using any diuretics?

 
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Well with out asking doctor do not use any medicine.

 
Old 12-29-2012, 01:17 AM   #4
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hello there

how old are you, do you try any meditation? also are you using any diuretics?
I am 38 have had high blood pressure for about 10 years, I have been on these meds for 2 years. I don't know what class of meds work best.

 
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please help... I have high blood pressure, I currently take atenlol 50 mg twice daily, also benazapril 20 mg. My bp is still way too high.
For many years, I battled chronic high blood pressure. I started taking my blood pressure many times a day, back in 1998, trying to figure out what was going on with my blood pressure. It wasn't until 2004, six years later, that I was finally able to start getting my nasty high blood pressure down to healthy levels, all the time.

I found out that there are many different causes of high blood pressure. If you are interested in reading what I found out, and what I did, I posted a thread back in July 2009, about how I was able to cure my awful, chronic high blood pressure, titled: Chronic High BP of 147/93, from 1998 to 2004 based on 14832 readings, now 126/73! , the link is: http://www.healthboards.com/boards/high-low-blood-pressure/703225-chronic-high-bp-147-93-1998-2004-based-14832-readings-now-126-73-a.html
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You should try a diuretic next.

 
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