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Wow! My own blood pressure is high!

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by 2011nfl, May 7, 2013.

  1. 2011nfl

    2011nfl Supreme Member

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    So I went to pick up my wifes prescription for her blood pressure from the pharmacy, and I saw that blood pressure machine just sitting there staring at me. So I decided wth, I'll just check my own blood pressure for shits and giggles.....

    Now just so you all know, my wife has a stable blood pressure reading of 140 over 90 (which is right at borderline and a major improvement from Friday morning)... Anyways, I checked my blood pressure and it is 136 over 85! (right under borderline, which means that any small thing can push me over)

    The pharmacist said that most likely it is the stress from having to take care of all of the kids, the newborn baby, and my wife too, while still trying to make sure all of the bills get paid, shopping gets done, house cleaning gets done and ect....


    It just made me wonder, what if something happened to both of us? Something has to change for sure.
     
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    TheArticleMan Power Member

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    Speaking as a Pharmacist I'd have to say you don't have much to worry about, even though it is elevated it is due to your circumstances. Also the fact is you cannot base your blood pressure from one reading, you need to take several readings and get an average.

    All in all, don't try to worry, relax and take things as they come.

    You will make it through this!

    Thanks.
     
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    cooltoad Senior Member

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    Dude, cheer up. Your wife is getting better by the day. The last thing we need is you getting sick. I won't tell that I understand your position, but I will say that time heals everything. Tough phase and you are a tough man, I am sure you will sail. See you on the other side.
     
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    Do not worry buddy. You will be alright.