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Old 11-29-2008, 12:51 AM   #6
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Arizona
Posts: 49
LeeAnn76 HB User
Re: how long do side effects from atenolol last

I just realized reading your post again.
I was diagnosed with hypertension when I was about 54. And until then my bp had always been okay---EXCEPT in my first pregnancy when I was about 27 I had pre-eclampsia.

I mentioned that to my doctor at one time and he said well the fact that I had high blood pressure in my pregnancy made it likely that I would have hypertension later in life.

In any case, mine seems to be well controlled with medications--I also try to take care of myself, exercise, eat well, etc.

Keep us posted, okay?