Skip to content

Announcements

Home Blood Pressure Monitors: Tracking Made Easier

Pressures not falling in the less than 120/80 range? See our High Blood Pressure Health Center for information about symptoms and treatment.


Blood pressure
avatar
Gegewatts posted:
I am 65 years old, run about 35 miles a week, golf twice a week, try to eat healthy , my blood pressure is low in the morning, 118/72, in the afternoon it's around 150/90, should I see my doctor about some medications? my weight is 165, been running about 35 years.
Reply
 
avatar
billh99 responded:
150/90 is high enough that it should be be checked out.

But before you go to the doctors you might want to have some readings in the early evening and also just before bed time.
 
avatar
Gegewatts replied to billh99's response:
thanks ,will do


Helpful Tips

White Coat BP tip
Everyone is different. I showed this. I quit drinking coffee on mornings when I go to the Dr. or when doing BP test. You can have coffee ... More
Was this Helpful?
1 of 1 found this helpful