Posted by SteveG
on July 31, 2000 at 10:53:57:
In Reply to: Re: Thanks for the Information posted by Donna on July 31, 2000 at 10:01:09:
You have been more than helpful. At home my BP is usually 130/88 when I first get up in the morning. At noon it is usually 120/75, and later in the evening it is 115/70.
However when I last went to the Doctor's office, my BP, was 176/96. I can go to my neighbor, who is a nurse, and uses a manual BP monitor and it compares to my digital automatic monitor.
I guess I am alarmed at the high readings at the Doctor's office. I try to relax but it is high. She agree's it is probably "white coat syndrome".
Anyway, thanks for your posts. You have at least made me feel better, knowing that it can go up and down, I just didn't think it could fluctuate so much.
P.S. I appreciate the warning about the medications. I am not talking anything either. A few years ago a doctor put me on BP medication and my BP was so low I was dizzy all the time.