BP and life....

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Posted by Riccardo Pentenero ( on September 27, 1999 at 02:14:33:

In Reply to: Up Date posted by A Dame on September 25, 1999 at 09:15:46:

Don't exaggerate with controls on BP (please doctors don't kill me!).
I have a 180-120 BP from the age of 30 (and think also before) and i never find ANY meds that low it. Doctors say that is "essential high BP" and i have to select between a too high cocktail of meds (not too good) and a "normal" high BP.
I spent a year to control avery hour the BP, scared of hearth strokes, brain strokes and so on....
Then i understand that is unuseful (at least few useful), and i stop the scaring of strokes....
You have to be very happy to find a med that low your BP, then stop the fear of high BP damages.
Your life will be more happy. (on the other hand, many persons with low BP have had hearth strokes, then.....:-) ).
Please board, don't say i mean "who cares of health", but "do not be scared of all the things out of the health standard" your life quality could be worst.

Ciao (m)A DAME

.....oh i have forgotten, to put up the Holter they have to shave my chest, and i look like a TV video for 1 month....., did they do the same in US?...........LOL

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