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Blood pressure AI related?

Discussion in 'Related Conditions' started by VeeJay, Jun 16, 2017.

  1. VeeJay

    VeeJay Member

    I have had high blood pressure for several years and am taking a Beta Blocker for it, and even so my BP is usually 145+/85+ and sometimes over 150/90. I started hydroxychlor in December with slow improvement, but the first of this month (June) did notice a more marked lessening of the fatigue. It's been a few months since I checked my BP, and when I did this week I was shocked - over a three day period I've seen BP levels of 110/60 to 127/68 (one as low as 94/60).

    Apparently there was no reason for my having high BP (all heart and artery tests show no issues). I read somewhere that AI can raise BP. So I guess this was the cause all along. I am going to start lowering the dose of the Beta Blocker, starting tonight. I was going to wait until my GP appointment in about 10 days, but with that 94 reading, I'm not going to wait. (Yes, I'll be doing it gradually, starting with 1-1/2 pills instead of 2.)
     

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