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MNOT2THICK Posts: 10,773
6/29/14 10:18 P

yes

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TRAVELGO Posts: 3,639
6/29/14 10:15 P

YES

ROXYCARIN SparkPoints: (61,280)
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6/29/14 4:12 P

Yes

BOB5148 SparkPoints: (189,894)
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6/29/14 10:27 A

Yes

JLAMING263 Posts: 4,685
6/29/14 8:14 A

just at he Dr. office, every 6 months. BP is now under control and has been for years. When it was a problem, I checked it several times a day... emoticon

Jim Laming
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6/29/14 7:04 A

We do wear monitor when we work out. If we see a self check machine we check. And of course, at doctors, eye exam etc where they take it

PAULIE91952 Posts: 6,657
6/29/14 7:04 A

Daily

NISSANGIRL Posts: 22,556
6/29/14 6:20 A

once in awhile

MARKATSPARK Posts: 4,815
6/29/14 6:11 A

no

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6/29/14 5:40 A

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SIOL55 SparkPoints: (59,899)
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6/28/14 9:07 P

no

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6/28/14 5:37 P

I use a Omron blood pressure monitor almost every day. You can connect it to a computer and it will very quickly download your readings to your computer to a pdf file where they can be saved or printed. Whenever I go to the doctor I print out the year to date readings for her to look at and keep in my file. The other day I took my machine with me to a checkup to compare the readings from my machine to the professional machine at the the doctor's office with readings from both machines taken just seconds apart. The readings my machine gave were almost identical to the readings taken with the doctor's machine.

ONLINEASLLOU SparkPoints: (61,708)
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6/28/14 5:09 P

Twice per day for about 6.5 years. I am one of those people whose BP spikes as I wake up in the morning. That phenomenon has been linked to higher risk, probably as part of the same phenomenon described in the article.

However, during the day when I am up and active, my BP is a little lower. So I check it before dinner to see how low it gets. Having both readings (highest and lowest of the day) has given me and my doctor the best information upon which to base my BP meds -- much better than basing decisions on an occasional reading in the middle of the day.

Over time, as I have lost weight and gotten more physically fit ... we have been able to cut my BP meds by 50% as we watched those afternoon low readings get too low and the morning readings be not-so-high.
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SUSAN29NJ Posts: 2,425
6/28/14 4:02 P

I do not. However, when they take it at the doctor's office, it is always normal.

UMBILICAL Posts: 12,786
6/28/14 1:35 P

y

KRKNOCKS SparkPoints: (108,888)
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6/28/14 9:11 A

No.

PAULIE91952 Posts: 6,657
6/28/14 8:20 A

yes

MARKATSPARK Posts: 4,815
6/28/14 6:53 A

no

NWLIFESRC Posts: 9,316
6/28/14 6:22 A

yes five time per wk

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6/28/14 6:22 A

Yes

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JUSTECROYEZ Posts: 1,802
6/28/14 5:15 A

Yes


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6/28/14 4:52 A

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ROXYCARIN SparkPoints: (61,280)
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6/28/14 3:44 A

Yes

GRACED777 SparkPoints: (80,075)
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6/27/14 4:20 P

Yes, twice a week. One week before breakfast, also in the same week around noon. The next week around 5pm, and another day just before bed. Since I am doing well, occasionally I skip a week.

My weight is day by day becoming more dependent upon Whose I am than on my circumstances and feelings.

Life here is a one-time deal. I want to live it well.

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MEWHENRYSMAMA Posts: 9,902
6/27/14 2:51 P

Yes

MANDIETERRIER1 Posts: 14,874
6/27/14 1:43 P

Yes I do. Even though it's always low

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JLAMING263 Posts: 4,685
6/27/14 12:27 P

Used to. But since it is under control, I don't any more... emoticon

Jim Laming
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6/27/14 12:24 P

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ERICREH Posts: 3,487
6/27/14 12:05 P

I do, but not on a regular schedule, pretty much anytime I see one of those machines in a store.

SHERYLDS Posts: 14,399
6/27/14 11:30 A

yes

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6/27/14 10:54 A

I have started checking mine once a week because it has gotten high.
Have a DR appointment for late July and if I can't get it down by then I told my husband that I will go on medicine since it is such a dangerous thing.

I have started taking CoQ10 and it has helped drop it but it does make me a little sick every day.


Starting this journey over again. Lost quite a bit during divorce almost 5 years ago and have allowed myself to gain it all back by not weighing myself daily and recording what I eat.
God gives me the strength every day to face all obstacles.
HAPPYCPA1965 SparkPoints: (233,328)
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6/27/14 10:20 A

Yes but not as often as I should.

DIETCOLALOLA Posts: 1,291
6/27/14 9:01 A

Once in a while. Mine is usually low to perfect. I'm lucky.

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BOB5148 SparkPoints: (189,894)
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6/27/14 8:24 A

Everyday

SALGUOD2 Posts: 3,833
6/27/14 7:05 A

I check it about once every 2 weeks at work

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6/27/14 6:53 A

Yes Several times a week

TRYINGHARD54 Posts: 5,185
6/27/14 6:44 A

I check it from time to time.. its good. emoticon

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NISSANGIRL Posts: 22,556
6/27/14 6:06 A

most times

THROOPER62 Posts: 22,643
6/27/14 5:38 A

no

MARKATSPARK Posts: 4,815
6/27/14 5:23 A

no

STEELER71 Posts: 8,042
6/27/14 5:08 A




Yes I do.

DWROBERGE SparkPoints: (439,566)
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6/27/14 4:38 A

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FAITHP44 Posts: 5,451
6/27/14 4:13 A

No not regularly. It's usually perfect though!

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6/27/14 2:56 A





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JANCARD SparkPoints: (84,973)
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6/27/14 1:55 A

Good article. Thanks for sharing!


"Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible."
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DENRNAJ SparkPoints: (96,533)
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6/27/14 1:54 A

No, but I should

Make it happen- just one step at a time!
JEFFGIRL Posts: 8,154
6/27/14 1:46 A

No, it's always O.K.

JANIEWWJD SparkPoints: (326,058)
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6/27/14 12:04 A

Online Now  • ))
Very interesting article. Thank you very much!!!

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EMPRESSAMQ Posts: 5,077
6/26/14 10:25 P

Thanks for posting.

Yes, I do monitor my BP.

Moving in new directions.
EXOTEC Posts: 3,327
6/26/14 10:21 P

I got this link to an interesting article in my email today. It refers to nighttime BP readings. It's not a study, just something to consider, if you check your BP regularly.

www.medscape.com/viewarticle/825336?src=wn
l_edit_specol&uac=128458SR


There's also an article noted in the sidebar about BP meds being more effective if taken at night. I didn't read that one, but if you check the first link, you might follow that one, too.

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