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Blood Pressure Story – Work Stress

Blood Pressure Story – Work Stress...

Posted by KellieMyHS in Blood Pressure Articles on December 12, 2006 | no responses | permalink

Ken Pykett – highlights the negative impact work related stress can have on blood pressure. The story was written by Ken’s wife.

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Blood Pressure Story – Erratic BP Readings

Blood Pressure Story – Erratic BP Readings...

David Zagrodnik – David suffers from erratic readings which has his doctor puzzled.

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My High Blood Pressure

My High Blood Pressure...

Posted by Steve in Blood Pressure Articles on July 3, 2006 | no responses | permalink

Understanding White Coat Hypertension

Steve Alan’s elevated blood pressure readings at Doctor Visits were always put down to the ‘white coat effect’. It turns out that Steve’s blood pressure was too high, with or without a white coat present.

Many people experience white coat hypertension, where a patient exhibits elevated blood pressure readings in a Doctor’s office [...]

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Blood Pressure Story – Pheos

Blood Pressure Story – Pheos...

Alison’s – family suffers from a rare tumor (Pheos) which can elevate blood pressure levels and heart rate.

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Why Home Monitoring is Important

Why Home Monitoring is Important...

Why Home Monitoring is Important

Many people do not like to visit Doctors. Many will ignore symptoms and will put off a GP’s visit again and again. Many also suffer from “white-coat syndrome” – a stress from being with a health care professional that can elevate blood pressure readings. If that sounds like [...]

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Interview with Norman M. Kaplan, MD

Interview with Norman M. Kaplan, MD...

Dr. Norman Kaplan – Kellie interviews Dr. Norman Kaplan — a world renowned authority on hypertension and author of the best selling Kaplan’s Clinical Hypertension.

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Blood Pressure Story – home monitoring led to blood pressure med changes

Blood Pressure Story – home monitoring led to blood pressure med changes...

Ron Sisco – home monitoring affected how both the cardiologist and family doctor have adjusted Ron’s medications.

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Blood Pressure Story – home monitoring makes sense

Blood Pressure Story – home monitoring makes sense...

John Sanders – home monitoring is almost a must these days. John is a RN and has seen the effects of high blood pressure first hand.

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Blood Pressure Story – high blood pressure

Blood Pressure Story – high blood pressure...

Posted by KellieMyHS in Blood Pressure Articles on February 8, 2006 | no responses | permalink

Frank Taylor – an octogenarian who has been dealing with high blood pressure since his 60s. Frank discovered he had high blood pressure over fifteen years ago, and it continues to be too high and varies quite a lot during each day.

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Blood Pressure Story – white coat syndrome

Blood Pressure Story – white coat syndrome...

Posted by KellieMyHS in Blood Pressure Articles on November 28, 2005 | one response | permalink

Tom Dent – white coat syndrome and anti-anxiety meds for high BP. Tom has had high blood pressure for a number of years, and finds that after being on a medication for a while, it becomes less effective. Tom also finds that he only records normal (120/80) readings after sitting for 15 minutes to an hour.

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Blood Pressure Story

Blood Pressure Story...

Steve Alan – Headaches and hypertension result in a stay in hospital. Steve is the programmer of My Blood Pressure. His original story was published here: High Blood Pressure. Steve suffered from regular headaches, which disappeared after being diagnosed with hypertension and starting medication.

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Blood Pressure Story – High and Low Blood Pressure

Blood Pressure Story – High and Low Blood Pressure...

Posted by KellieMyHS in Blood Pressure Articles on November 25, 2005 | no responses | permalink

Ian Ross – both high and low blood pressure. Ian has experienced the effects of both his blood pressure being too high and too low.

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Blood Pressure Story – Stress led to Hypertension

Blood Pressure Story – Stress led to Hypertension...

Michael Stichel – stress led to readings of 180-190 over 90-110. Michael now has a healthier lifestyle than in the past, but still had an episode where his blood pressure reached severe hypertension levels — probably due to job stress. Michael monitors his blood pressure at home and his readings currently average 120-130 over 75-85.

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Blood Pressure Story – High BP at the Doctors

Blood Pressure Story – High BP at the Doctors...

Michelle C. – blood pressure always high at the doctors. Michelle is 37, and for a number of years was told her BP was high when she visited a doctor. She started home monitoring and as can be seen from her charts, her readings at home are solidly in the normal category (most below 120/80).

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Blood Pressure Story – HBP under control

Blood Pressure Story – HBP under control...

William Stewart – high blood pressure under control. William is 75 and has been healthy all his life. He developed high blood pressure in his 70’s. William is on several medications and recently started taking aspirin each day. His blood pressure readings have been trending down.

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